Friday October 26th, 2017

Happy Friday

Yesterday, you wrote a poetry terms quiz and worked on a “Building Understanding” for One of the poems you analyzed.

*Just a heads up…spoken word finals are on Friday December 1st.  Usually class finalists need to be chosen several days before this date.  If you are really ambitious you can start to give this some thought…we will be starting this next week…

-spoken word criteria




This lesson is about learning rhythm and scansion.  It is usually a harder topic to learn.  It is regarding how to learn iambic pentameter or trochaic tetrameter for example.

“Casey at the Bat”:  please read the poem on the first link.  After you read the poem, you can watch the two attached cartoons below.  After, you can work on the questions attached to the poem on the first link.  The second link is an additional resource.



Looking Forward To Next Week:  you will be creating Inspiration Poems:  You will be presenting/showing these to the class….you can choose any program, software video tools that you think best will work for you….

You will have class time to work on this assignment.


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