“The Raven” Day 2 28 February 2013 Miss Rice
Warm-Up 2/28 • What is the mood in “The Raven?” • Give 3 specific examples from the text that show how this mood is created. Please take out vocabulary HW to be checked
Agenda • Prefixes • Vocabulary • “The Raven” Part 1 Review • Stanza Examples • Group Work • Projects
CP 2/28 Objectives • To review vocabulary • To understand the content and themes in “The Raven” • To translate and summarize “The Raven” stanza-by-stanza • To clear up any student questions
Students of the Week • Block 2 • Quincy • Block 4 • Nate • Block 5 • Sunnii
Prefixes • Mis • Ex.- misfire, mistake, miscommunication, misdeed • Non • Def.- not • Over • Def.- over
Vocabulary • Vocabulary charts • Share your 3 favorites with the person in front of or behind you • Switch papers • Vobackulary! If there’s time…
Warm-Up • What is the mood in “The Raven?” • Give 3 specific examples from the text that show how this mood is created. • Let’s summarize from yesterday • Stanzas 1-8
“The Raven:” Stanzas 9-18 • Let’s listen again • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXU3RfB7308James Earl Jones • (start at 3:28) • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy9DJqbdxQo Random • (start at 3:35)
Stanzas 9-10 Summaries • One sentence summaries like yesterday • Watch me! • Write on your papers • Help me! • Write on your papers
Group Work: Directions to Student Please do not move until I have reviewed all of the directions! • You will get a playing card • Do not flip it over until everyone has a card • The card represents which group you are in (random today!) • You will cluster the desks together in the area where your number is hanging in the room • You will break down the stanza on your poster and write a 1-sentence summary of it • Everyone in the group should write • You will have a stanza cheat-sheet to use • Raise your hand if you have questions • Your group members will be evaluating you
Project Time • Assign Group Roles • Liaison • Keeps everyone involved • Gets any questions answered • Recorder • Rewrites the stanza • Puts everyone’s ideas together on paper • Presenter • Reads/acts out your piece for the class • Organizer (optional) • Holds on to all materials • Distributes/returns supplies • Watches the time
Assignment • You will rewrite your stanza in the style of a modern icon • You will use first person • The overall message/summary from the stanza must be maintained • Be as creative as you would like • Think: how would your celebrity talk about the experience of the narrator? *Rubric!!!
Example: Honey Boo Boo • Brainstorm on the board: what is her style? • What are her taglines? • What are her habits? • What is her personality like? • Stanza 9 Summary: • The narrator is really surprised that the bird can talk. He comments that no one he has ever known has an animal in his house perched on a statue, especially one named Nevermore.
Pick your Modern “Icon” • Taylor Swift • Justin Bieber • Kanye West • President Obama • George Bush • Hunter Hayes • Lady GaGa • Hilary Clinton • Sarah Palin • Snooki • The Situation • Kim Kardashian REMEMBER TO BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE!!
Directions • Determine your icon’s style • What common phrases does he or she use? • What habits does he or she have? • What is his or her overriding characteristic? Spacey, serious, neurotic, etc. • Rewrite your stanza combining this style with your summary of the content • Place all names on the paper • Raise your hand when you are done • Class votes on the best one for Mohap Money
Present • Anyone ready today? • Reflection- which is your favorite and why? (Beside your own)
Exit Slip • List 2 things that you learned today. • Write 1 thing you are struggling with or have questions about in this class. • Write about your group cohesiveness. Did any member not pull his or her weight? Explain.
Homework • Vocab. Unit 2 Quiz Tomorrow, 3/1 • “This I Believe” Rough Draft Due Monday 3/4 • 2 copies • Typed • Color-coded: highlight the philosophy statement in yellow