September 8 English 8

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September 8 English 8

  1. 1. English 8September 8, 2010<br />Today’s Agenda:<br /><ul><li>Journal
  2. 2. Check and review vocabulary words
  3. 3. Peer review of cinquain poems
  4. 4. Notes on Sound
  5. 5. “I Am” poem</li></li></ul><li>Vocabulary Words<br />Check to make sure you chose the correct definition. I will be around to check your notebook.<br />
  6. 6. Choose a partner<br />Look over that person’s three cinquain poems. Make sure that each:<br />Follows the correct pattern<br />Uses correct parts of speech<br />Make any suggestions<br />Peer Review of Cinquain Poems<br />
  7. 7. Rhyme: Rhyme is a repetition of sounds at the end of words.  <br />End rhyme occurs when words at the end of lines in a poem rhyme.<br />Internal rhyme is when words within a single line of a poem rhyme. <br />Sound<br />
  8. 8. Rhyme Scheme refers to the pattern of rhymes in a poem.  Rhyme schemes are described by using letters to represent different rhyming sounds. The lines below illustrate an ABAB rhyme scheme: <br />The old moon is tarnishedWith smoke of the flood,The dead leaves are varnishedWith color like blood,<br />Sound (continued)<br />
  9. 9. Repetition: repeating sounds, words, phrases, lines or even stanzas in a poem. <br />Alliteration: Repeating the beginning consonant(s) of words<br />When whole stanzas are repeated, the repeated stanza can sometimes be referred to as a chorus.<br />Sound (continued)<br />
  10. 10. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.`'Tis some visitor,' I muttered, `tapping at my chamber door -Only this, and nothing more.‘<br />-”The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe<br />Find the Rhymes <br />
  11. 11. Homework: follow the model for an “I Am” poem.<br />Use the following at least twice in your poem:<br />Alliteration<br />End rhyme<br />Internal rhyme<br />“I Am” Poem<br />

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