Literature Studies Grade 5 Focus Genre: Poetry. Essential Question. Content/Academic Vocabulary. Focus Questions

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Literature Studies Grade 5 Focus Genre: Poetry. Essential Question. Content/Academic Vocabulary. Focus Questions"

Transcription

1 Essential Question How does reading poetry provide a chance to explore and appreciate language? Content/Academic Vocabulary Alliteration Author s Purpose Ballad Cinquain Concrete Couplet Free Verse Haiku Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Inference Limerick Metaphor Meter Onomatopoeia Parody Personification Point of View Rhyme Rhyme Scheme Simile Spoonerism Stanza Stereotypes Style Symbolism Theme Verse Focus Questions What are the elements and structures of poetry that deepen the understanding of poetry? How is the structure of a poem important to what the poet is trying to convey? What is the author s purpose in writing this poem? Why have specific poets and their poetry stood the test of time? How does poetry help me make connections in my own life? How would changing poetic devices affect the meaning of a poem?

2 Student Outcomes Think about what you want the student to know and be able to do. Identify distinguishing features of different types of poetry (e.g. haiku, cinquain, shape, acrostic, limerick, free/verse, ode, ballad, sonnet). Interpret literary terms and explain how they improve poetry. Recite poetry or original poetry for an audience. Analyze poetry to interpret meaning. Identify famous poets and their works. Design and share Q-Matrix questions, focusing on stem numbers 13 36, that correspond to assigned texts. Compose original poetry of varying types. Write an essay that compares and contrasts poetry with a piece of literature, art, or music composition. Write constructed responses that compare and contrast two or more poems. ELA Focus Standards: Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2 Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

3 Craft and Structure CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.5 Explain how a series of chapters, scenes, or stanzas fits together to provide the overall structure of a particular story, drama, or poem. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.6 Describe how a narrator s or speaker s point of view influences how events are described. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.7 Analyze how visual and multimedia elements contribute to the meaning, tone, or beauty of a text (e.g., graphic novel, multimedia presentation of fiction, folktale, myth, poem). (RL.5.8 not applicable to literature) CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.9 Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics. Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4 5 text complexity band independently and proficiently. Fluency CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4b Read grade-level prose and poetry orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4c Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

4 Comprehension and Collaboration CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 5 topics and texts, building on others ideas and expressing their own clearly. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to o the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1d Review the key ideas expressed and draw conclusions in light of information and knowledge gained from the discussions. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.3 Summarize the points a speaker makes and explain how each claim is supported by reasons and evidence. Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.4 Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.5.6 Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, using formal English when appropriate to task and situation. Text Types and Purposes CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Research to Build and Present Knowledge CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.9a Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact] ). Phonics and Word Recognition CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.3a Use combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multisyllabic words in context and out of context. Suggested Works: Poetry (Instructional Levels 3-6+) A Kick in the Head, Paul Janeczko (CC) Concrete Poetry: Technically, It s Not My Fault, John Grandits (CC) Creatures of Earth, Sea, and Sky, Georgia Heard (CC) Falling Down the Page, Georgia Heard (CC) Knock at a Star: A Child s Intro to Poerty, Ed Kennedy (CC) Love That Dog, Sharon Creech (CC) One Hundred Years of Poetry: For Children, Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse (CC) This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology, Joyce Sidman (CC) Suggested Individual Poems for Shared Reading Against Idleness and Mischief, Isaac Watts (CC) Carver: A Life in Poems, Marilyn Nelson (CC)

6 Casey at the Bat, Ernest Lawrence Thayer (CC) Dream Catchers, Ojibway (CC) Dreams, Nikki Giovanni Eletelephony, Laura Richards (CC) Freedom, William Stafford (CC) How Doth the Little Crocodile, Lewis Carroll (CC) I Hear America Singing, Walt Whitman (CC) I, Too, Sing America, Langston Hughes (CC) I m Nobody! Who Are You?, Emily Dickinson (CC) Jabberwocky, Lewis Carroll (CC) Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, Paul Fleischman (CC) My Shadow, Robert Louis Stevenson (CC) Runny Babbit: A Billy Sook, Shel Silverstein (CC) The Eagle, Alfred Lord Tennyson (CC) The Echoing Green, William Blake (CC) The Mouse s Tale, Lewis Carroll (CC) The New Colossus, Emma Lazarus (CC) The Spider and the Fly, Mary Howitt (CC) The Star, Ann and Jane Taylor (CC) Time, Valerie Bloom (CC) Tis the Voice of the Lobster ( Lobster Quadrille ) (from Alice s Adventures in Wonderland) Lewis Carroll (CC) Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Bat (from Alice s Adventures in Wonderland) Lewis Carroll (CC) Riddles from Chapter Five, Riddles in the Dark, The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien (CC) Tyger, William Blake (CC) Words Free as Confetti, Pat Mora (CC) You are Part of Me, Lloyd Carl Owle (CC) Possible Assessments: Formal Assessments- MAP w/ Descartes Special Ed Probes PSSA DRA

7 Summative Assessments- Discussion/Group Participation Self/Teacher Assessment Guided Reading Participation Weekly Response Journals tied to Independent Reading Focus Skills End of Book Tests Q-Matrix Constructed Reponses Story Elements Charting Organizational Constructs Vocabulary (Shared/Guided Reading) Words Their Way Assessments Making Meaning Assessments Writing Pieces using Common Core Writing Standards Oral/Slate Assessment Teacher Created Rubric (Rubistar) Culminating Book Projects Literature Studies

Unit 7.3: Poetry: My Identity English as a Second Language 8 weeks of instruction

Unit 7.3: Poetry: My Identity English as a Second Language 8 weeks of instruction STAGE 1 (Desired Results) Unit Summary: Transversal Themes: Integration Ideas: In this unit, the student reflects upon his/her own identity and develops an understanding of who he/she is in context to

More information

Curriculum Map: Accelerated English 9 Meadville Area Senior High School English Department

Curriculum Map: Accelerated English 9 Meadville Area Senior High School English Department Curriculum Map: Accelerated English 9 Meadville Area Senior High School English Department Course Description: The course is designed for the student who plans to pursue a college education. The student

More information

Elements of Poetry. By: Mrs. Howard

Elements of Poetry. By: Mrs. Howard Elements of Poetry By: Mrs. Howard Stanza A unit of lines grouped together Similar to a paragraph in prose Types of Patterns Couplet A stanza consisting of two lines that rhyme Quatrain A stanza consisting

More information

POETIC FORM. FORM - the appearance of the words on the page. LINE - a group of words together on one line of the poem

POETIC FORM. FORM - the appearance of the words on the page. LINE - a group of words together on one line of the poem Poetry Poetry Vocabulary Prose-Opposite of poetry, paragraph form Poetry-the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts. POETIC FORM

More information

Grade Level: 4 th Grade. Correlated WA. Standard(s): Pacing:

Grade Level: 4 th Grade. Correlated WA. Standard(s): Pacing: 1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. RL.4.1.

More information

Campbell s English 3202 Poetry Terms Sorted by Function: Form, Sound, and Meaning p. 1 FORM TERMS

Campbell s English 3202 Poetry Terms Sorted by Function: Form, Sound, and Meaning p. 1 FORM TERMS Poetry Terms Sorted by Function: Form, Sound, and Meaning p. 1 FORM TERMS TERM DEFINITION Acrostic Verse A poem that uses a pattern to deliver a second, separate message, usually with the first letter

More information

Literary Genre Poster Set

Literary Genre Poster Set Literary Genre Poster Set For upper elementary and middle school students Featuring literary works with Lexile levels over 700. *Includes 25 coordinated and informative posters *Aligned with CCSS, grades

More information

GREENEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM MAP

GREENEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM MAP GREENEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM MAP Junior English English III 1 st 4 ½ 2 nd 4 ½ 3 rd 4 ½ 4 th 4 ½ CLE Content Skills Assessment 1 st 4 ½ 3003.1.1 3003.1.3 3003.1.2 3003.1.4 Language - (throughout entire

More information

Year 7 Poetry. Word Sentence Reading Writing Speaking and listening. TR4 Make brief clearly organised notes of key points for later use.

Year 7 Poetry. Word Sentence Reading Writing Speaking and listening. TR4 Make brief clearly organised notes of key points for later use. NLS assessment objectives Year 7 Poetry Word Sentence Reading Writing Speaking and listening Sp9 Spell words phonemically & by syllables TR7 Identify the main points, processes or ideas in a text and how

More information

Students will be able to cite textual evidence that best supports analyses and inferences drawn from text.

Students will be able to cite textual evidence that best supports analyses and inferences drawn from text. Eighth Grade Reading Standards for Literature: Key Ideas and Details 1. Why do readers read? 2. How do readers construct meaning? Essential objective, summary, interact, cite, textual evidence, explicit,

More information

GRADE 6 ENGLISH (MASTER MAP)

GRADE 6 ENGLISH (MASTER MAP) Page 1 of 5 Close Window Print Page Layout Show Standards View Paragraph Format GRADE 6 ENGLISH (MASTER MAP) School: Binghamton Middle Schools Teacher: Master Map Email: Course #: 111 Grade Level: 6 View

More information

Poetry Unit Outline. 4 th Grade. 4. RL.2- Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.

Poetry Unit Outline. 4 th Grade. 4. RL.2- Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text. Poetry Unit Outline 4 th Grade Common Core Standards: 4. RL.2- Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text. 4.RL.5- Explain major differences between poems,

More information

Unit of Study: Writing Poetry with Rhythm, Rhyme, & Heart. Appendix of Resources

Unit of Study: Writing Poetry with Rhythm, Rhyme, & Heart. Appendix of Resources Unit of Study: Writing Poetry with Rhythm, Rhyme, & Heart Appendix of Resources Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District Elementary Language Arts Department, Grades 2-5 APPENDIX Poetry Suitcase...

More information

Topic the main idea of a presentation

Topic the main idea of a presentation 8.2a-h Topic the main idea of a presentation 8.2a-h Body Language Persuasion Mass Media the use of facial expressions, eye contact, gestures, posture, and movement to communicate a feeling or an idea writing

More information

Writing an Explication of a Poem

Writing an Explication of a Poem Reading Poetry Read straight through to get a general sense of the poem. Try to understand the poem s meaning and organization, studying these elements: Title Speaker Meanings of all words Poem s setting

More information

RL Reading - Literature I Can Statements Record the date(s) you have addressed each learning target.

RL Reading - Literature I Can Statements Record the date(s) you have addressed each learning target. RL Reading - Literature I Can Statements Record the date(s) you have addressed each learning target. Grade: Year: Teacher 1 Teacher 2 Teacher 3 Teacher 4 Teacher 5 Teacher 6 I can listen and enjoy a story

More information

List of Poetry Essay Questions from previous A.P. Exams AP Literature Poetry Essay Prompts ( )

List of Poetry Essay Questions from previous A.P. Exams AP Literature Poetry Essay Prompts ( ) List of Poetry Essay Questions from previous A.P. Exams AP Literature Poetry Essay Prompts (1970 2013) 1970 Poem: Elegy for Jane (Theodore Roethke) Prompt: Write an essay in which you describe the speaker's

More information

Alliteration Hyperbole Metaphor Crossword

Alliteration Hyperbole Metaphor Crossword Hyperbole Metaphor Crossword Free PDF ebook Download: Hyperbole Metaphor Crossword Download or Read Online ebook alliteration hyperbole metaphor crossword in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

More information

100 Best-Loved Poems. Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide. (Ed.) Philip Smith

100 Best-Loved Poems. Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide. (Ed.) Philip Smith Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide (Ed.) Philip Smith Learning objectives Study Guide with short-answer questions Background information Vocabulary in context Multiple-choice test Essay questions Literary

More information

Poetry 11 Terminology

Poetry 11 Terminology Poetry 11 Terminology This list of terms builds on the preceding lists you have been given at Riverside in grades 9-10. It contains all the terms you were responsible for learning in the past, as well

More information

ELA High School READING AND WORLD LITERATURE

ELA High School READING AND WORLD LITERATURE READING AND WORLD LITERATURE READING AND WORLD LITERATURE (This literature module may be taught in 10 th, 11 th, or 12 th grade.) Focusing on a study of World Literature, the student develops an understanding

More information

8 th Grade Reading Curriculum Week Standard Key Vocabulary Learning Target Resources Assessment

8 th Grade Reading Curriculum Week Standard Key Vocabulary Learning Target Resources Assessment 1 2 Reading Orientation and Beginning Reading skills; Introduction to fiction. (Standards 4, 10) Explore Prep and STAR Testing; Begin Fiction Unit -- The Baker Heater League, The 11:59 (Standards 4,10)

More information

Line 1: Title (2 syllables) (1 word)

Line 1: Title (2 syllables) (1 word) Poetry Looks Different - it is written in lines or stanzas (groups of lines). Poetry Speaks to the Heart - you can like it for what it says and how it makes you feel. Poetry Says a Lot in a Few Words -

More information

STAAR Reading Terms 6th Grade. Group 1:

STAAR Reading Terms 6th Grade. Group 1: STAAR Reading Terms 6th Grade Group 1: 1. synonyms words that have similar meanings 2. antonyms - words that have opposite meanings 3. context clues - words, phrases, or sentences that help give meaning

More information

Alliteration For Scared

Alliteration For Scared For Scared Free PDF ebook Download: For Scared Download or Read Online ebook alliteration for scared in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Mar 1, 2014 - -drawing what we are scared of. Dramatic

More information

Poetry / Lyric Analysis Using TPCAST

Poetry / Lyric Analysis Using TPCAST Poetry / Lyric Analysis Using TPCAST First, let s review some vocabulary: literal = means exact or not exaggerated. Literal language is language that means exactly what is said. Most of the time, we use

More information

Prose, Free Verse, Shape

Prose, Free Verse, Shape Prose, Free Verse, Shape Prose Poetry A prose poem is written as prose, but has a subtitle rhythm of figurative language (similes, metaphors, symbols) and vividly captures a scene or creates an effect

More information

Free Verse Poetry Task 05

Free Verse Poetry Task 05 Task 05: Poetry Pamphlet Standards: C.R3 Identify important components of free verse poetry (e.g. line breaks, stanzas, writer s voice, sensory detail or imagery, tone, symbolism, theme, personification,

More information

PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT District Instructional Guide 7th Grade Language Arts Date Revised 10/22/15

PRESCOTT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT District Instructional Guide 7th Grade Language Arts Date Revised 10/22/15 Quarter Topic Content Skills Common Core Standards Quarter 1 Citations Central ideas Support from the texts Summary Central ideas Citing several pieces of textual evidence Determine central ideas 7.RL.1,

More information

UNSEEN POETRY. Secondary 3 Literature 2016

UNSEEN POETRY. Secondary 3 Literature 2016 UNSEEN POETRY Secondary 3 Literature 2016 What is Poetry? How to approach the Unseen Poetry Section? 1. Reading the Question 2. Analysing the Poem 3. Answering the Question (Will be covered in Week 2)

More information

Simile Metaphor Personification Quiz

Simile Metaphor Personification Quiz Simile Quiz Free PDF ebook Download: Simile Quiz Download or Read Online ebook simile metaphor personification quiz in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Define simile, metaphor and personification

More information

Figurative Language Of Katy Perrydark Horse Somg

Figurative Language Of Katy Perrydark Horse Somg Of Katy Perrydark Horse Somg Free PDF ebook Download: Of Katy Perrydark Horse Somg Download or Read Online ebook figurative language of katy perrydark horse somg in PDF Format From The Best User Guide

More information

Figurative Language In Wonder By Rj Palacio

Figurative Language In Wonder By Rj Palacio In Wonder By Rj Palacio Free PDF ebook Download: In Wonder By Rj Palacio Download or Read Online ebook figurative language in wonder by rj palacio in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Page 1

More information

ACPS Twelfth Grade English Pacing Guide

ACPS Twelfth Grade English Pacing Guide ACPS Twelfth Grade English Pacing Guide 2014-15 Philosophy: The philosophy of Amherst County English Department is that individual students will be appropriately challenged according to their instructional

More information

Correlation Results By Level

Correlation Results By Level New York City New Standards: Primary Literacy Standards (K-2) Waterford Early Reading Program Level 1 - Level 2 - Level 3 Correlation Results By Level Kindergarten / Waterford Level 1 (Emergent Reading)

More information

Before you SMILE, make sure you

Before you SMILE, make sure you When you approach an unseen poem, you need to look for a bit more than just what it is about, and not just state your first thoughts. If you remember to SMILE, you will have more confidence with the comments

More information

Allusion: A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art to enrich the reading experience by adding meaning.

Allusion: A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art to enrich the reading experience by adding meaning. A GLOSSARY OF LITERARY TERMS LITERARY DEVICES Alliteration: The repetition of initial consonant sounds used especially in poetry to emphasize and link words as well as to create pleasing musical sounds.

More information

The Second Coming: Intensive Poetry Study. Monday, July 20, 2015

The Second Coming: Intensive Poetry Study. Monday, July 20, 2015 The Second Coming: Intensive Poetry Study Monday, July 20, 2015 Poetry: The Key to Success on the Final Exam The ability to read an analyze poetry (including a passage from a play by Shakespeare) is essential.

More information

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Christmas Bells Figurative Language

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Christmas Bells Figurative Language Longfellow Christmas Bells Free PDF ebook Download: Longfellow Christmas Bells Download or Read Online ebook henry wadsworth longfellow christmas bells figurative language in PDF Format From The Best User

More information

3 Reading STAAR. Instruction. Texas. This booklet contains sample pages from a STAAR Ready Instruction Lesson.

3 Reading STAAR. Instruction. Texas. This booklet contains sample pages from a STAAR Ready Instruction Lesson. 3 Reading Texas STAAR TM Instruction Sample Lesson STAAR Ready will prepare students for the new, more rigorous STAAR test with STAAR Ready Test Practice, STAAR Ready Instruction, and STAAR i-ready. This

More information

UNIT PLAN. Unit #: 1 Unit Name: Understanding and Writing Literary Texts and Personal Narratives

UNIT PLAN. Unit #: 1 Unit Name: Understanding and Writing Literary Texts and Personal Narratives UNIT PLAN Grade Level: Subject: ELA Unit #: 1 Unit Name: Understanding and Writing Literary Texts and Personal Narratives 6 th Big Idea/Theme: The elements of fiction work together to develop a narrative

More information

What do you think you should do as you read poetry?

What do you think you should do as you read poetry? Warm Up: Answer the? below What do you think you should do as you read poetry? Get out your A Tale Tell Heart Comprehension? s and Assignment or CC if it is incomplete Introduction to 8 th Grade Poetry

More information

Party In Room 302 Figurative Language Stories

Party In Room 302 Figurative Language Stories Party In Room 302 Stories Free PDF ebook Download: Party In Room 302 Stories Download or Read Online ebook party in room 302 figurative language stories in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

More information

ENG2D Poetry Unit Name: Poetry Unit

ENG2D Poetry Unit Name: Poetry Unit ENG2D Poetry Unit Name: Poetry Unit Poetry Glossary (Literary Devices are found in the Language Resource) Acrostic Term Anapest (Anapestic) Ballad Blank Verse Caesura Concrete Couplet Dactyl (Dactylic)

More information

Figurative Language to Know

Figurative Language to Know Poetic Elements Figurative Language to Know Metaphor Simile Personification Hyperbole Analogy Rhyme Scheme A pattern of rhyme Charted by assigning a letter of the alphabet to matching end rhymes. Rough

More information

Literary Elements Allusion*

Literary Elements Allusion* Literary Elements Allusion* brief, often direct reference to a person, place, event, work of art, literature, or music which the author assumes the reader will recognize Analogy Apostrophe* Characterization*

More information

Figurative Language Examples For Bud Not Buddy

Figurative Language Examples For Bud Not Buddy Examples For Bud Not Buddy Free PDF ebook Download: Examples For Bud Not Buddy Download or Read Online ebook figurative language examples for bud not buddy in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

More information

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare. Mark Twain in Eruption

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare. Mark Twain in Eruption Lesson Plan: Satire/Tone using A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur s Court and The Unknown Citizen Mark Twain Teachers Workshop Mark Twain Museum Hannibal, Missouri July 23-27, 2007 Developed by: Gini

More information

Poem About Baseball Using Figurative Language

Poem About Baseball Using Figurative Language Poem About Baseball Using Free PDF ebook Download: Poem About Baseball Using Download or Read Online ebook poem about baseball using figurative language in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

More information

Student Outcomes. The Element of Style; Strunk and White The Purdue Writing Lab

Student Outcomes. The Element of Style; Strunk and White The Purdue Writing Lab Writing Process English Creative Writing Grade Level: 11-12 The writing process is an essential part of writing your thoughts, stories, and ideas. The author must be able to create a expression in words

More information

Poetic Elements In Casey At The Bat

Poetic Elements In Casey At The Bat Poetic Elements In Casey At The Bat Free PDF ebook Download: Poetic Elements In Casey At The Bat Download or Read Online ebook poetic elements in casey at the bat in PDF Format From The Best User Guide

More information

Focus Poetry Plan Week 1

Focus Poetry Plan Week 1 Focus Poetry Plan Week 1 May you have warm words on a cold evening, A full moon on a dark night, And the road downhill all the way to your door. - Mary Engelbreit Monday Read the poem together and discuss

More information

Figurative Language In The Song Radioactive

Figurative Language In The Song Radioactive In The Song Radioactive Free PDF ebook Download: In The Song Radioactive Download or Read Online ebook figurative language in the song radioactive in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database.. Purpose.

More information

P.Olivieri (Rockin Resources), 2014

P.Olivieri (Rockin Resources), 2014 by Table of Contents Poem Page Acrostic uses each letter of its subject to begin a line of the poem T E A C H E R rusts that I can learn ases my fears lways understands ares about my life elps me make

More information

What happened at school and the poetry collection that resulted

What happened at school and the poetry collection that resulted PRACTICALLY PRIMARY - POETRY share it and shout it! What happened at school and the poetry collection that resulted I was very privileged to have teachers at my primary school who loved playing with words.

More information

Resources & Instructional Materials Demonstrate phonological awareness (i.e., rhymes and alliterations)

Resources & Instructional Materials Demonstrate phonological awareness (i.e., rhymes and alliterations) Grade K ELA Curriculum Map: p. 1 State Goal 1: Read with understanding and fluency. Goal 1A: Apply word analysis and vocabulary skills to comprehend selections. Descriptors Timeline Research Based Instructional

More information

Stories of Change UNIT

Stories of Change UNIT UNIT 1 Stories of Change GoalS: To understand how change can be significant To analyze key ideas and details in addition to craft and structure in print and non-print texts To use narrative techniques

More information

Songs With Alliteration And Onomatopoeia

Songs With Alliteration And Onomatopoeia Songs With And Free PDF ebook Download: Songs With And Download or Read Online ebook songs with alliteration and onomatopoeia in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database simile, personification, and

More information

Simile For Bullying Download or Read Online ebook simile for bullying in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

Simile For Bullying Download or Read Online ebook simile for bullying in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database For Bullying Free PDF ebook Download: For Bullying Download or Read Online ebook simile for bullying in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Alliteration. Sensory Details. Onomatopoeia. Figurative

More information

Fahrenheit 451 Figurative Language Answers

Fahrenheit 451 Figurative Language Answers Fahrenheit 451 Answers Free PDF ebook Download: Fahrenheit 451 Answers Download or Read Online ebook fahrenheit 451 figurative language answers in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database in Fahrenheit

More information

Personification For Kids Poetry

Personification For Kids Poetry For Kids Poetry Free PDF ebook Download: For Kids Poetry Download or Read Online ebook personification for kids poetry in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database a personality for a shoe through personification

More information

Appreciating Poetry. Text Analysis Workshop. unit 5. Part 1: The Basics. example 1. example 2. from The Geese. from Street Corner Flight

Appreciating Poetry. Text Analysis Workshop. unit 5. Part 1: The Basics. example 1. example 2. from The Geese. from Street Corner Flight unit Text Analysis Workshop Appreciating Poetry The poet Robert Frost once said that a poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. While many poems are entertaining, a poem can also have the power to change

More information

I dwell in Possibility Poem by Emily Dickinson. Variation on a Theme by Rilke Poem by Denise Levertov. blessing the boats Poem by Lucille Clifton

I dwell in Possibility Poem by Emily Dickinson. Variation on a Theme by Rilke Poem by Denise Levertov. blessing the boats Poem by Lucille Clifton Before Reading I dwell in Possibility Poem by Emily Dickinson Variation on a Theme by Rilke Poem by Denise Levertov blessing the boats Poem by Lucille Clifton What if you couldn t FAIL? RL 2 Determine

More information

Alliteration Poem Example By Gwendolyn Brooks

Alliteration Poem Example By Gwendolyn Brooks Alliteration Poem Example By Free PDF ebook Download: Alliteration Poem Example By Download or Read Online ebook alliteration poem example by gwendolyn brooks in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

More information

Norwalk, California COURSE OUTLINE ENGLISH 232 READINGS IN POETRY

Norwalk, California COURSE OUTLINE ENGLISH 232 READINGS IN POETRY C E R R I T O S C O L L E G E Norwalk, California COURSE OUTLINE ENGLISH 232 READINGS IN POETRY Approved by the Curriculum Committee on: February 24, 2000 Erin Cole Assistant Professor Reviewed by: Dr.

More information

How to do a Poetry Analysis

How to do a Poetry Analysis How to do a Poetry Analysis This activity forms the basis for practically every assignment and every poem in this unit. It s what helps students generate their own ideas. Here s how the progression usually

More information

Literature Circle Guide to LOVE THAT DOG by Sharon Creech

Literature Circle Guide to LOVE THAT DOG by Sharon Creech Literature Circle Guide to LOVE THAT DOG by Sharon Creech Book Summary Jack doesn t care much for poetry, writing it or reading it. With the prodding of his teacher, though, he begins to write poems of

More information

Sports Poems With Figurative Language

Sports Poems With Figurative Language Sports Poems With Free PDF ebook Download: Sports Poems With Download or Read Online ebook sports poems with figurative language in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database -A Layered Unit. Lori Evenson.

More information

English II STAAR EOC Review

English II STAAR EOC Review English II STAAR EOC Review Reporting Category 1 Understanding and Analysis across Genres E2.1A SS determine the meaning of grade-level technical academic English words in multiple content areas (e.g.,

More information

ANCIENT GREEK THEATRE By LINDSAY PRICE

ANCIENT GREEK THEATRE By LINDSAY PRICE ANCIENT GREEK THEATRE By LINDSAY PRICE In studying Ancient Greece, we re looking at the foundations of theatre as we know it today. Without the Ancient Greek Era, we do not get actors, theatres, plays,

More information

For Better or Verse: Using Multicultural Stories in Prose and in Verse to Accomplish CCSS in ELA classrooms

For Better or Verse: Using Multicultural Stories in Prose and in Verse to Accomplish CCSS in ELA classrooms For Better or Verse: Using Multicultural Stories in Prose and in Verse to Accomplish CCSS in ELA classrooms Diane Kern, Ph. D. is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of

More information

DYLAN AS POET ESSENTIAL QUESTION. How did Bob Dylan merge poetry with popular music? OVERVIEW

DYLAN AS POET ESSENTIAL QUESTION. How did Bob Dylan merge poetry with popular music? OVERVIEW OVERVIEW ESSENTIAL QUESTION How did Bob Dylan merge poetry with popular music? OVERVIEW I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I ll die like a poet. Bob Dylan I ll

More information

Free Verse. Versus. Rhyme

Free Verse. Versus. Rhyme Free Verse Versus Rhyme Rhyme Poetry Always has a rhyme pattern Some patterns are aabbcc, abab, abba Usually has a rhythm pattern to further establish the rhyme pattern These patterns are strictly adhered

More information

Experimental literature

Experimental literature Experimental literature SM2220 Generative Art & Literature Linda C.H. LAI March 2009 What is Experimental Literature? Core ideas: Innovations > technique/style Early 20 th -century modernist: Virginia

More information

Poetry Unit Literary Devices

Poetry Unit Literary Devices Poetry Unit Literary Devices Alliteration The repetition of initial consonant sounds; draws attention to certain words or ideas Slowly, silently, now the moon Walks the night in her silver moon Allusion

More information

San Antonio Symphony RULES AND GUIDELINES

San Antonio Symphony RULES AND GUIDELINES Page 1 San Antonio Symphony 2017-2018 RULES AND GUIDELINES 1. BASIC INFORMATION: The San Antonio Symphony invites students of grades K 5 attending ANY of The Water Cycle Young People s Concert performances

More information

What s in it for Me? Poems about Poetry

What s in it for Me? Poems about Poetry What s in it for Me? Poems about Poetry A writer can choose any topic to write a poem about. We like and dislike certain poems primarily because of their topic. It s interesting to see what poets say about

More information

Types of Poems: Ekphrastic poetry - describe specific works of art

Types of Poems: Ekphrastic poetry - describe specific works of art Types of Poems: Occasional poetry - its purpose is to commemorate, respond to and interpret a specific historical event or occasion - not only to assert its importance but also to make us think about just

More information

Themes Across Cultures

Themes Across Cultures RL 4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative meanings. RL 5 Analyze how an author s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text contribute

More information

Poetry Comprehension Year 5 And 6

Poetry Comprehension Year 5 And 6 Poetry Year 5 And 6 Free PDF ebook Download: Poetry Year 5 And 6 Download or Read Online ebook poetry comprehension year 5 and 6 in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Writing play-scripts. literary

More information

Year 7 Poetry Anthology Assignment

Year 7 Poetry Anthology Assignment Year 7 Free PDF ebook Download: Year 7 Download or Read Online ebook year 7 poetry anthology assignment in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database these devices in your in-class folders. The assignment

More information

Unit 3: Poetry. How does communication change us? Characteristics of Poetry. How to Read Poetry. Types of Poetry

Unit 3: Poetry. How does communication change us? Characteristics of Poetry. How to Read Poetry. Types of Poetry Unit 3: Poetry How does communication change us? Communication involves an exchange of ideas between people. It takes place when you discuss an issue with a friend or respond to a piece of writing. Communication

More information

anecdotal Based on personal observation, as opposed to scientific evidence.

anecdotal Based on personal observation, as opposed to scientific evidence. alliteration The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of two or more adjacent words or stressed syllables (e.g., furrow followed free in Coleridge s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner). allusion

More information

Close Reading of Poetry

Close Reading of Poetry Close Reading Workshop 3 Close Reading of Poetry Learning Targets Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges

More information

Figurative Language In The Scorch Trials

Figurative Language In The Scorch Trials In The Scorch Trials Free PDF ebook Download: In The Scorch Trials Download or Read Online ebook figurative language in the scorch trials in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Page 1 of by Rhythm,

More information

Personification Examples In Poems Shel Silverstein

Personification Examples In Poems Shel Silverstein Examples In Poems Free PDF ebook Download: Examples In Poems Download or Read Online ebook personification examples in poems shel silverstein in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Striking comparisons

More information

Peachtree Publishers 1700 Chattahoochee Ave Atlanta, GA TEACHER S GUIDE

Peachtree Publishers 1700 Chattahoochee Ave Atlanta, GA TEACHER S GUIDE Peachtree Publishers 1700 Chattahoochee Ave Atlanta, GA 30318 800-241-0113 TEACHER S GUIDE Random Body Parts Gross Anatomy Riddles in Verse Written by Leslie Bulion Illustrated by Mike Lowery HC: 978-1-56145-737-3

More information

CREATIVE WRITING AT INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 2015 INTRODUCTION APPENDIX

CREATIVE WRITING AT INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 2015 INTRODUCTION APPENDIX CREATIVE WRITING AT INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 2015 INTRODUCTION Introduction........................................................... 2 The Creative Writing Committee........................................

More information

Literary Response And Analysis Answers The Interlopers

Literary Response And Analysis Answers The Interlopers And Answers The Interlopers Free PDF ebook Download: And Answers The Interlopers Download or Read Online ebook literary response and analysis answers the interlopers in PDF Format From The Best User Guide

More information

POETRY. A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells a story in a specific form (usually using lines and stanzas)

POETRY. A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells a story in a specific form (usually using lines and stanzas) POETRY POETRY A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells a story in a specific form (usually using lines and stanzas) POINT OF VIEW IN POETRY POET SPEAKER The poet is the author of the

More information

WRITING POEMS. Sept Alexis. A. Fruia 6th Grade English

WRITING POEMS. Sept Alexis. A. Fruia 6th Grade English WRITING POEMS Sept 22-26 Alexis. A. Fruia 6th Grade English OBJECTIVE v Understand free-verse poetry. v Plan, draft, revise, edit and publish a free verse poem. INFO v Unlike other forms of poetry, free-verse

More information

Test Review - Romeo & Juliet

Test Review - Romeo & Juliet Test Review - Romeo & Juliet Your test will come from the quizzes and class discussions over the plot of the play and information from this review sheet. Use your reading guide, vocabulary lists, quizzes,

More information

Visual Arts and Language Arts. Complementary Learning

Visual Arts and Language Arts. Complementary Learning Visual Arts and Language Arts Complementary Learning Visual arts can enable students to learn more. Schools that invest time and resources in visual arts learning have the potential to increase literacies

More information

Students must complete each book report by the due date. Points will be deducted for each day it is turned in late. BOOK REPORT

Students must complete each book report by the due date. Points will be deducted for each day it is turned in late. BOOK REPORT Dear Parents, Please find attached the independent reading requirements for 5th grade students. These requirements seek to encourage students to read a variety of genre and to explore unfamiliar books.

More information

Gcse Poetry How To Write A Response

Gcse Poetry How To Write A Response Gcse Poetry How To Write A Response Free PDF ebook Download: Gcse Poetry How To Write A Response Download or Read Online ebook gcse poetry how to write a response in PDF Format From The Best User Guide

More information

COURSE PLAN FAVORITE POEMS, OLD AND NEW

COURSE PLAN FAVORITE POEMS, OLD AND NEW COURSE PLAN FAVORITE POEMS, OLD AND NEW COURSE PLAN METHODOLOGY: selected by Helen Ferris is represented by the abbreviation. Each weekly assignment is summarized in the first lines of the week s daily

More information

Rhyming Tree Poem Download or Read Online ebook rhyming tree poem in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database

Rhyming Tree Poem Download or Read Online ebook rhyming tree poem in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Tree Poem Free PDF ebook Download: Tree Poem Download or Read Online ebook rhyming tree poem in PDF Format From The Best User Guide Database Tree Poems by Kristine Rare Words in Old Elm Speaks: Tree Poems

More information

GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (ADVANCED LEVEL)

GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (ADVANCED LEVEL) GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (ADVANCED LEVEL) GRADES 12 & 13 ENGLISH SYLLABUS (Effective from 2009) Department of English National Institute of Education 1 1.0 Introduction This syllabus has been designed

More information

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland Alice's Adventures In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll A Novel Study by Nat Reed 1 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Table of Contents Suggestions and Expectations... 3 List of Skills....... 4 Synopsis / Author

More information

18 th century Poetry (1700 1800) the age of novlest Three main types of poetry dominated during the 18 th century 1. Neoclassical Poetry. 2. Preliminary Romantic Poetry. 3. Romantic Poetry. 1. Neoclassical

More information