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Presentation covers the three types of cinquains and details the accompanying homework assignment.

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  • 8th Grade EnglishSeptember 7, 2010
    Today’s Agenda:
    • Hand back journals, vocab and diamantes
    • Get new vocabulary list and homework
    • Notes on cinquain poems
    • Writing cinquains
    • Homework?
  • Handing back materials
    If you still owe me work, please make sure it’s in by TOMORROW, or there will be consequences
    *****You may correct errors on your vocabulary tests for half credit. All corrections must be in by Thursday*****
  • New Vocabulary List
    For homework tonight, write the word, part of speech and definition in your notebook. The questions are the same style as last week. I will check these tomorrow!
  • Cinquain Poems
    5-line poems
    Created based on the Japanese haiku
    Three types
    Word pattern
    Syllable pattern
    Combination
    Tree
    Strong, Tall
    Swaying, swinging, sighing
    Soothing memories of summer
    Oak
  • Word Pattern Cinquain
    Line 1: Noun (The Subject)
    Line 2: 2 Adjectives describing line 1
    Line 3: 3 verbs related to line 1
    Line 4: 4 feelings related to line 1
    Line 5: 1 Noun- synonym or repeat line 1
    Knights
    Armor, shields
    Fighting, charging, slaughtering
    Worried, delighted, brave, fearsome
    Crusaders
  • Syllable Pattern Cinquain
    When the
    Doctor told me
    I had to wear a cast,
    My heart shattered into pieces.
    No sports.
    Line 1: 2 Syllables
    Line 2: 4 Syllables
    Line 3: 6 Syllables
    Line 4: 8 Syllables
    Line 5: 2 Syllables
    Syllable pattern cinquains can be sentences or include phrases
  • Combination Pattern Cinquain
    Follows the rules of both the word pattern and syllable pattern cinquain
    Does not use phrases or sentences
    River
    Clear, wonderful
    Slapping, whirling, flowing
    Cold, slippery, calming, lively
    Water
  • Your Task:
    Create one of each type of cinquain by class tomorrow. Use the rest of class time wisely, as you may finish today.
    Need help with ideas? SNOWBALL FIGHT!!