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September 7 English 8


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

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September 7 English 8

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