2 Quick-Write/Ticket Out In at least 3-5 COMPLETE SENTENCES…Imagine you had a hundred dollars, but you couldn't keep it. You had to give it away to a person or charity. Who would you give it to? What would you want them to do with it?
3 Review Denotation-literal, or dictionary meaning Connotation-figurative meaningWords can have a positive, neutral or negative meaning.Authors will use figurative language to make the reading more interesting and descriptive.They also use figurative language to help develop emotions with the reader.
4 Examples of Figurative Language AlliterationSimileMetaphorOxymoronIdiomImagery
5 Literal Language Very similar to denotation Newspapers and dictionariesStraight-forwardSay exactly what they meanWhen people are learning English as a second language they normally only learn the literal meaning. We tend to use many connotations of words and phrases when we speak and write, so it is hard for English Language Learners to comprehend what is really being said. What are we really meaning?Example: sarcasm, similes, metaphors
6 Figurative language Similar to connotation Evokes a meaning behind what they author is sayingMakes you picture what they author is writingBrings to life what the author is writingExamples-what did you write in your Sequential Roundabout Alphabet?Why is figurative language important?
7 Now, it’s your turnAfter viewing the clip, you are going to look at the following pictures, choose one, and capture the meaning of the picture using a descriptive summary. You may choose what perspective you would like your summary to be from, but I want you to use 7-10 adjectives that describe the picture in at least 5 sentences (1 paragraph).Hint: look up different synonyms of a word that you might regularly put into your paragraph.Ex. beautiful= dazzling, elegant, exquisite
8 Imagine… Steps Choose picture Choose perspective Write a summary At least 5 complete sentencesAt least 7-10 adjectives
9 Please volunteer to share you thoughts. Let’s share…Please volunteer to share you thoughts.Call on several students to share their summaries.
10 Now it’s your turnYou are going to write a poem using two different perspectives, or connotations.Steps:-Pick a subject/topic-Brainstorm by writing down 3 positive and 3 negative characteristics of each-Write a poem for the positive side-Write a poem for the negative side*each poem needs to have a minimum of 4 lines. They do NOT need to rhyme, but they can.
11 Wrapping it upAnswerWhat is the benefit of using figurative language when writing? Answer this question using 3-5 COMPLETE SENTENCES.If there is time finish the class with this wrap up on the back of their quick write.
13 Quick WriteWhen you enter the classroom, grab the poem that is on the stool in the front of the classroom. Follow the directions that are at the bottom. When you are done, put your answer at the top of your desk and I will check it before you leave.
15 miss rosie Lucille Clifton, 1936 - 2010 looking gal in Georgia when I watch youused to be called the Georgia Rosewrapped up like garbagesitting, surrounded by the smellI stand upthrough your destructionof too old potato peelsorin your old man’s shoeswith the little toe cut outsitting, waitingfor your mindlike next week’s groceryI sayyou wet brown bag of a womanwho used to be the bestHolt page 745
16 Poetry PacketFind a partner and complete the questions in the poetry packet
17 Now, it’s your turn!I want you to write your own poem. You are going to write about a hero that you have or what a hero means to you.Steps:Brainstorming- what are some characteristics about your hero or that a hero has. These can be bullets and short phrases.Start your poem and make sure to include:2 similes and/or metaphorsChoose between the two1 instance of personification or1 instance of imagery1 instance of connotation (positive/negative)- example: “Mending Wall” the wall was a physical barrier and a mental barrier.2 instances of rhyming or2 alliterations*Note: You need to highlight/underline and label each time you use one of these literary devices. If you don’t have it labeled, you will not receive the credit. I will not go searching for the devices.*Note: Feel free to use more than what has to be included in your poem.
18 Wrapping it up…Journal about your thoughts on poetry. Do you like it or not? Explain. What is your favorite poem? Explain. If you do not have a favorite poem, which one did you hate the least that we read in class? Explain. This needs to be done using 3-5 complete sentences.Poems we have read in class:“Roaches” by Peter Wild“From nursery rhymes for the Tender-Hearted” by Christopher Morley“Dandelions” by Graeham D.“Uncoiling” by Pat Mora“A Voice” by Pat Mora“miss rosie” by Lucille Clifton