What is poetry?. Thursday, November 7, 2013. “Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.” Marianne Moore. Vocabulary. Root Wor d of the day: Grat – pleasant, thank, or favor Words derived from grat : (look these up today) Ingrate Gratuitously Gratuity gratis
Thursday, November 7, 2013
“Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.”
Progression – Today you will begin to work with phrases and clauses, in order to learn when and how to use, semi-colons, colons, and commas. Take the pretest on page 295 in your notebook. Elect a team leader. The team leader will see me for the answer key when you have all finished. If we have computers today, send me your score and any questions you have about what you are about to learn using the Google protocol, keyword :confused.
Reflection – Write a three paragraph reflective writing piece that explains what your experience has been with poetry in school and your attitude about the art form. What do you like about poetry and what do you like least about it? What would you like individual assistance with learning in the poetry unit? Keyword – Poetry
Inquiry/Research - This week you are going to take what you learned from your webquest and either create a group animoto presentation or a prezi to present on our next A day. On our next A day, each of the five groups will present their prezis or animotos for a grade.
Conference– This cycle’s conference will be time to share your MP1 reflections, your poetry reflections, and the work you have done for your 1960s webquest. Share all of the following with your group mates and me.