Presentation on theme: "The Hardest Part of Love. Novel Ideas Everybody, get a piece of paper! You are going to copy what you see in the next transparency. You will have."— Presentation transcript:
Novel Ideas Everybody, get a piece of paper! You are going to copy what you see in the next transparency. You will have 3 minutes to brainstorm and write down together possible responses to the question posed. After one teammate offers an idea, someone else seconds it and everybody writes down the idea. The papers of each group member must have exactly the same information
Novel Ideas - 2 We think the poem “The Hardest Part of Love” may be about:
Academic Language and Content Chart I will say the underlined word. You will repeat the word out loud. We will read aloud the sentence that uses the term. Read the sentence and term again and develop a beginning definition of the word.
Hardest Part of Love -Vocabulary toil – (noun) hard or exhausting work – –And all the toil it takes reckless – (adj.) utterly unconcerned about the consequences of some action; without caution – –He goes charging on the cliffs of life a reckless mountaineer. acorn - (noun) the fruit, or nut of an oak tree – –You cannot close the acorn once the oak begins to grow. The hardest part of love is the letting go. – –What does this mean to you? resolve – (verb) firmness of purpose or intent; determination. – –I watched it fly away from me with it's brightened self resolve. uncharted – (adj.) a place or area not yet mapped, or investigated – –Like an ark on uncharted seas, their lives will be tossed. It's only in Eden grows a rose without a thorn – –What is Eden?
Focus Questions During Read Aloud Who is the narrator? What is this song about?
Playing With Text Jigsaw 1. Read the text given and write your ideas about the three questions. 2. Discuss your answers with the others that had your section of the poem. Revise or add to your answers if necessary. 3. Return to base group. Read each section out loud and fill in answers on the chart until both the poem/song are complete. Discuss. 4. Discuss answers as a class.
Reading with a Focus Read the poem/song “The Hardest Part of Love individually taking notes in Compare/Contrast Matrix. Share your findings with your partner, adding to or revising your matrix as needed.
Mind Mirror Rubric Performance Indicators OutstandingPassingNeeds Revision Content *Includes two or more relevant quotations that represents the characters state of mind *Includes two or more phrases that synthesize important ideas about the character’s situation. *Includes two or more symbols that communicate relevant ideas about the character. *Includes two drawing that communicate relevant ideas about the piece. *As a whole, the mind mirror successfully communicates relevant ideas about the chosen character’situation and state of mind. *Includes two quotations that represent the character’s state of mind. *Includes two phrases based on the selection *Includes two symbols *Includes two drawings *As a whole, the mind mirror successfully communicates relevant ideas about the chosen character’s situation and state of mind. *Lacks two or more of the following: - quotations - phrases - symbols - drawings *The words and pictures are unrelated to the project idea. *The mind mirror does not communicate the chosen character’s situation and state of mind. Presentation *Each member of the group contributes to the mind mirror and any verbal presentation. *Mind Mirror uses a creative design and creative wording to persuade the viewer of the chosen character’s situation and state of mind. *Mind mirror effectively uses color and shading *Product is neat *Each member of the group contributes to the mind mirror and any verbal presentation. *Mind Mirror uses color and shading. *Product is neat *One or more members of the group has not contributed to the mind mirror or any verbal presentation. *Mind mirror does not use color or shading. *Product is sloppy.
Mind Mirror In groups, you are now going to collaboratively create a mind mirror for 1 of the two characters in the song, “The Hardest Part of Love” The Mind Mirror should show the character’s situation, thoughts, concerns, wishes, dreams, or dilemmas. To present the character’s state of mind your Mind Mirror should contain at least: – –Two quotes from the song properly marked with quotation marks. – –Two original phrases created by your group about the character that fits the circumstances of the song. – –Two symbols that relate to the song and the character’s situation. – –Two relevant drawings.
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