Speaker and Word Choice in Poetry. The poet is speaking to you like having a conversation in the kitchen. The poet could be mysterious and you have to analyze who is the poet. Two speakers may talk with each other and we are outsider listening. Vocabulary and Authors.
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The poet is speaking to you like having a conversation in the kitchen.
The poet could be mysterious and you have to analyze who is the poet.
Two speakers may talk with each other and we are outsider listening.
Vocabulary -add Speaker & Jargon to your notes. Use your notes for the others if you do not remember them.
Enter information on to the writer’s spreadsheet regarding:
Nikki Giovanni (from TN)
Use Venn diagram
Answer comprehension questions
Defend your answers
Use context clues
Identify figurative language
Expand your vocabulary
There will a short quiz over authors, vocabulary, and poems for each unit.
Prepare and study each night.
Must keep all work after I return it to you-poems will be used for a separate project to come.
Write answers to:
Pick a season(spring, summer, winter, fall)
Write 7-8 using descriptive writing detailing what occurs during this time, activities, you what enjoy about this season in poem format(stanza set up). You can add pictures/drawing. Must be on separate sheet and labeled.
Great day! It is warm and the sun is out
I am planning a trip to the beach
I get to run my toes through the sand
Then jump in the water too cool off when hot
The seagulls are plentiful and close in sight
After a day at the beach
We’ll eat ice cream later tonight
Using Venn Diagram
Compare and contrast(what is same/different) using 2 poems from this unit. Noting that the speaker is either going to be speaking as an adult or as a child.
Writing-on separate sheet
In poem format-6-8 sentences
Select an object(cell phone, Ipod, shoes, chair, car etc)
Describe a typical day-using details-listing good and bad
I am sitting on this shelf collecting dusk
I am waiting for someone to buy me
To take me home where I am played with and loved.
OH! What joy, I finally have an owner
My owner hugs and talks to me
I am told I will have a sister soon
My family is growing and I am no longer on the shelf.
Writing on separate paper w/title..Add pics if you like
Note the ending of L2 & L4=Park, dark
These would be rhyming words.
Identify other lines that rhyme.
Write a poem that rhymes using 6-7 lines.
Writing poetry is easy
It is simple as 1, 2,3
Just try to intrigue me
Its like writing a song
Words are not gone
Simply take from your head
Before you use up all your lead
Your grade will be your reward
As you continue to soar.