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1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC3BnXBNXPE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKuywA9DtnE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4WqXeOK3CY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmjvMXO4AGA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC3BnXBNXPE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKuywA9DtnE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4WqXeOK3CY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmjvMXO4AGA For each of the following sounds, list one characteristic for each of the FIVE senses. SIGHTTOUCHTASTESMELLHEAR Sound #1 Sound #2 Sound #3 Sound #4

2 MRS. WHITE’S RULES OF POETRY 1.The “two-read” policy. 2.Read it in your head FIRST. Then proceed to read aloud 3.Poetry is interpretive- everyone is entitled to a different opinion 4.Poetry is not for sissies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KKim3HmBk4 5.Give every poem a chance.

3 “January” John Updike

4 Read #1  The days are short, The sun a spark, Hung thin between The dark and dark. Fat snowy footsteps Track the floor. Milk bottles burst Outside the door. The river is A frozen place Held still beneath The trees of lace. The sky is low. The wind is gray. The radiator Purrs all day. --John Updike

5 January has Short, Dark Days The days are short, The sun a *spark, Hung thin between The dark and dark.

6 The poem takes place in the 30s or 40s. Someone is trying to get inside & out of the snow. January is ___. Fat snowy footsteps Track the floor. Milk bottles burst Outside the door. What year was the poem probably written?

7 Nature is frozen. Everything is still, waiting for ______. The river is A frozen place Held still beneath The trees of lace. Metaphor for what?

8 How does winter make you feel? The sky is low. The wind is gray. The radiator * Purrs all day. How does this make you feel?

9 Read #2  The days are short, The sun a spark, Hung thin between The dark and dark. Fat snowy footsteps Track the floor. Milk bottles burst Outside the door. The river is A frozen place Held still beneath The trees of lace. The sky is low. The wind is gray. The radiator Purrs all day. --John Updike

10 Modern Poetry Starbucks David Byrne I look for the Buck? I'm looking for the Starry Eyes? Instead I'm blinded by Free Wi-Fi. Zombies in the gloom, Faces lit with Cell phones, iPads, And Laptops! My Name, they inscribed On my paper cup. The ultimate Accolade. I'm the Star in Starbucks!

11 DUE MONDAY **This is your first MAJOR grade of the 3 rd Nine Weeks Note: Late Poems will be deducted 11 points a day and not be accepted after next Friday.  Create your own Imagery Poem about an experience in your life  Riding the bus, your first kiss, skydiving, cutting the grass, learning to drive, running, playing a sport  Poem must contain at least 30 Lines & 3 Stanzas  Poem must contain rhyming couplets  Must use all 5 senses  You may Type or Hand write NEATLY in INK


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