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Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Good Copy of your essay is due today: Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Question: Compare and/or contrast Charlotte’s mother and Ms. Hancock and how they influence Charlotte

    1. Post your essay to your Edublog Tag:

NelsonmetaphorFall2019D

*I would also like you to bring in a paper copy of the essay

Yesterday, we started to go through “Analyzing Poetry” as applied to your own song that you will choose.

  1.  Choose a song that you enjoy listening to –both in terms of its sound but also its lyrics.  Your songs lyrics must be appropriate.
  2. You will go through the seven steps on the “Analyzing Poetry” sheet: 
  3. You will be posting this on Edublog: song video (embed from youtube)
  4. Embed your seven step analysis
  5. Tag:

NelsonsonganalysisFall2019D

* “Building Understanding”:   you worked on an activity where you chose your own song then you analyzed it.  You must have chosen the song you did as it may have some meaning for you.  You are now to complete a “Building Understanding” for the song you chose connecting it to our inquiry theme.

*Core Competency:  on the essay/process for “The Metaphor”.

Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Good Morning!

Head’s Up:  You should be studying for a poetry terms quiz.

*Create a Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting the two poems:  Caged Bird by Maya Angelou and Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

*The Shakespearean Sonnet

*Create a Venn Diagram comparing the two Shakespearean Sonnets

*Question:  Why do you think I get you to do so many Venn Diagrams? 🙂

*I Hear America Singing/I Too America Sing:

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*Venn Diagram

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Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/details/figurative-language/819f2075-6927-4010-9155-3b39e9414d31

https://create.kahoot.it/details/figurative-language/52c39f28-babc-45e3-a51e-35ba1f146703

 

Monday October 21st, 2019

Good Afternoon!

*Good Copy of your essay will be due on Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Question: Compare and/or contrast Charlotte’s mother and Ms. Hancock and how they influence Charlotte

    1. Post your essay to your Edublog Tag:

NelsonmetaphorFall2019D

*I would also like you to bring in a paper copy of the essay

*If time:  we are going to go through “Analyzing Poetry” as applied to your own song that you will choose.

  1.  Choose a song that you enjoy listening to –both in terms of its sound but also its lyrics.  Your songs lyrics must be appropriate.
  2. You will go through the seven steps on the “Analyzing Poetry” sheet: 
  3. You will be posting this on Edublog: song video (embed from youtube)
  4. Embed your seven step analysis
  5. Tag:

NelsonsonganalysisFall2019D

Monday October 21st, 2019

Good Morning!

Head’s Up:  You should be studying for a poetry terms quiz.

https://create.kahoot.it/details/english-12-literary-terms/09d571eb-84fd-4aae-8cc0-eedc218acd69

*Lyric Poetry

*Create a Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting the two poems:  Caged Bird by Maya Angelou and Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

*The Shakespearean Sonnet

*Create a Venn Diagram comparing the two Shakespearean Sonnets

*Question:  Why do you think I get you to do so many Venn Diagrams? 🙂

*I Hear America Singing/I Too America Sing:

*Venn Diagram

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Kahoot: https://create.kahoot.it/details/figurative-language/819f2075-6927-4010-9155-3b39e9414d31

https://create.kahoot.it/details/figurative-language/52c39f28-babc-45e3-a51e-35ba1f146703

 

Friday October 18th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

Friday Morning Write

1) Sometimes people are unable to control the directions of their own lives

2)  Acceptance

We will work on a peer edit of your essay on “The Metaphor”.

peer-edit-sheet

*Good Copy of your essay will be due on Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

Question: Compare and/or contrast Charlotte’s mother and Ms. Hancock and how they influence Charlotte

    1. Post your essay to your Edublog Tag:

NelsonmetaphorFall2019D

*I would also like you to bring in a paper copy of the essay

*If time:  we are going to go through “Analyzing Poetry” as applied to your own song that you will choose.

  1.  Choose a song that you enjoy listening to –both in terms of its sound but also its lyrics.  Your songs lyrics must be appropriate.
  2. You will go through the seven steps on the “Analyzing Poetry” sheet: 
  3. You will be posting this on Edublog: song video (embed from youtube)
  4. Embed your seven step analysis
  5. Tag:

NelsonsonganalysisFall2019D

 

Friday October 18th, 2019

Good Morning!

Friday Morning Write

1) Sometimes people are unable to control the directions of their own lives

2)  Acceptance

Head’s Up:  You should be studying for a poetry terms quiz.

https://create.kahoot.it/details/english-12-literary-terms/09d571eb-84fd-4aae-8cc0-eedc218acd69

*Three Venn Diagram:  some of these do not look complete.  You will have a bit of time to work on these.  Please take a photo of your own and take a look at others throughout the room.

*Lyric Poetry

*Create a Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting the two poems:  Caged Bird by Maya Angelou and Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar

*The Shakespearean Sonnet

*Create a Venn Diagram comparing the two Shakespearean Sonnets

*Question:  Why do you think I get you to do so many Venn Diagrams? 🙂

Thursday October 17th, 2019

Hello,

*Head’s Up:  Your Essay rough copy must be done for Friday’s class.  You will be divided into partners to peer edit your essay. Question for essay:  Compare and/or Contrast Ms. Hancock and Charlotte’s mother and their influence on Charlotte.  At this point your drafts should be complete.

Tomorrow…you will go through the peer edit sheet below.

peer-edit-sheet

Today we are going to:

-Go over the poetry terms

poetry-10-terms

Kahoot:

https://create.kahoot.it/details/poetic-devices/83d75afc-6d4a-479a-a6e2-309ee8b821e4

-Class poem:  Each student must write a line of poetry that contains a poetic device.

We will then put the different lines of poetry together to make a poem…have some fun with it.

-Analyzing Poetry

analyzing-poetry

-You will then have time to work on your essays for “The Metaphor”.  At this point you should be working on your rough draft of your essay.

 

 

Thursday October 17th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/gallery walk

*Head’s Up:  You should be studying your poetry terms…we will be having a poetry quiz on the terms in the next week.

*After the analysis of the three poems is complete, you will continue with your group and create a three way venn diagram.  Each circle on the diagram will represent one of the three poems we have been studying.  Your task is to find the similarities/differences between the poems.  You will be doing this on large paper so that we can post around the room for a gallery walk.

 

Wednesday October 16th, 2019

Good Morning!

*No Red Ink: Prepositional Phrases and Parallel Structure

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*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/gallery walk

*Head’s Up:  You should be studying your poetry terms…we will be having a poetry quiz on the terms in the next week.

*After the analysis of the three poems is complete, you will continue with your group and create a three way venn diagram.  Each circle on the diagram will represent one of the three poems we have been studying.  Your task is to find the similarities/differences between the poems.  You will be doing this on large paper so that we can post around the room for a gallery walk.