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Powerpoint presentation for technology

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Powerpoint presentation for technology

  1. 1. How to read a Poem<br />When you read a poem, concentrate on these two questions: <br />1) How does the poem make me feel? <br />2) What does the poem make me think of? <br />What is poetry really about? <br />
  2. 2. The Dead Poets Society: <br />See also: The Dead Poets Society <br />
  3. 3. Guided Imagery in English<br />What is guided imagery?<br />Allows you to explore concepts visually by connecting what<br />you “see” in your mind to what you will read.<br />Allows you to access what you know and match it to the information in <br />a text. In doing so, you build on the meaning that you already have. <br />Allows you to connect what is taking place in your life, <br />or the world with what you are reading. <br />
  4. 4. The whole idea of it makes me feel<br />like I'm coming down with something,<br />something worse than any stomach ache<br />or the headaches I get from reading in bad light—<br />a kind of measles of the spirit, a mumps of the psyche,<br />a disfiguring chicken pox of the soul.<br />You tell me it is too early to be looking back,<br />but that is because you have forgotten<br />the perfect simplicity of being one<br />and the beautiful complexity introduced by two.<br />But I can lie on my bed and remember every digit.<br />At four I was an Arabian wizard.<br />I could make myself invisible<br />by drinking a glass of milk a certain way.<br />At seven I was a soldier, at nine a prince.<br /> But now I am mostly at the window<br />watching the late afternoon light.<br />Back then it never fell so solemnly<br />against the side of my tree house,<br />and my bicycle never leaned against the garage<br />as it does today,<br />all the dark blue speed drained out of it.<br />This is the beginning of sadness, I say to myself,<br />as I walk through the universe in my sneakers.<br />It is time to say good-bye to my imaginary friends,<br />time to turn the first big number.<br />It seems only yesterday I used to believe<br />there was nothing under my skin but light.<br />If you cut me I could shine.<br />But now when I fall upon the sidewalks of life,<br />I skin my knees. I bleed.<br />On Turning Ten By Billy Collins <br />
  5. 5. How do we understand Poetry? <br />Think back to “Turning on Ten” How/ why did you relate to this poem? <br />You relate to it through IMAGES, also known as Imagery! <br />
  6. 6. Poetic devices: Playing with meaning<br /><ul><li>Imagery: </li></ul>A set of mental images or pictures <br /><ul><li>Metaphor: </li></ul>Comparing two things without using the words “like” or “as”. <br /><ul><li>Simile: </li></ul>Comparing two words using “like” or “as”. <br /><ul><li>Personification:</li></ul>Giving human feelings/ qualities to something that is not alive. <br />
  7. 7. Metaphor <br />He has the heart of a lion.<br />You are the sun in my sky.<br />A light in a sea of darkness.<br />It is raining cats and dogs.<br />You are the light in my life.<br />You had better pull your socks up. <br /> <br />Jumping for joy.<br /> <br />Apple of my eye.<br /> <br /> <br />The Road not Taken by Robert Frost: <br />
  8. 8. Simile<br />Life is like a box of chocolates.<br />Life is a journey. Enjoy the Ride.<br />
  9. 9. And the point is? <br />A poem does four things:<br />It tells a story.<br />It presents a picture.<br />It expresses an emotional experience.<br />It Reflects on life. <br />
  10. 10. Where can you find MS Powerpoint features used? <br />Create a slideshow from a template: The template I have used throughout this presentation is the very first choice on the ‘design’ section. All but ONE slide has this as a template in the background. <br />Slide #7 is hidden because I’m not sure whether or not I will need to provide students with this information when I am teaching it to my class – it is dependant on how well they grasp metaphor and my explanation. <br />Add video / audio: I added a video on slide two- The Dead Poets Society. Although you probably won’t be able to see this because it is saved on my computer. Therefore I added a link to the video on YouTube. The video is included on here because at the school I am going to be teaching at again in a few weeks, they do not have the ability to connect to YouTube. There is also thunder added on slide three. <br />Include graphics: On slides 3 and 4 I included graphics in the bottom right hand corner. <br />Using slide effects: As you can see on slide I used a custom animation to make the box man in the corner fly in. There is also many effects added to various slide from custom animations. <br />Adding various texts, contents, list and notes: I changed the text to ‘corbel’ and added colors to many of them. <br />

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