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8th grade 2 5-13


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8th grade 2 5-13

  1. 1. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 2/5/13 Assignments: 8th Grade Language Arts - Lit Circles (W) Agenda: -Outline Draft 1. Warm-up: Choose Spelling Words (Completely filled in) 2. Finish up "The Big Sea" (F- End of class) 3. Harlem Renaissance Poetry -Reading Log 3 and pink sheet (F) -Spelling Test (F) 1
  2. 2. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 ancient  plagiarism  bitterness  melancholy  diffident  voluble  figurative  odious  syncopated plaintive  couplet medley  satisfied  sonnet sentimental  veranda  unscrupulous  Personification malice vivacious  tableau arduous  pallor  Alliteration  brandish  ebony  Assonance  indignant Renaissance playwright  2
  3. 3. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 Prereading Notes: As You Read: Read the first four paragraphs. As you read, write comments Then look the illustrations and about Hughess many jobs and read the last line of the story. how you think he felt about What do you think happens? them. Looking Back: After You Read: Were your predictions accurate? Find examples of experiences that Explain. taught Langston Hughes about life. What events do you think helped shape his character or writing? 3
  4. 4. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 "The Weary Blues" by Langston Hughes What predictions can you make about he poems tone and poems content based on the vocabulary we explored? Tone= The way the author feels about the subject Elements of Literature 4
  5. 5. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 The poet speaks...push the star to hear Langston Hughes speak. Review the text of the poem using the blue button link. How did hearing the poem read Pull by the author help you to understand? 5
  6. 6. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 During Reading­ Throw the dice to uncover the  figurative language or sound device you have been  challenged to locate within the poem.  Touch the dice;  then tap the yellow arrow to pull out your term. Record  your example under each term. 6
  7. 7. 8th grade 2­5­13.notebook February 05, 2013 7