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Aim: How do we recognize and interpret
symbolism in poetry?
Agenda: Copy Aim, T.A.P., H.W., Motivation mini lesson, class ...
T.A.P.( 5 min)
1)What is in the picture?
2) What does this represent to immigrants ?
Mini Lesson:
( 10 min)
Our language contains an immense number of symbols whose intended meaning or
significance is well-k...
What is meant by symbolism?
Symbolism is the practice or art of using an object or a word to
represent an abstract idea.
A...
Recognizing symbols: ( 5 min)
#1-10
Share you response with the class. (5 min)
Class Activity: Recognizing symbols in “Annabel
Lee”.
Vocabulary:
Seraphs- A celestial being having three pairs of wings.
...
Annabel Lee
by Edgar Allan Poe
It was many and many a year ago,
In a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom yo...
I was a child and she was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea:
But we loved with a love that was more than love--
I and my...
Re play the poem.
Re play the poem.
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Recognize symbolism in poetry 092013

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Recognize symbolism in poetry 092013

  1. 1. Aim: How do we recognize and interpret symbolism in poetry? Agenda: Copy Aim, T.A.P., H.W., Motivation mini lesson, class activity. CCLS: RL.9-10.1, W.9-10.2, SL.9-10.4 Swbat: Define symbolism, identify , and give examples of symbolism in poetry, H.W. 1) Read “Annabel Lee”, cite three more Examples of symbolism in the poem.
  2. 2. T.A.P.( 5 min) 1)What is in the picture? 2) What does this represent to immigrants ?
  3. 3. Mini Lesson: ( 10 min) Our language contains an immense number of symbols whose intended meaning or significance is well-known and accepted by the majority. Black is used to represent death or evil. A chain can symbolize the coming together of two things What does this symbolize?
  4. 4. What is meant by symbolism? Symbolism is the practice or art of using an object or a word to represent an abstract idea. An action, person, place, word, or object can all have a symbolic meaning. When an author wants to suggest a certain mood or emotion, he can also use symbolism to hint at it, rather than just blatantly saying it.
  5. 5. Recognizing symbols: ( 5 min) #1-10 Share you response with the class. (5 min)
  6. 6. Class Activity: Recognizing symbols in “Annabel Lee”. Vocabulary: Seraphs- A celestial being having three pairs of wings. Sepulchre-a burial vault, tomb, or grave. . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmTv7O40SR8
  7. 7. Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of Annabel Lee; And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me.
  8. 8. I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea: But we loved with a love that was more than love-- I and my Annabel Lee; With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven Coveted her and me. (10 min) Find an example of symbolism is this stanza of the Poem. Explain. Summary: What is meant by symbolism? Give an example.
  9. 9. Re play the poem.
  10. 10. Re play the poem.

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