2 Definition JigsawIn your group you each will be assigned a short list of terms to define, using the textbook. The majority of your terms can be found on pagesYou will then share your definitions with the other members of your group.If done correctly, everyone will end up with all of the definitions.
3 “Casey at the Bat” Ticket out the door! Number the stanzas pageNumber the stanzasWhile reading the poem, mark and label the text for the following:Imagery= IMetaphor= MOnomatopoeia= OHyperbole= HRepetition= ReRhyme= RApproximate Rhyme=ARTicket out the door!Thursday 1/10/13 narrative poem on CD, read silently then listen to the cd.stanzas 6&7 identify for imagery, Metaphor in stanza 4, Onomatopoeia stanzas 5, Hyperbole 1,4, 5,9, 12, Repetition “Casey at the Bat,” Approximate Rhyme 10, 11.
4 “A Valentine for Ernest Mann” Number the stanzasUnderline and label each of the following:Simile= SMetaphor= MPersonification= PComplete graphic organizerJournal Prompt: On the back of your hand-out, write about an unusual gift you’ve given, or received.Ticket out the door!Friday 1/11/13 pg 625 Lyric poem on CD6 stanzasSimile stanza Metaphor stanza 2 Personification stanzas: 2 and 4
5 Poetry Terms 1 Game Review You may not use your notes.Try your best.If you don’t know one skip it and come back to it.1/14/13 1st use smartboard matching game.formative assessment 1 last ten minutes let the kids use notes
6 “O Captain! My Captain!” Define Elegy Number the lines by fives Paraphrase each stanzaFind the extended metaphor by:Circle the word that symbolizes something else then explain, at the bottom of the page, what each word represents.Ticket out the door!1/15/13 pg 667 on CDElegy: a poem of mourning/lossSymbols: Captain- Lincoln, Trip- War, Ship- Country, Port- end of War, Vessel- Country, Deck- ground/ floor, Father- Lincoln, voyage- War, Object won- Civil war is won (the country remains United)
7 “Paul Revere’s Ride” Number the Stanzas Label the rhyme scheme for the first four stanzas.Is there a pattern?Paraphrase each stanza on your own sheet of paper.State (write)the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.Read the poem aloud in your groups. Now listen to the poem. How did Longfellow create the rhythm?Ticket out the door!1/16/13 pg 629Ticket out the door “what kind of poem is this?” – Narrative.cock= rooster
8 “Cremation of Sam McGee” Define BalladMark the rhyme scheme for stanzas 1-5.Underline the internal rhyme of stanzas 6-10.Count out the number of syllables in each line of stanzas 2-3.Define refrain. What is the refrain of this Ballad?Ticket out the door!Ballad song like poem that tells a story.15stanzasRefrain- repetition of several lines, (beginning and end)
9 Gary Soto: Author biography and historical context. Silently read the brief biography about the author/poet’s life.Number the paragraphs.Underline the answers and label the question # in the biography.Be prepared to share yourmarkings with the class.
10 “Oranges” by Gary Soto Number the lines by 5s. How many lines are in this poem?Circle any words that refer to light.Underline and label 2 examples of onomatopoeia.Place brackets [ ] around the lines that contain a simile and label it.Formulate some ideas as to what the images of light used in the poem might symbolize. Jot down your ideas at the bottom of the poem.Analyze the poem’s structure. What type of poem is “Oranges”? Explain how you know.Ticket out the door!Teacher may choose to have students mark the text on the whiteboard while it is being projected after they have marked it at their desks.
11 Robert Frost: Author biography and historical context. Number the paragraphs.Silently read the brief biography about the author/poet’s life.Circle the years.Number important events in Frost’s life that led him to become a famous poet.Be prepared to share yourmarkings with the class.Complete the questions on his biography.
12 “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost Number the lines .Underline the last word in every line. Mark the rhyme scheme.Circle words or phrases that deal with travel or the road.Identify the extended metaphor.Be prepared to share your markings with the class.Answer the analysis questions.Ticket out the door!Teacher may choose to have students mark the text on the whiteboard while it is being projected after they have marked it at their desks.
14 “I Too Sing” by Langston Hughes Read through the informational text. Number the paragraphsCircle datesUnderline placesBox unfamiliar wordsHighlight information relating to music.Answer the questions about the informational text with complete sentences.Pictures from top down “Song of the Towers” Aaron Douglas “Nightlife,” Archibald John Motley, Jr. 1943trumpet links to music which will automatically open windows media player, which can be minimized, or to not listen to music, don’t click.
15 “I Too Sing” by Langston Hughes Discuss why you thinkthe art and poetry fromHughes’ setting wasreferred to as arenaissance.Pictures from top down “Song of the Towers” Aaron Douglas “Nightlife,” Archibald John Motley, Jr. 1943trumpet links to music which will automatically open windows media player, which can be minimized, or to not listen to music, don’t click.
16 “I Too Sing” by Langston Hughes Read the poem again, Answer the questions with complete sentences and cite examples from the text. Be prepared to discuss as a class.Who is speaking?Why is the speaker told to go to the kitchen?Why does the speaker laugh at them?Describe the relationship between the speaker and “they.”What poetic devices are used in this poem?What kind of person is the speaker?What type of poem is this?What is the author’s tone?Do you think the lack of formal structure ispurposeful? Why or why not?
17 “I Hear America Singing” by Walt Whitman Number the lines by fives.What type of poem would Whitman’s be?What poetic devices are in this poem? Underline and label the examples you find.Who is singing in this poem?Why are these people singing?What is the tone of “I Hear America Singing”? –ExplainHughes’ poem is in response to Whitman’s. What do you think he is trying to say to the previous poet?Write a two paragraph analysis comparing the tone and meaning behind these two pieces.
19 The Sea Number all of the lines. Read the poem silently. Complete the analysis, using your notes as needed.
20 Still I Rise by Maya Angelou Number the stanzas.Write the definition of AllusionAllusion: a reference to another piece of literature, history, myths, or religion.Mark the text for Simile, Metaphor, Personification, and AllusionFill in the chart by first defining each term and giving three examples for each.
21 “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” William Wordsworth Number the lines by 5’sMark the rhyme scheme for the entire poem.Circle examples of Alliteration and Assonance, and label them.Underline examples of Personification and Simile, and label them.Fill in the chart listing the examples of the poetic devices you marked on the poem.Be prepared to share you markings.
22 “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” William Wordsworth Answer the following questions on the poem page .Wordsworth compares daffodils to what?In line 18, what does the word wealth refer to?What does pensive mean in lines 19, 20?Based on the words used what is the tone of this poem?What does the term “inward eye” in line 21 refer to?What is the poet trying to get the reader to understand in the second stanza, when he uses the phrase “They stretched in never-ending line” ?
23 Independent Poem Choose from the poems on the following pages: Once you have selected a poem, read it silently and complete the analysis for it.We will be taking Rhyme scheme quiz 2.
24 Figurative Language Illustration Look back through all of our poems.Choose an example of Simile, Metaphor, or Personification.Use that piece of figurative language to create an illustration.Write the figurative example on the illustration, the title of the poem and its author.
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