Today we will listen and read three important WWI poems. You are to “mark up” your poem following the steps in the “deconstructing poetry” outlined below. I will guide you for some of it, but you and your partner will be analyzing on your own then teaching the other two people in your group.
Practice difference between allusion, metaphor, assonance, consonance, simile.
- Homework check- letter from Canada
- Please send me your Edublog link through this Form:
- Commonly confused words quiz on No Red Ink
- Poetry Terms quiz (on paper)
- Continue working on “All Quiet…” It is to be completed by tomorrow morning. When you are done, DO NOT SEND TO ME. Put it on your Edublog with the “add document” button above. TAG:AllQuietA (or B) Please put on “private” mode for now.
- Do the corrections for your “PhotoVoice” paragraph and post to your blog with the image. Due by tomorrow. TAG:PhotoVoiceA (or B). Copy and paste to the blog- not a link to the document please.
Today you will write a letter from Canada to the Front Lines in Europe. It is due on Monday. DO NOT SEND TO ME. You will get a homework mark on Monday if it is complete. I will give you further instructions on Monday on how to hand in.
Here is the assignment:
- Practice a few more commonly confused words. Quiz on Monday (accept/except, quiet/quite, desert/dessert, your/you’re, everyone/every one, anyone/any one, their/there/they’re, good/well, who/who, who’s/whose, lose/loose, everyday/every day, passed/past)
- Quiz on the poetry terms: https://quizlet.com/126263333/english-10-poetry-terms-flash-cards/
- Finish questions 1-7 in “All Quiet on the Western Front” for Monday. We will finish it off on Monday and it is due on Tuesday. Do not send to me until I ask for it.
Review commonly confused words- put in sentences
Review poetry terms- quiz on Monday!!
Read chapter 1 of All Quiet…. All Quiet on the Western Front
- No Red Ink- “who vs whom” and “good vs well”
- How to format your bibliography using Microsoft Word
- Poetry Concept map is due ASAP – quiz on Monday of next week. Quizlet for Poetry Terms
- All Quiet on the Western Front- Chapter 1. Do the vocabulary and the prewriting paragraph for tomorrow.
- Have your outline on the desk and your devices charged with your research ready
- Introduction- hook, background information (Canada is a constitutional democracy and some background on your topic) and thesis
- Body paragraphs: follow the order of the outline. You have a choice of paraphrasing your evidence from the source OR directly quoting. At this point, we ask only that you put your quote within quotation marks and we will not assess the other punctuation rules THIS TIME 🙂
- Bibliography: I will show you how to insert this information into your document in the last 15 minutes of class. Be sure to have your research handy.
- You are to finish this essay at home. It is due on Wednesday!!!
- Do the research for your persuasive essay
- Fill in your outline and bring on Monday
- Remember to record your sources or have them bookmarked on your computer
- Write your thesis statement:
- We will be writing IN-CLASS on Monday. There is no time to do research.
- On Monday, I will teach you how to integrate your evidence into a paragraph AND how to format your resources
- Essay is due Tuesday, Oct. 1st
Link to MY outline if you can’t see it on the page: Outline for Democracy