Presentation on theme: "“The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson."— Presentation transcript:
“The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson Genre: Narrative Poem -The sounds and meanings of the words combine to create ideas and feelings -It tells a story with a beginning, middle, and end. It has a climax -Contains poetic elements: rhyme, sound patterns, meter and imagery. -Contains figurative language: alliteration, simile, metaphor, personification, etc.
Comprehension Skills: *Summarizing*Visualizing *Monitor & Clarify*Adjust reading speed *Author’s POV *Compare/Contrast Word Knowledge: Homophones Closed compound words Irregular plurals Written forms of numbers Comprehension Skills: *Summarizing*Visualizing *Monitor & Clarify*Adjust reading speed *Author’s POV *Compare/Contrast Word Knowledge: Homophones Closed compound words Irregular plurals Written forms of numbers
Grammar: Double subjects Using we & us with nouns Using homophones correctly Pronouns & Homophones
Selection Vocabulary Selection Vocabulary barrack sombre sentinel impetuous troop Use context clues, apposition, or word structure to figure out the meanings of these vocabulary words.
barrack Till in the silence around him he hears / The muster of men at the barrack door, / The sound of arms, and the tramp of feet… While in the army, my brother lived in a small but comfortable barrack with some other soldiers. A building where soldiers live
sombre And startled the pigeons from their perch / On the sombre rafters that round him made / Masses and moving shapes of shade. When I heard the sombre music begin, I had a feeling that the movie was about to take a dark and gloomy turn. dark or gloomy
sentinel Wrapped in silence so deep and still / That he could hear, like a sentinel’s tread, / The watchful night-wind, as it went… The sentinel at the door of the palace would not let any tourists get near the building. a guard
impetuous Then, impetuous, stamped the earth, / And turned and tightened his saddle girth… Troy’s impetuous decision turned out to be the wrong one, and he wished he would have thought things through a little longer. Acting or done too quickly without planning or thought
troop He had helped plan the Boston Tea Party, and some think that he participated in it as well; he had spied on British troop movements around Boston; and he had ridden back and forth to Philadelphia several times, carrying news to and from the Continental Congress When the disaster struck our town, the military sent a troop of soldiers to help clean up and maintain order soldiers
hear here meet meat hour our two to one won Our youth group will meet in the churchyard in one hour. Can you think of other sentences using these homophones? Do you know any other homophones? homophones a word that sounds the same as another word, but has a different meaning
meanwhile moonlight churchyard landscape overhead closed compound words The moonlight shone through the window on the landscape painting over the mantle. Can you list more compound words?
children men feet people irregular plural nouns American men, women, and children all had part in the American Revolution. Can you name some more irregular plural nouns?
written form of a number I will become eighteen years old on the same day my great aunt turns eighty-one. When do you use hyphens with the written form of numbers? eight eighteen eighty eighty-one
Vocabulary Quiz 01. __________ a building where soldiers live 02. __________ soldiers 03. __________ acting or done too quickly without planning or thought 04. __________ a guard 05. __________ dark or gloomy