Learning Goal: I will begin to examine poetry in preparation for studying The Merchant of Venice.
Minds On: Poetic Devices...Partner, picture, and present!!!
Action: Wow handouts! Calm down! We will not look at all of these today...however, we will review your understanding of poetic devices. - Analysis of poems and their connection to TKAM. Modeled then in partners, analyze the poem you are given. What poetic devices are present? What connections to TKAM can you make? Share your findings with the class.
Consolidation: Draft a poem for TKAM
Learning Goal: I will continue to examine poetic devices in preparation for my Shakespeare unit
Minds On: Create a mini poem using at least three poetic devices. Only ONE can be one that you know from your list of literary devices!
Action: NEWS REPORT!!!!!
Finish our modeled/collaborative analysis
Jigsaw poems...partner up and analyze these poems!
Consolidation: Troubles? List three challenges you faced when analyzing your poem.
Rhythm and Rhyme
I bet you can recognize these!
Wednesday, 04th - Library and laptops
Thursday, 05th - Rhyming and Comparing Poems - NEW SEATING CHART!!!
Learning Goal: First we will watch a lovely poetry slam about LOVE... I will continue to examine poetry by examining rhyming and comparing poems
Minds On: Nursery Rhyme analysis - underline or highlight the rhymes and identify the pattern
Action: Purpose of comparing poem - metaphors and similes - Poem analysis
Consolidation: Now you try!
HOMEWORK!!!! - You MUST complete your Comparing Poetry handout! If you were absent, it is at the bottom of the page. If you cannot open the file from home, the expectation is that you print it in the library at lunch and complete it then! It will only take you 15-20 minutes.
Iambic Pentameter and Pirates...Shall we write a sonnet? Good time to demonstrate your understanding of elision...
Minds On: Feet? What? Oh...and some Latin!
Action: I am a pirate with a wooden leg! (Secrets revealed!) We will write a sonnet about a pirate!
You now will have the opportunity to write your own sonnet! GO!
Consolidation: Vocab review white-board style! (You must write you definition on the white board and be the first to raise your board in the air with the correct definition! And....I need two judges! I'm staying out of this one!