Daily Activities March 26 – 30 (English 10 H)

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Monday, March 26

Agenda

  • Begin writing World War 2 Original Poems
  • Watch TED Talk: If I Had a Daughter by Sarah Kay
  • Poetry Pass Around
    • Pass around a variety of short poems and have a silent discussion
    • Respond: What do you notice about this poem? What words stand out? What lines stand out? What is the overall message?
  • Rough draft of your original poem is due Thursday to Canvas

 

Tuesday, March 27

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Repetition in Poetry
  • Poetry Read Around: You’ll receive 1 of 4 different examples of poems written about to World War 1 or 2.
  • Annotate/Respond: What types of repetition do you notice?
  • Next, get into groups and read your poems aloud. Next, finish your reflection by writing down what you noticed about your poem after you read it aloud.
  • Mini Lesson: Using Model Texts to inspire your own poetry. Example Poems:
  •  Writing Time: Work on crafting your original poem

 

Wednesday, March 28

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Figurative language and description techniques
    • Go over similes, metaphors, hyperbole, personification and imagery
    • Watch/Read/Annotate “3 Lessons We Can Learn from War
    • Use the example as a model for your own poem
  • Writing Time: Work on writing your original poem
    • Writing check in’s with Ms. Ripley: Every student will get to check and chat with Ms. Ripley for feedback on his/her ideas

 

Thursday, March 29

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Sound techniques
    • Go over rhythm, rhyme and repetition techniques
    • Watch/Read/Annotate “When God Happens
    • Use the example as a model for your own poem
  • Writing Time: Work on writing your original poem
    • Writing check in’s with Ms. Ripley: Every student will get to check and chat with Ms. Ripley for feedback on his/her ideas
  • Rough draft due tomorrow to Canvas by 11:59 PM

 

Friday, March 30

Agenda

  • Turn in your rough draft of your poem to Canvas by 11:59 PM
  • Start of Spring Break! Enjoy!

 

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