Impact English 8th GradeUnit 3 : Magic and Illusion
LESSON 1: THE LORD OF THE RINGSAIMS:Learn the difference between literaland inferred meaningLearn what symbols mean in anarrativeCreate your own symbol
The Lord of the Rings
Narrator Structure Characters Narrative“Frodo took it from Introduction his breeches- Complication pocket, where it Tells the story in Crisis an entertaining was clasped to a chain that hung Resolution way. from his belt” (ending)
LESSON 2 THE NOSEAIMS: Read the poem “DO NOT LET” Learn about the style and form of the poem Identify different kinds of images in the poem Write your own poem
I replaced the poem THE NOSE for DO NOT LET.The student must read the text DO NOT LET. DO NOT LET Poetry of Walt WhitmanDo not let the day end without having grown a bit, without being happy,without having risen your dreams.Do not let overcome by disappointment.Do not let anyone you remove the right to express yourself,which is almost a duty.Do not forsake the yearning to make your life something special.Be sure to believe that words and poetry it can change the world.Whatever happens, our essence is intact.We are beings full of passion. Vivid desert and oasis.We breakdowns, hurts us, teaches us, makes us protagonists of our ownhistory.
Although the wind blow against the powerful work continues:You can make a stanza. Never stop dreaming, because in a dream, man isfree.Do not fall into the worst mistakes: the silence.Most live in a dreadful silence. Do not resign escape."Issued by my screeches roofs of this world," says the poet.Rate the beauty of the simple things.You can make beautiful poetry on little things, but we can not row againstourselves. That transforms life into hell.Enjoy the panic that leads you have life ahead. Live intensely, withoutmediocrity.Think that you are the future and facing the task with pride and without fear.Learn from those who can teach you. The experiences of those who preceded usin our "dead poets", help you walk through life.Todays society is us "poets alive." Do not let life pass you live without that.
Information about poetry This content is shown in the board . POETRY• A poems express feelings or emotions you might have, but are too embarrassed to say it so you write your feelings in a poetry way.• A poem can be rhyming or it can be said at a faster pace, these are mostly children poems, but the complicated poems are more aimed to an older age group such as teenagers.
A poem contain :• Imagery is the use of language to represent actions, feelings that are trying to be portrayed from the author to the reader.• Rhythm is a type of way to tell a poem. You usually have a beat or background music in a rhythm poem.• Form, can be understood as the physical structure of the poem.
Questions of the poem “DO NOT LET” Questions1. What is the purpose of this poem?2. What does say the author about the dream?3. Do you think that the author was very imaginative with this poem?4. What does the author mean with the word SILENCE? Is it literal?5. What kind of simple things do you enjoy?6. Would you be able to live without money or technology?
Focus on: building images.Although the poem is told like asimple folk tale, it containsunusual images. Most appeal tothe sense of sight. For example,the poem opens with: Replacing the first verse of thepoem THE NOSE for the poem DONOT LET. Creating the form about the verse.
Students must create forms with some verses ofthe poem.For example: • 7. Create different forms with some verses of the poem "DO NOT LET“.
What do you know about poetry?Put the correct number in the box B from box A What do you know about poetry?
11. Draw an image with your own poem.Imagine you are in an awesome dreamwhere you are a hero.
LESSON 3: Trick of the mindAIMS:Read a series of explanationsLearn how to separate description fromexplanationLearn the difference between the activeand the passive
We think this lesson doesn’t have agood engagement. So, we decided toinclude some pictures, a video andsome guide questions, before the textof Darren Brown plays tricks.
Activity 1HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A MAGIC TRICK?CAN YOU TELL US WHAT YOU SAW?
Watch the following video and thenexplain what you saw
Activity 2:Considering that this text is for nativespeakers, they are not going to have problemswith the vocabulary given.Create one sentence for each word, using thevocabulary given in page 66, about the text.
In this stage we add some exercises,because there were not enough topractice the active and the passive,which is one of the aims. (p, 70,exercise 7)
Activity 3: Exercises passive and activeChange the following sentences intopassive-Once a week the magician cleans all hisutensils.-The cute girl helps the magician withthe performance.-The magician rabbit eats carrots.
Change the following sentences intoactive. -An original trick was shown to theaudience by the magician. -A cute rabbit was taken out from themagician s hat. -The show will be finish after thewoman is cut into 3 parts.