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    1. 1. Wednesday, April 27, 2011<br />Oral Language: More Voice Work<br />Literature: Sound in Poetry<br />
    2. 2. Housekeeping<br />pink slips<br />Exams will be given back next Wednesday<br />
    3. 3. Voice Work<br />In preparation for your oral presentations, we will continue with our voice work.<br />diaphragmatic breathing <br />articulation<br />projection <br />expression<br />
    4. 4. Warm-up – Facial Stretch<br />Pinch your face in<br />Open up your face<br />Repeat several times<br />Stick out your tongue out as far as you can and move it around<br />Say the syllable “la” in as many ways as you can<br /> Repeat the last step, but change your face. <br /> Massage the tension from your jaws, cheeks, and temples.<br />
    5. 5. Warm-up - Projection<br />Deep belly breaths with hand on belly<br />Stage Whisper – see handout<br />
    6. 6. Making and Shaping Sounds<br />when we exhale, air moves our vocal chords in our throat and they vibrate, creating sound<br />
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    8. 8. Making and Shaping Sounds<br />sound is also shaped in your mouth and throat<br />
    9. 9. Making and Shaping Sounds<br />Resonance – vibration and audibility <br />Vowels are open sustained sounds that make your voice audible, able to be heard<br />Formed by roof of your mouth, back of your throat and your sinuses<br />
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    11. 11. Vowel Warm up<br />See handout<br />
    12. 12. Making and Shaping Sounds<br />Articulation – clear and precise pronunciation of words<br />Consonants or “stopped” sounds<br />Shaped by your jaws, lips, tongue, teeth and far roof of your mouth<br />
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    14. 14. Consonant Warmup<br />See handout<br />
    15. 15. Poetry Warm-up<br />In pairs, each student should read one of the poems aloud to his/her partner. <br />One student should read “Annabel Lee” and the other “Recuerdo.”<br />Remember to speak from your belly!<br />
    16. 16. BREAK<br />
    17. 17. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />Questions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9 were assigned.<br />At your table, discuss the question number that I assign you for 5-10 minutes. <br />Make note of any questions or disagreements.<br />We will go over all the questions together now. <br />
    18. 18. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />“In this Kingdom by the Sea” <br />creates a romantic atmosphere, gothic (dark romanticism/beauty), mysterious<br />suggests royalty/class difference, set in United Kingdom perhaps? <br />
    19. 19. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />2. “We were very tired, we were . . . <br /> “We had gone . . .” <br />This refrain occurs at the beginning of each stanza.<br />Joyous memories. Emphasizing the living condition of the narrator. Without any concerns, carefree<br />
    20. 20. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />3. <br />Internal rhyme – “Annabel Lee”<br />And so all the night tide I lay down by the side (line 38)<br />Stars never rise, but I feel the bright eyes (line 36)<br />End rhyme <br />– “Annabel Lee”<br />Of my darling - my darling, my life and my bride (line 39)<br />– “Recuerdo”<br />Almost any pair of lines<br />merry/ferry (lines 1-2), stable/table (lines 3-4), etc.<br />
    21. 21. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />6. Rhyme scheme in “Annabel Lee”<br />Stanza 1 Stanza 2<br />a d<br />b b<br />a e<br />b b<br />c f<br />b b<br />
    22. 22. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />7. Rhyme scheme in “Recuerdo”<br />a<br />a<br />b<br />b<br />c<br />c<br />
    23. 23. Sound in Poetry<br />“Annabel Lee,” by Edgar Allan Poe<br />http://www.freesound.org/samplesViewSingle.php?id=47235<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxWE5mVi4Sg&feature=related<br />“Recuerdo,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay<br />http://ia700201.us.archive.org/16/items/recuerdo_librivox/recuerdo_millay_apc_64kb.mp3<br />
    24. 24. Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions<br />8. The rhythm in “Annabel Lee” is inconsistent, sometimes choppy and fast and at other times slower and smoother, like waves. The mood is sad, intense, mournful. <br />9. The rhythm in “Recuerdo” switches between shorter lines that seem to pause in the middle, and longer lines that don’t have as obvious a pause. This creates a mood that sometimes feels calm and relaxed and at others, lively and energetic. <br />
    25. 25. In-class Poetry Assignment<br />Write a clear, detailed response to question #2 on page 21 of your handout.<br />
    26. 26. Homework<br />No homework!<br />Bring your “English Skills” textbook on Monday. We will be doing in-class writing.<br />