Presentation on theme: "‘Patches Hide No Scars’"— Presentation transcript:
1 ‘Patches Hide No Scars’ 21st June 2011Lesson Objective(s)To make predictions from a title and dominant images.To start to analyse a text.Do Now:Today we are going to read a text with the title ‘Patches Hide No Scars’. Predict (guess) what you think the text will be about based on the title.Also make notes of your predictions (guesses) about what you would expect to read in the text which includes these images:
2 ‘Patches Hide No Scars’ June 2011‘Patches Hide No Scars’Lesson Objective(s)To make predictions from a title and dominant images.To start to analyse a text.Do Now:Make notes of your predictions (guesses) about what you would expect to read in the text ‘Patches Hide No Scars’ which includes these images:
3 Listening and Note-taking Make sure you have made a list of everyone’s feedback – you need it for the next activity.Listen to the text – and tick the words you hear.If you can, make a note of any other images you notice.
4 Reading and Note-taking Read the poem.Find examples of the following language techniques:alliterationcontrastcultural referencelistingrepetition
5 Proof-reading and Analysing Choose one task:Task 1: Proof-reading:Williams chose not to use any punctuation. Why do you think that is?Add the punctuation that we would need to use if this wasn’t a poem.Task 2: Analysing language:Write a see paragraph analysing how one technique was used in the poem.State the technique you have chosen.And write down the example from the poem.Explain what the quote means and how it links to what the poem is about.Extension: Do the other task or write to tell me about other people in society who you think are misunderstood.
6 Answer the questions in your book Stanza 1Who are “they” and what is the poet suggesting about these people? Is it positive or negative?Stanza 2How have they been “already punished”?Stanza 3The poet says they have scars “in the flesh” and “in the spirit”. What are “flesh” scars? What are “spirit” scars?Stanza 4Choose and write down the sentence from the three below that you think has the most similar meaning to this stanza.Gang members like hunting and that’s why they are dangerous.All people are dangerous to something weaker than them.Gang members are more dangerous that other people.Stanza 5State what kind of life the poet infers (suggests) they used to lead? Use evidence (a quote) in your answer. Explain how this is different from their lives now.Stanza 6What is a “tohunga” and what does “aroha” mean? Why has the poet used Maori words?Stanza 7What word in this stanza is repeated from stanza 5 and 6? Why has he repeated this word?8. Overall(a) What are the symbols used in the poem and what do they represent? AND/OR(b) What emotion/ mood does this poem have? Explain.