Presentation on theme: "In Class Focus: What is the Harlem Renaissance All About? Introduce Vocabulary: Lesson 5 Who is Walt Whitman Anyway? I Hear America Singing – Walt Whitman."— Presentation transcript:
In Class Focus: What is the Harlem Renaissance All About? Introduce Vocabulary: Lesson 5 Who is Walt Whitman Anyway? I Hear America Singing – Walt Whitman Social Change Project Updates and Revisions American Literature – Wednesday Week Seven Homework I Hear Arapahoe Singing Blog Entry on the Class BlogClass Blog Vocabulary Exam on Friday
What are five things that you notice or infer about Walt Whitman by looking at this picture?
TPCASTT: I Hear America Singing T: Title (questions and brainstorming on the title) P: Paraphrasing (put each stanza into your own words) C: Connotations (look carefully at diction [word choice] and any use of figurative language, such as metaphors and symbols; also, listen for interesting sound devices such as alliteration and rhyme) American Literature – Wednesday Week Seven
TPCASTT: I Hear America Singing – Part Two A: Attitude (what is the speakers tone?) S: Shift (is there any shift in tone? Where/why?) T: Title (revisit the titleany new meaning?) T: Theme (whats this poems larger message?) American Literature – Wednesday Week Seven
Social Change Proposals Look through our comments and ask clarifying questions, if needed Update / Change / Revise your proposal as needed in the remaining time Have you made first contact? If so, now whats the next step. If not, why? American Literature – Wednesday Week Seven
In Class Focus: What is the Harlem Renaissance All About? Vocabulary Quiz: Lesson 5 Independent Reading Revisit Thesis Statements I Hear Arapahoe Singing - Your thoughts Social Change Project Updates American Literature – Friday Week Seven Homework Finish Wikispace Updates / Connections Revise Thesis Statements to return on Monday Mr. Ruggles Student Teaching Reflection Blog PostBlog Post March 16 th – Independent Reading Project Due
American Literature – Friday Week Seven Thesis Statement Homework - Revisited Type a thesis statement for a four paragraph essay (you're not actually going to write the essay--we're just working on thesis statements) in which you address a significant theme in Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Sample: In The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Douglass reveals the double- edged nature of knowledge; while knowledge can erode the soul by destroying ignorant bliss, it can also drive people to successfully command their own futures. Red: The point I would make in my first body paragraph Blue: The point I would make in my second body paragraph
American Literature – Friday Week Seven Updating Your Wikispace Login to your personal wikispace Your job: Make two specific connections between FD and your personal philosophy statements Use two quotes to back up your two connections Add two hyperlinks to outside sources that relate to your connections with FD and your personal philosophy Include two pictures into your personal philosophy Cite your two pictures and anything else you use!
Social Change Proposals Conference with one of us Make first contact (Phone call/TBD) Whats the timeline? Who is doing what? – Specific steps When are they doing it? – Write down in planner When will it be completed? – Decide on a due date NEW DUE DATE: March 18 th and 20 th (Presentations) American Literature – Friday Week Seven