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Monday, feb 6

  1. 1. Monday, February 6thEnglish 9- Second SemesterNavejar, Dammanna, Huth
  2. 2. Lesson objective• Today we will:1. Review poetry terms we learned2. Review poem Road Not Taken3. Consider the terms used in the poem4. Construct a 5 paragraph essay
  3. 3. Essay Structure• Indent to show you are starting a new paragraph• Do not put a space in-between paragraphs – Introduction – Paragraph on Rhyme scheme – Paragraph on Theme – Paragraph on literary devices used in the poem – Conclusion
  4. 4. Monday, February 6TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood, Sponge ActivityAnd sorry I could not travel both Please sit and work on theAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I could followingTo where it bent in the undergrowth; • Review the list ofThen took the other, as just as fair, terms we haveAnd having perhaps the better claim,Because it was grassy and wanted wear; learned so farThough as for that the passing there • Pick 2 of theHad worn them really about the same, literary terms weAnd both that morning equally lay have studiedIn leaves no step had trodden black. used in The RoadOh, I kept the first for another day!Yet knowing how way leads on to way, Not TakenI doubted if I should ever come back. • Write themI shall be telling this with a sigh down on yourSomewhere ages and ages hence: paperTwo roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by,And that has made all the difference.
  5. 5. Construct a paragraph using your notes from the sponge activity.• Write a short paragraph Use your notes/model paragraph to help you. with a topic sentence, examples (prove Paragraph Structure your points), and analysis 1.Topic sentence about the 2 terms you 2. Lead in sentence picked 3. Supporting details - a few words in• Include line numbers for “_____” and (Line___) the lines you pulled from 4. Analyze your point the poem• Use the paragraph structure we studied (look at your notes)
  6. 6. The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost, usedliterary devices. Tone and imagery are used inpoems. Tone means or is how the personsounds when he reads the poem. Imagery iswhen something is written in the poem that areader can imagine. Frost used imagery whenhe wrote, “Two roads diverged” (line 1). Inaddition, he used __________. Hewrote, ___________ (line _) One line ofanalysis ____________________________.
  7. 7. Paragraph 2 You have this in your notes from Friday. This is the paragraph on the type of poem Road Not Taken is This is a poem that follows a strict rhymescheme. For example, the first stanza’s rhymescheme is A, B, A, A, B. The rhythmic pattern isconsistent as well. Each line has 9 syllables. Unlikefree verse, this poem follows a rigid structure.
  8. 8. Paragraph 3 You have this in your notes from Friday. This is the paragraph on theme. The theme of this poem is ____________.For example, the speaker mentions“___________________” (line ___). Inaddition, the speaker states“_______________” (line__). Throughoutthe entire poem, the main idea is___________.
  9. 9. Paragraph 4 Pick 2 of the literary terms we have studied (imagery, metaphor, diction, etc.) used in The Road Not Taken Use your notes from the sponge activity Robert Frost used literary devices in The Road Not Taken. Two of the literary terms used in this poem are _______ and ________. For example, the author uses imagery when he writes “___________” (line ___). He also uses ________ when he writes “_______________” (line__). These terms add _________ and _________ to the poem.(You can change the wording to fit your own terms and examples)
  10. 10. Introduction Paragraph StructureWrite down the structure-• General statement• Mention poet and poem• The three points you are addressing
  11. 11. Construct the Intro ParagraphMost people think about if the choices theymade in life were the correct ones. In thepoem by Robert Frost, The Road NotTaken, the speaker reflects upon a choice hemade. Robert Frost used a strict rhymescheme (1), and literary devices(2) todevelop his theme(3) about makingimportant life choices.
  12. 12. Conclusion ParagraphWrite down the structure• Restate your main points• Provide your opinion on the effectiveness of Frost’s use of literary devices• Closing statement about life choices
  13. 13. Create a conclusion paragraph Robert Frost used a strict rhymescheme (1), and literary devices(2) todevelop his theme(3) about makingimportant life choices. Through his use ofthese terms, he was able to emphasize hismessage. Frost teaches the reader a lessonabout living with the choices he or she makes.
  14. 14. Piece your essay together• On a clean sheet of paper, you will write your essay using all of the paragraphs we wrote in class. This essay will be a part of your required English 9-second semester portfolio.• You need 5 PROFICIENT items in your portfolio to pass this class.
  15. 15. Essay Structure• Indent to show you are starting a new paragraph• Do not put a space in-between paragraphs – Introduction – Paragraph on Rhyme scheme – Paragraph on Theme – Paragraph on literary devices used in the poem – Conclusion
  16. 16. Denotation and Connotation• DENOTATION: The common, strict definition of a word as found in a dictionary; usually easily understood• CONNOTATION: The extra layer of meaning each word carries beyond the minimal, strict definition found in a dictionary• Much of poetry involves the poet using connotative diction that suggests meanings beyond what the words simply say• Example: The word "snake" simple denotes a reptile. But it has the connotation of someone who can not be trusted, someone sneaky, or dishonest

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