Wednesday, February 1st English 9-Second Semester Navejar, Dammanna, Huth
Today’s ObjectivesI know:The literary terms:• Free Verse• Simile• Metaphor• Personification• Imagery• Alliteration• Rhythm• DictionI can:-identify these terms in a poem-use these terms in my own poemI will learn:-a new term- theme-I will review a new poem and practice what I know
Write today’s date- 2/1/12 and “SPONGE ACTIVITY” Sit down and respond to the following Choose an image you’d like to describe -Describe the image in 5 words. -Create one simile -Write one alliteration
Pair Share Activity1. Take out your poem and handout you received yesterday2. Be ready to share with a partner3. Activity a. Read the poem b. Look for terms that we studied c. Write example on chart d. Finish form e. Handback4. Be positive- no negative comments allowed5. Speak quietly when working together
Pretty Eyes by J.M.Her eyes were like theblue sky.When I look in hereyes. Which terms are usedI see pink and in this poem?blue butterflies. What is the tone?I tried and triedto tell her Describe the diction.How I felt What is the rhythmicbut every time pattern?I triedit was like she wouldrun and hide.
Untitled - F.B.Bang BangI lay my hand down WhatBang BangAnd I hear that earth shattering soundBang Bang terms toAn angel riddled skyBang BangAnother Future lost you see inBang bang, bang bang.As that trigger hits the finger, this poem?Bang BangThe Funeral gets bigger.Bang.And then I am awake
Writer’s Workshop-Pair/Share1. With a partner, exchange poems2. Do not tell your partner where your similes, metaphors, or personifications are located3. Your partner needs to be able to find the terms you used in the poem4. Your partner needs to describe the tone, diction, and rhythmic pattern
Robert Frost Handout DO NOT WRITE ON THE HANDOUT1. Quietly read the poem to yourself2. Let’s listen to the poem and see images3. Read the poem again a. Let’s review our terms- what did we find?4. Poetry Analysis a. How do we analyze a poem? b. What does this poem mean? c. How do you know that’s what it means?
New Term to know- Theme *3rd period 4th and 7th- has these notesTHEME: A central idea or statement that unifies and controls an entire literary work.• The theme can take the form of a brief and meaningful insight or a comprehensive vision of life; it may be a single idea such as "order and duty" (in many early Roman works), "seize-the-day" (in many late Roman works), or "jealousy" (in Shakespeares Othello).• A theme is the authors way of communicating and sharing ideas, perceptions, and feelings with readers, and it may be directly stated in the book, or it may only be implied.
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stood QuestionsAnd looked down one as far as I could 1. Is this a free verseTo where it bent in the undergrowth; poem?Then took the other, as just as fair, 2. What terms do you seeAnd having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear; (that we learned) inThough as for that the passing there this poem?Had worn them really about the same, 3. What is the theme ofAnd both that morning equally lay this poem?In leaves no step had trodden black.Oh, I kept the first for another day! *Hint: use only two orYet knowing how way leads on to way,I doubted if I should ever come back. three wordsI shall be telling this with a sighSomewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.