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DOL him to who gave the flu. He are me, the Masked avenger
HOMEWORK Welcome to Unit II! In this unit we will learn how to analyze poetry, figurative language, verb tense, and the syntax of compound sentences.
HOMEWORK Complete the left column of a #-Column Analysis of Vultures by Chinua Achebe Read The House on Mango Street DUE 11/14 Vocab 5 Quiz Friday 10/24 Unit 1 Test & Binder Check 10/21 (Marcet) Night Quiz 10/21 (Marcet)
Poetry — A composition of language with a distinct rhythm or meter. Poetry may be written or spoken, but is generally meant to express and excite emotion and imagination. Prose— The ordinary form of a written or spoken language. It has no meter or rhythm.
MY PAPA’S WALTZ Vocab you may need Waltz (n, v)—a type of dance; to dance a waltz Whiskey (n)—a type of alcohol Romp (v)—to play in a lively way Countenance (n)—a face or the expression on a face Batter (v)—to beat or pound, to damage through beating or hard use Buckle (n)—the part of a belt that holds it together Cake (v)—to form a crust
MY PAPA’S WALTZ What is this poem about? Why do you think what you think?
METACOGNITION Metacognition—thinking about, analyzing, and controlling how we think Why would we want to study metacognition?
METACOGNITION: 3-COLUMN ANALYSIS 3 areas of focus when analyzing a poem: Column 1: What the poet says Column 2: What the poet does Column 3: What the poet implies
COLUMN 1: WHAT THE POET SAYS Reading for literal meaning Speaker and point of view Characters Setting Situation Conflict Do not make inferences at this stage!
COLUMN 1: WHAT THE POET SAYS Reading for literal meaning Speaker and point of view Who is the author? Are they in the poem? Theodore Roethke, man, poet, the little boy Characters Who is in the poem? Papa, son, mother
COLUMN 1: WHAT THE POET SAYS Reading for literal meaning Setting Where is the poem? In a house, in a kitchen, right before bedtime Situation What are the characters doing?/What is happening to the characters? Father and son are dancing a waltz, mother is watching, then father takes the boy to bed
COLUMN 1: WHAT THE POET SAYS Reading for literal meaning Conflict What tension is resolved (or shown)? Possible dangers of the waltz that the father and son are doing
COLUMN 2: WHAT THE POET DOES WWhat the poet does—reading for writing strategies DDiction SSyntax MMechanics IImagery FFigurative Language TTone/Mood MMeter
Analyze My Papa’s Waltz for syntax by identifying parts of speech. Make lists of each type of word in your notebook: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives
COLUMN 3: WHAT THE POET IMPLIES Making inferences and drawing conclusions Draw conclusions about why the author uses certain strategies based on the literal content. Make assertions about what the ultimate effects or learnings are for the reader What is this poem about? Why do you think what you think?