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1 Bell Work Reread/skim your poems. What is the overall theme in you piece? Now look at each poem individually. What is the emotion portrayed in the poem. Does it change from one poem to the next? Does it change within a single poem?

2 How to Read Poetry Todays Objectives: understand various techniques in delivering poetry understand how to read a sentence in poetry add stress to choice words to add emphasis and meaning utilize pauses to create tension

3 Id Rather by Bruce Lansky for this Id rather wash the dishes Id rather kiss a frog. Id rather get an F in math or run a ten-mile jog. Id rather do my homework. Id rather mow the lawn. Id rather take the garbage out. Id rather wake at dawn. Id rather dine on Brussels sprouts or catch the chicken pox. Id rather do most anything than clean the litter box.

4 The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth Then took the other as just as fair And having perhaps the better claim Because it was grassy and wanted wear Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black Oh I marked the first for another day Yet knowing how way leads on to way I doubted if I should ever come back I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence Two roads diverged in a wood and I I took the one less traveled by And that has made all the difference

5 The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black. Oh, I marked the first for another day! Yet knowing how way leads on to way I doubted if I should ever come back. I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim Because it was grassy and wanted wear, Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same,

6 The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both and be one traveler, long I stood and looked down one as far as I could to where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, and having perhaps the better claim because it was grassy and wanted wear, though as for that the passing there had worn them really about the same, And both that morning equally lay in leaves no step had trodden black. Oh, I marked the first for another day! Yet knowing how way leads on to way I doubted if I should ever come back. I shall be telling this with a sigh somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

7 The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost And both that morning equally lay In leaves no step had trodden black.(1,2) Oh,(1) I marked the first for another day!(1,2) Yet knowing how way leads on to way I doubted if I should ever come back.(1,2,3) I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence:(1,2) Two roads diverged in a wood,(1) and I,(1) I took the one less traveled by,(1) And that has made all the difference. (1,2,3) Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,(1) And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, (1) long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth;(1) Then took the other,(1) as just as fair,(1) And having perhaps the better claim Because it was grassy and wanted wear,(1) Though as for that the passing there Had worn them really about the same,(1) Comma, (1) Semicolon ; (1) Colon : (1,2) Period. (1,2) Paragraph (1,2,3)

8 My Baby Sister by Bruce Lansky My baby sisters reallyswell. I love hersmile, butnother smell.


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