2 Alliteration Johnny Carson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKGtb1t9iVw Activity: Create your own tongue twister using the beginning sounds of R, S, T, or K.You must create a book page for a class book of alliteration that you will share in class tomorrow.
4 Comic book artists! Your goal: create a comic of at least 10 frames Depict:1. One conflict2. A climax (check out the plotter coaster)3. At least 8 different sounds4. Fully colored5. Use “Onomatopoeia” in your title in some way
6 Sound Devices used in Poetry “Weather” Eve Merriam1. What 3 poetic devices are used in this poem?2. Why does the author repeat so many words?3. What is the author’s purpose?
7 Sound Devices used in Poetry “Onomatopoeia” Eve Merriam1. What is a spigot?2. What does the word, “sputter” mean?3. How does the picture of the dripping spigot help you understand the poem?4. What is the author’s purpose?5. What are three sound words in this poem that sound like falling water?
8 Sound Devices used in Poetry Train Tune “Louise Bogan”How does the movement of a steam train relate to the rhythm of this poem?What emotion does the speaker use in this poem? Why do they include this detail?
9 AllusionEQ: What is Allusion? Why do writers use it? What do I need to identify it?“Unbreakable” Alicia KeysScrubs
10 Allusion ActivityList 10 characters from fairy tales, folk tales, or mythology.Come up with 3 original examples (1-2 sentences) that allude to these characters and offer an explanation why the character you are writing about compares to the character you’re alluding to.Ex. Gillian was a modern day Sleeping Beauty. She lay motionless and radiant on the park bench.
11 Simile/Metaphor Metaphor examples: My dad is a bear in the mornings. EQ: What is a simile? A metaphor? What effect do these figures of speech have on the reader?Simile examples:She is as sweet as candy.Bob runs like a deer.He is as thin as a rail.Metaphor examples:My dad is a bear in the mornings.The bar of soap was a slippery eel sliding through my hands.Victoria was a ray of sunshine.
14 Sparks Fly : Taylor Swift (Model) The way you move is like a full on rain stormAnd I’m a house of cardsSong/Artist: Sparks Fly/ Taylor SwiftSimile/Metaphor (specify which one)1. The way you move is like a full on rain stormExplanation: This boy is like a storm that blows past her.2. I’m a house of cardsExplanation: He makes her weak in the knees.
15 Songs to Cover A Hard Day’s Night The Beatles Cyclone/Baby Bash feat. T-PainTimes Like These The Foo FightersHeartless Kanye WestStereo Hearts Gym Class HeroesHowlin’ for You The Black KeysShe’s My Kind of Rain Tim McGrawSlow Dancing in a Burning Room John MayerTattoos on this Town Jason AldeanYour Love is a Song
16 “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allen Poe Read the poem (with Titanic music in the background!!)Listen to a musical version
17 “The Highwayman” by Alfred Noyes Take a listen:
18 The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service Johnny Cash reads the poem!Creepy video!