*Head’s Up: Spoken word…will be presented in class on Thursday November 22nd and 23rd. Finals in the Cafeteria are on Friday November 30th (For Grade 11’s and 12’s)
*No Red Ink: Commonly Confused Words III
*Writing Poems: Finish writing our poems. We will also start to look at the Rubric (formative assessment).
*Poetry Test: Tuesday November 20th, 2018
*Spoken Word in class: Thursday November 22nd and Friday November 23rd.
Kahoot: Devices Review
*Quote Integration: poetry
*What makes a good poem? Think/pair share
*Concept Maps: how are we making out?
-Poetry Test on Tuesday November 20th, 2018
-Spoken Word on Thursday November 22nd and Friday November 23rd.
Friday Writes: We will be doing a Friday write. Remember, you should be saving these into a Friday Writes Folder.
Brainstorm: What have we discussed in class that would make a strong composition essay on your Provincial exam?
Student samples from past provincial exams
1) Sometimes people are unable to control the directions of their own lives
*Yesterday we started a concept map –brainstorming the various poems we have looked at in our unit and writing down all we know about these poems while also making connections between poems…
*Head’s up: Spoken word will be taking place next week on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd
*Poetry Test: Looks like it will be on Tuesday November 20th.
The Poems we’ve studied and the connections between…
What Do I Remember of the Evacuation, Walking on two Sides of the Border, Caged Bird, My Mistress’ Eyes, Shall I Compare thee to a Summers’ Day, This is America, I Hear America Singing, I,Too America Sing, Because I Could Not Stop for Death, Sympathy….
*Create a Concept Map as a review exercise…
*Reminder that there will be a poetry test early next week….you should be reviewing terms and poems that we have studied.
*No Red Ink: Commas and Commonly Confused Words.
*Reminder that your Poetry Test will be later this week/early next week
*Spoken Word: In class will be Thursday/Friday 22/23rd. Grade Finals in the Cafeteria Thurs/Friday November 29th/30th.
You have time today to work on your spoken words…
*Reminder that today is a shortened day as it is our Remembrance Day Assembly
*Head’s up: Poetry test will be next week/week after
*Spoken word: Dates to perform in class are Thursday November 22nd and Friday November 23rd.
*Three Way Venn:
I Hear America Singing, I,Too America Sing, and This is America
*If time, you can work on your spoken word.
*No Red Ink: Adjectives and Adverbs
*Shakespearean Sonnet Venn Diagram: where are we at?
-Poetry terms matching
*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 sonnets