3rd Quarter Final Test Dates

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Unit 3 Vocabulary -35 Words

-Study Sentences, Definitions, Synonyms, Antonyms, Quiz Study Guide



March 20th



March 19th



March 18th

Unit 3 Mastery Exam-Gothic Fiction




-Sound Devices





March 22nd



March 21st

Part 1

Wednesday March 20th

Part 2


March 21st

Make Up Thursday 21st /Friday 22nd  after school—FINAL MAKE UPS, need an excused absence note/phone call or email from parent to take it.

March 8 (A) & 11 (B) Sound Devices

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On Notebook Page 35:

Brain Warmer: Think of and WRITE two tongue twisters that you know.
Don’t know any? Make up two.

NoteBook Pg 36:



Topic: Sound Devices

Source: Powerpoint/Lecture

Date: 3/___/13

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Objective: SWBAT identify and analyze poetic (sound) devices in a text



Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words (within words is called consonance)  (repeating vowel sounds is called assonance)
Signifies importance, makes words memorable
 Example: She was wide-eyed waiting for Walter to waken.

Chris caught Kelly kicking a cat.
Words that mimic or sound like what they describe
 Example: “woosh”, “beep”, “click”, “slither”
Example: “Rocking back and forth to a mellow croon, ….And far into the night he crooned that tune.”–Langston Hughes “The Weary Blues”
External Rhyme
-a repetition of similar sounds in 2+ different words at the end of a poetry line
-Makes the phrase / line more memorable
Example:The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play.So we sat in the house all that cold, cold, wet day.

Internal Rhyme

•a repetition of similar sounds in 2+ different words within a poetry line(s)

“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak, and weary.”

Repeating words or phrases
Used for emphasis; can unify a poem

Because I do not hope to turn again
Because I do not hope
Because I do not hope to turn….

**Emphasizes how he does not have hope

Examples from “The Raven”

Alliteration=circle consonants;             Repetition=squiggly line;       Onomatopoeia=O;     Metaphor=M;

Ext/Int Rhyme=underline;                   Personification=P;                  Allusion=A;    Symbolism=box around word; Gothic Elements=G                            Words you don’t know=*

Once upon a midnight G dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,
Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,
While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
As of someone gently rapping, O rapping at my chamber door.
`’Tis some visitor,’ I muttered,O `tapping at my chamber door –            Line 5
Only this, and nothing more.’

Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,
And each separate dying ember wrought P its ghost upon the floor. M
Eagerly I wished the morrow; – vainly I had sought to borrow
From my books surcease of sorrow – sorrow for the lost Lenore –       Line 10
For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels named Lenore
Nameless here for evermore.

And the silken sad uncertain rustling O of each purple curtain
Thrilled me – filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before;
So that now, to still the beating O of my heart, I stood repeating            Line 15
`’Tis some visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door
Some late visitor entreating entrance at my chamber door;
This it is, and nothing more,

The Raven Packet

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Here is the Raven Packet given out on

A Day on March 8

B Day on March 11

7th Period on March 8

Click here:          Unit3RavenPacket2013

Overall Packet Due on

A Day Thursday March 14

B Day Friday March 15