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1 Common Test  Common Test in Week 4, 15 April 2011  Unseen Poem (30 marks)

2 Recap on R_ _ _ _ h y me

3 Find the rhymes What type of rhyme is found in this? I'm running like I'm crazy. I'm running like I'm mad. I might seem like a lunatic but, boy, I'm feeling glad

4 Find the rhymes What type of rhyme is found in the following: I'm running like I'm crazy. I'm running like I'm mad. I might seem like a lunatic but, boy, I'm feeling glad. end rhyme

5 Find the rhymes Can you spot the internal rhymes? I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die The Cloud, Percy Bysshe Shelley

6 Find the rhymes Can you spot the internal rhymes? I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die The Cloud, Percy Bysshe Shelley

7 Find the rhymes Can you spot the internal rhymes? I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die The Cloud, Percy Bysshe Shelley

8 Rhyme InternalEnd a repetition of similar sounds within a single line repetition of similar sounds at the end of two or more lines

9 Why are we learning rhymes?!  Rhymes are used by past generations to pass down stories  Stories are rhymed so they are easily remembered  This still occurs today – in songs and advertisement jingles!

10 Fractured nursery rhymes Roses are red, Violets are blue, You look like a monkey, And you act like one too! Don’t look now But there’s one on your back Spiders are black, Roses are red,

11 Fractured nursery rhymes Can you remember what was here?

12 Fractured nursery rhymes Roses are red, Violets are blue, You look like a monkey, And you act like one too! Don’t look now But there’s one on your back Spiders are black, Roses are red,

13 Confessions of a Runner

14  Let’s read through the poem  Bonus points for expressiveness

15 Confessions of a runner  Who is the speaker in the poem?  What is the poem about?  Turn to p. 122  Who are the characters in the poem?

16 First day at school On my first day at school My sister cried and cried On my first day at school I could have died and died On my first day at school My twin embarrassed me On my first day at school I learnt schoolology

17 First day at school On my first day at school My sister cried and cried On my first day at school I could have died and died On my first day at school My twin embarrassed me On my first day at school I learnt schoolology 1.What is schoolology? 2.Why did speaker say he learnt schoolology? 3.What does this say about his age?

18 Second day On my second day at school My sister wouldn’t come On my second day at school She was dragged there by my mom On my second day at school I came dressed in pink On my second day at school I was made to think

19 Second day On my second day at school My sister wouldn’t come On my second day at school She was dragged there by my mom On my second day at school I came dressed in pink On my second day at school I was made to think 1.Why was the speaker dressed in pink? 2. Was his sister enjoying school?

20 Third day On my third day at school I explored everywhere On my third day at school I fell offa my chair On my third day at school We all went for a swim On my third day at school I cried just like my twin

21 Third day On my third day at school I explored everywhere On my third day at school I fell offa my chair On my third day at school We all went for a swim On my third day at school I cried just like my twin 1.What does ‘explored everywhere’ tell you about the speaker’s feelings about his school? 2.What does ‘cried just like my twin’ tell you about the speaker’s feelings about his school?

22 Fourth day On my fourth day at school They made me run in shorts On my fourth day at school I discovered sports On my fourth day at school I ran fast and far On my fourth day at school I earned myself a star

23 Fourth day On my fourth day at school They made me run in shorts On my fourth day at school I discovered sports On my fourth day at school I ran fast and far On my fourth day at school I earned myself a star 1.How do you think the speaker is feeling right now? 2. What does ‘I discovered sports’ tell you about the speaker’s age?

24 Fifth day On my fifth day at school We had tomato crumble On my fifth day at school I began to grumble On my fifth day at school My teacher got stuck in red tape On my fifth day at school Me and my twin escaped

25 Fifth day On my fifth day at school We had tomato crumble On my fifth day at school I began to grumble On my fifth day at school My teacher got stuck in red tape On my fifth day at school Me and my twin escaped 1.How do you think the speaker is feeling right now? 2. What day is ‘fifth day’ of school? 3. What does ‘me and my twin escaped’ tell you about the speaker’s understanding of school?

26 Friday, I’m in love!  Check that you have the handout

27 Friday, I’m in love. Friday, we escaped  What are the similarities between the two texts?  What are the differences?

28 Friday, I’m in love. Friday, we escaped Both poems are about days of the week Present. Conflict was within himself – to like or not like school PresentAbsent Absent. About 5 days of the week and what he feels towards them Present. Boy and his twin Present. About a boy’s 5 days in school Absent. Just informing Absent. Song was about days of the week

29 Narrative structure  Confessions of a runner has a narrative structure  Features of a narrative poem: 1.tells a story 2.has characters and conflicts 3.often includes transition words (e.g., next, then, after, finally)

30 Let’s Recap!  What type of structure does Confessions of a Runner have?  Name 3 features of a narrative structure.  How does the speaker feel towards school?

31 Confessions of a Runner Remix Write your own Confessions of a Runner poem You will be assigned a ‘day’ to write about your day at school Collect your cards

32 Your stanzas!  Blue cards – first day  Pink cards – second day  Green cards – third day  Yellow cards – fourth day  White cards – fifth day

33 For example  I have a blue card. So my day is? On my first day at school I almost ran away My mother made me stay A geeky boy said “Hey” I told him “Stay away!” First day rhyme!  Write an alternative ‘day at school’

34 Group up!  Get into groups of 5 everyone should have a different coloured card  Read your poems to your friends in order See whether they match to give a logical narrative Groups with the most logical order will share their poems with the class

35 Let’s Recap!  What type of structure does Confessions of a Runner have?  Name 3 features of a narrative structure.  How does the speaker feel towards school?  What are perfect rhymes?  What are rhymes?

36 Homework  Fun with Literature Learning Textbook p (Question 2-8) in your journal Submit by: Friday, 8 April 2011


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