Agenda: Review Unit 8 Project Guidelines & Rubrics Finalize Original Poetry Select 2 "other" poems Begin paragraph analysis Exit Questions
Thoughts to start the day… How do you know if a poem is in final form? What must be included in your original poems?
Today’s Objectives: SW: identify and determine the significance of poetic devices and rhyme scheme used in a poem. analyze and write summaries of poems select and revise original poems for poetry anthology.
Your poetry anthology: Poetry Anthology Final Project Requirements What is included in your anthology: Original poems written by you 2 poems written by other poets Paragraph analysis responses Title and cover page Table of contents
8 original poems: These are poems written by YOU! Can be poems written in class, on the unit, in your spare time& Must involve editing your work to create a polished, final poem All original poems must include at least 2 poetic devices Alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, metaphor, simile, personification, symbolism... Must include at least one elegy, one ode, and one concrete poem. 2 poems by other poets: The purpose of this is to have 2 other pieces of work that you like and feel connect with your own work You have the choice of any poet/poem, one of the poems can be by a fellow scholar peer, but at least one poem must be by a published poet Books of poetry will be provided to select from Paragraph analysis responses: Once you have completed your polished original poems and selected your 2 other poems, it’s time to analyze Select poems to analyze, one of the poems must be from one of the other poets Each analysis response will be at least 1 paragraph and you will answer: What poetic devices does the author use? How does the poet use these poetic devices? What do you think is the meaning of the poem and do you connect with it? Title and cover page You will create a title for your anthology and create a title page Make sure this connects with your poetry! Table of contents Anthologies are organized displays of work, so you will have a table of contents List your poems and the page number Our focus for today!
Our Project Timeline... (insert your class timeline here)
Your poetry anthology needs to include at least 8 original poems written by you! Your original poems must include at least 2 poetic devices Within your collection of original poems you must have at least 1 ode, 1 elegy, and 1 concrete poem Your poems must show signs of revision/editing! Original Poetry Checklist
Selecting your 2 other poems… Look in your Notes/Classwork sections to see if there are any poems that stand out to you that you want to include in your anthology You must include at least 2 poems from other poets You can use former scholar poetry or even poetry written by scholars on your unit If you have a favorite poet we can look up his/her poems online Check out the poetry anthologies on the bookshelf! These poems should fit in with your own original poems Some poets that we've read... Maya Angelou Joaquin Zihuatanejo Langston Hughes Gwendolyn Brooks Edgar Allen Poe Ehtelbert Miller Tupac Dwayne Betts Pablo Neruda Robert Frost Emily Dickinson Andrew Gauldin Lewis Carroll Other scholars …and the list goes on!
What needs to be in your paragraph analysis? 1. Topic sentence: author's name, title of the poem, short description of the meaning of the poem. 2. Identify at least 2 poetic devices the author uses, give examples of these devices from the poem, and then explain what these lines mean. 3. Identify the type of poem it is (if applicable) 4. Identify the mood of the poem. 5. Conclusion sentence: Summarize your thoughts and really make sure you've explained the meaning of the poem. **Remember, at least 1 of the poems you analyze must be from "another poet" **You can analyze your own poetry!! You can use the graphic organizer to help write your analysis or you can just write on loose leaf.
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Poetry Analysis Poetry analysis responses are: o At least 1 paragraph in length (5-7 sentences) and state the title of the poem and the author’s name Analysis paragraphs include: o Paragraph analysis on at least 1 non-original poem o Description of the poem’s meaning o Identification of poetic devices used by the author o Examples of how the author used such poetic devices