March 19-23 English 9 Activities and Homework

Students will
  • understand sonic patterns and the tools poets use (such as assonance, consonance, and alliteration) to manipulate relationships between sound and meaning.
  • learn how to use their own voices as interpretive instruments as they explore and construct meaning aloud.

19th Mon - pg 298-303 - Shaped Poems
Read: 400-Meter Freestyle, The Christmas Tree, The Altar
In your journal write a rough draft 10-16 or more stanza "shaped poem" based on and illustrating a Biblical theme or story.
20th Tue pg 298-303 - Shaped Poems
Journal Prompt: Which of the three "shaped poem" did you prefer? Why?
21st Wed - Poetry Recitation Groups
Journal Prompt: What is the mood of “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden
22nd Thu - Poems 
Quiz: Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 15
Journal Prompt: What is the mood of "Dulce Et Decorum Est" by Wilfred Owen

23rd Fri - Poetry Recitation Groups
Journal Prompt: What "lasts for eternity"?


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