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English 10 - 12/3/12. Write on a subject of your choice. What do you get when you cross a polar bear with a seal? Wonk – slang for someone who studies excessively. “Know” spelled backwards .

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English 10 12 3 12

English 10 - 12/3/12

  • Write on a subject of your choice.

  • What do you get when you cross a polar bear with a seal?

  • Wonk – slang for someone who studies excessively. “Know” spelled backwards.

    Goals –Notes on memorization techniques. Discuss reasons and purposes for memorizing and reciting poetry. Poem approvals.

    Homework – Begin memorizing first poem. Don’t forget to study for quiz #14 Friday.


English 10 12 4 12

English 10 - 12/4/12

  • Proper words in proper places, make the definition of style. -Jonathon Swift

  • The old farmer tried fish farming once, but had to give it up when his combine kept getting stuck in the lake.

  • Autology – the scientific study of oneself.

    Goals – Learn about tone and shifts. Work on reciting your poem. Presentations.

    Homework – Write your first poem from memory on your daily work paper. Recite it before going to bed.


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English 10 - 12/5/12

  • There is nothing good or bad, but thinking makes it so. Shakespeare, Hamlet.

  • Why did the atoms cross the road?

  • Ululate – to howl or hoot.

    Goals –Recite or read your poem for a classmate. Evaluate recitations. Check for errors.

    Homework – Write your poem from memory on your daily work paper a second time. Recite it before going to bed.


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English 10 - 12/6/12

  • Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.  ~John Keats

  • Did you hear about the corduroy pillows?

  • Tintinnabulation – The sound of bells ringing.

    Goals –Recite your poems with partners. Evaluate poetry recitations. Check for accuracy. Poetry recitals for evaluation.

    Homework – Do whatever it takes to be able to recite tomorrow.


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English 10 - 12/7/12

  • Five minutes to prepare for Vocab. #14.

  • Why did the cookie visit the doctor?

  • Tinnitus – a ringing sound in the head.

    Goals –Complete vocabulary study #14. Recite your poem with partners. Evaluate poetry recitations. Check for accuracy.

    Homework –Write your second poem from memory on your daily work paper. Recite it before going to bed. Be ready to recite for a grade Monday.


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