We reviewed for our poetry exam and discussed key terms for study. Students will write the exam tomorrow before continuing on with their response to the play "Called Back".
We discussed 11 strategies to help us determine the credibility of web sources. Students used 7 guiding questions to research Emily Dickinson in preparation for reading a play based on her persona.
We completed our poetry portfolio assignment and began work on research for a play we will study featuring Emily Dickinson.
We worked on our poetry portfolio project. Students will submit this project tomorrow in class or Monday if not able to complete it with the remaining class time given.
We began our work on our final poetry project. Students are submitting three original poems, illustrated in google classroom. They will also submit one poem or song and respond to four analysis questions in response to their selection.
We completed our study of "Smokeroom on the Kyle" with a look at a news report and recitation of the poem by the Author's son. We also continued our experimentation with poetic forms and created poems to be used in our final poetry project.
We read and responded to the narrative poem "Smokeroom on the Kyle".
We reviewed the Mackelmore poem from last day and visited the library. When we returned to the classroom, we investigated poetic forms and generated some of our own original poetry.
We completed our discussion of rhyme and meter in poetry and began our discussion and study of "Wings" by Macklemore. Students began their personal responses to the poem.
We discussed our "Harlem" responses from last day and studied Rhyme and meter.
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