AP Literature Agenda - 10/16/11. Hamlet Haikus Present/Discuss Student-created Haikus Reassign characters and begin Act III Begin parallel reading journal.
Homework: 1. Prepare for Socratic Seminar (5 HOT questions over Acts I-III. 2. Finish your reading journal over today’s reading. (You may place your HOT questions in the reading journal)
Standards Addressed Today (The AP student will…)
Haiku are poems about nature and humanity, written in a 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Haiku is an honored form of poetry of Japanese origin. Its unrhymed three lines contain usually 5, 7 and 5 syllables.
The master Masaoka Shiki told his disciples that they had only to look carefully at one scene in nature to be able to produce over 20 HAIKU. Shiki wrote tens of thousands over his short lifetime of 36 years.
You will write only two over one moment, dilemma, or theme in Hamlet
5 Syllables: A river slips from
7 Syllables: Eyes lost in hurtconfusion
5 Syllables: Surrounding her heart.
5 Night screams its demands
7 of a boy lost in nightmares
5 drowning in despair