Category Archives: English 10

Monday November 18th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Inspiration Poems:  Due on Thursday November 21st.  How are we making out?

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activitiy

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

 

 

Friday November 15th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

 

 

Tuesday November 12th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Just a heads up…spoken word finals are on Thursday December 4th.  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 week…

-spoken word criteria

secondary-public-speaking

poetry-slam-and-performing-poetry

spoken-word-rant-or-this-i-believe-worksheet

Sarah Key

“Jellyfish”

“Hands”

“When Love Arrives”

“Somewhere in America”

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

 

 

Tuesday November 5th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Today we will be starting class with your poetry quiz.

*Coming back to our poems from last week: debrief

“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

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“If” by Rudyard Kipling

if-by-rudyard-kipling

“Oh Captain My Captain” by Walt Whitman

o-captain-my-captain-by-walt-whitman

“I Too Sing America” by Langston Hughes

i-too-sing-america-by-langston-hughes

“Art Reflecting Life” by Thomas King

art-reflecting-life-by-thomas-king

*Venn Diagram:  “If” and “The Road Not Taken”

writing-poetry-grade-10-assignment-rubric

Andrew’s group presentation

The Road Not Taken analysis- ENG10