Unit 4 Poetry Project

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Here is a website that has more examples of the poetry forms plus some forms you may never have tried before (if you want to use one, just ask!)

http://www.shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/types.html

Click on this link for a Microsoft Word Document with the project if you need a new copy or would like to type your answers in:

Unit4PoemProject

Due Dates:

A Day Classes: Wednesday, May 8

B Day Classes: Thursday, May 9

This is worth two test grades! If it is late, it is 10% off your both of the test grades.

Extra Credit: If you want to read or perform your poem for extra credit, you must go on the due date and you must sign up by the class period beforehand.

Unit 4 Poetry Packet

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This was a quiz grade due last week.

Click on the link below to open a Microsoft Word Document containing a new copy of the poetry packet.

Unit4PoetryPacket

Quarter 4 Assignments Overview

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This will be updated as we go along.

  • Interpreting Poetry-Langston Hughes 8 Questions
  • “Louder Than A Bomb” Documentary Worksheet
  • Poetry Packet that was given during FCAT on Monday, April 15 (B Day)  and Tuesday, April 16 (A Day)
  • 4th Block received packets on Wednesday April 17 due April 19
  • 1st Block received packets on Thursday April 18 due April 20
  • Poem Project Due Wednesday, May 8 (A Day) & Thursday, May 9 (B Day)
  • E.O.C. Review Packet Questions on May 10, 14, 16  (A Day) & May 13, 15, 17 (B Day)
  • Various Participation Grades
  • End Of Course Exam aka “E.O.C.” on Monday, May 21 (A Day) & Tuesday, May 22 (B Day)
  • Summative Exam  on Tuesday, May 28 (A Day) & Wednesday, June 29 (B Day)

3rd Quarter Final Test Dates

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TEST A DAY B DAY 7th PERIOD
Unit 3 Vocabulary -35 Words

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

Wednesday

 

March 20th

Tuesday

 

March 19th

Monday

 

March 18th

Unit 3 Mastery Exam-Gothic Fiction

-Mood/Tone

-Symbolism

-Plot

-Sound Devices

-Personification

-Allusion

Friday

 

March 22nd

Thursday

 

March 21st

Part 1

Wednesday March 20th

Part 2

Thursday

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:

Heading:

Name

Topic: Sound Devices

Source: Powerpoint/Lecture

Date: 3/___/13

Top Line of Page:

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

Notes:

Alliteration

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.
Onomatopoeia
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)
-Example:

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

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

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

Feb 14 (B) & Feb 15 (A) Plot

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Brain Warmer:
Set up notebook for plot notes and example
Notebook Page 33: Staple the “Masque of the Red Death” plot mountain picture in the middle of the page

Notebook Page 34: Staple the fill in the blank notes on the right side of the page

Notebook Page 34 Cornell Notes:

Right Corner Heading:
Name
Topic: Plot
Source: Lecture
Date: 2/__/13
Top line of paper:
Objective: SWBAT comprehend text “Pit/Pendulum”; analyze for plot and analyze author’s writing choices
Fill in the Blank Notes on Right Hand Side Column:

Plot: A.K.A the storyline; The series of related events in a story

Plot line Contains:

Exposition: introduces characters, setting, and general conflict

Initial Incident: event that starts the complications of the story

Rising Action: complications and events that build the story’s action before climax

Turning Point: reversal of fortune, point where conditions drastically change for main character

Climax: highest point of action where main character(s) make major decision or action that will ultimately lead to solution

Falling Action: time of great tension after climactic point, actions leading to resolution of problem

Denouement aka Resolution: word is French for “unraveling”; where conflict is settled, often all questions answered

Notebook Page 33:

Masque of the Red Death Plot Line Example (Fill in what is missing on the picture stapled into notebook)

Exposition: Red Death ravaging country, Prince and Abbey secured and provisioned
Initial Incident: Prince throws a masquerade ball
Rising Action: Striking of clock stuns revelers every hour, dreamy mysterious party continues
Turning Point: Masked Figure arrives at midnight
Climax: Prince meets Masked Figure face-to-face, instantly dies
Falling Action: Revelers go to black room and find no one in the Masked Figure’s costume
Denouement/Resolution: Everyone dies, clock stops, fires go out, death rules over all

Finish reading “The Pit and the Pendulum”

Link to story and audio:

http://www.loudlit.org/audio/pitandpendulum/pages/01_01_pitandpendulum.htm

Fill in the blanks on the “Summary of Major Events” as you read
1.Narrator in dark room, judges sentence him toDEATH/ TORTURE 9.Eats drugged BREAD/WATER, COMA
2.Narrator faints, monologues about  DREAMING, STAGES OF UNCONSCIENCESS, HAZY MEMORY OF DESCENT 10.Awakens to see WHOLE DUNGEON, STRAPPED TO WOODEN BOARD, SALTY MEAT WITHIN REACH (LEFT ARM)
3.Narrator regains consciousness, FULL MEMORY OF TRIAL, AFRAID OF DARKNESS 11.Father Time  HOLDING SLOW SWINGING PENDULUM, RATS PICKING MEAT
4.Narrator discovers DUNGEON WALL, WEARING RAGS 12.Pendulum swinging FASTER &LOWER, CLOSE TO DEATH,RATS CHEWING BANDAGES, LIFE OR DEATH
5.MEASURING DUNGEON, FALLS, SLEEPS 13. FREE FROM ROPES, SLIDES OUT FROM UNDER PENDULUM
6.Wakes up, finds BREAD AND WATER, MEASURING CELL 14.Searing hot iron WALLS CLOSING IN, RUSHES TO PIT’S EDGE,
7.Trips, discovers CIRCULAR PIT, DROPS ROCK TO MEASURE 15.Walls RUSH BACK, ARM REACHES OUT
8.Suddenly LIGHT FLASHES OVERHEAD, QUICK DOOR OPEN/SHUT 16.General LaSalle, narrator saved, inquisition is over

Directions for Homework:

Cut out each square and tape it onto the “Pit and Pendulum PlotLine Worksheet” where that part of the story belongs on the plot line. Use your notes and Masque of the Red Death Example to help you.
Then, answer the five questions in complete sentences!

Unit 3 Assignments Overview

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The Masque of the Red Death

Worksheet: Unit3MasqueRedDeathQuestions

Copy of the story: Unit3MasqueRedDeathTextCopy

Vocabulary Sentences

15 sentences from “The Masque of the Red Death” words

10 sentences from “The Pit and the Pendulum” words

See the post titled “Unit 3 Vocabulary” for the words.

The Pit and The Pendulum

Plotline/Exit Questions

Unit3PitPendPlotLineandExitSlip

Feb 1 (A) & Feb 4 (B) Symbolism

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Notebook Page 29

Brain Warmer-Answer these questions:
•What is a symbol?
•What do you think is the most important symbol in “The Masque of the Red Death”?
* Masque of the Red Death Worksheet was checked*

Notebook Page 30

Right Corner Heading
□Name
□Topic: Symbolism
□Source:Lecture
□Date 2/___/13
Top Line of Paper:
Objective: SWBAT locate, analyze and discuss symbols in a text

Right Column Notes:

Symbol

-a person, place, or object that stands for something beyond itself.

 Symbolism

-the use of symbols to represent ideas, emotions, abstract concepts

-allows people to communicate beyond the limits of language and create deeper meaning

Common Ways to Find Symbolism

-Look for:

-repetition

-lengthy description

-special placement/shift in   text’s focus

-Think of:

-what an item might   represent

-typically used symbols   and symbolism

example: black bird=death

 

Examples of Finding Symbolism Talked About from Masque of the Red Death:

•Repetition:“the clock” is repeated over and over
•Lengthy description: the masked figure
•Special placement/shift: The major shift in tones from dark to light….Red Death to Castle to Black Room/Clock description to Masked Ball

Notebook Page 29 Symbolism Practice

1. Castellated Abbey- symbolizes security, wealth

2. Red-symbolizes Blood, death, evil, impending doom

The Red Death- symbolizes the power/gruesomeness of death

3. Blue Room (lies furthest East)- beginning, beginning of life

4. Black/red Room (lies furthest west)- where death meets you, where life is over, sun setting on your life

5. The 7 Rooms- the cycle of your life, the stages of life, the 7 is used often as a symbolic number

6. Ebony Clock- reminder of reality, passing of life, reminder that death is coming

7. Braziers of Fire- the life of the people in the castle, the liveliness and carelessness of the masked ball

8. The Masquerade Ball-the separation from reality, the desire to be distracted from reality, mystery, anonymity

Unit 3 Vocabulary Words

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“The Masque of the Red Death”

Word

P.O.S.

Definition

Antonyms

Sentence

1.pestilence Noun Deadly disease, contagion —–  The pestilence spread throughout the country killing thousands of people.
2.dissolution Noun Conclusion inauguration  In four years, Obama’s presidency will come to a dissolution.
3.dauntless Adj. Fearless, determined Timid, fearful  The dauntless soldier charged at the enemy.
4.provisioned Adj. sufficiently supplied lacking  We ensured we were provisioned so we could last through the hurricane.
5.sagacious Adj. Wise, clever Dense, unintelligent  The sagacious old man often had the best advice to offer.
6.ingress/egress Nouns The way in/out  Both the ingress and egress of the tunnel were packed with cars.
7.girdled Adj Restrained or bound together unbound  During the lockdown the students were girdled in the closet.
8.disconcert verb To be put in a distressful state of confusion To be reassured  The myterious sounds coming from the attic were disconcerting to the children.
9.monotonous adj boring, one tone, repetitive engaging  Writing down definitions can be a monotonous task.
10.sinister adj menacing, ominous nonthreatening  The sinister tone with with the murderer spoke made me feel nervous.
11.tremulousness noun State of shaky nervousness Confident, unwavering The tremulousness of every student could be felt during the lockdown.
12.countenance noun Facial expression ____  The appearance of a ghost caused a look of shock upon his countenance.
13.gaudy adj Flashy, extravagant understated  My grandmother often wears gaudy outfits of flashy plastic jewelry and bright mismatched clothing.
14.shrouded adj Covered, cloaked uncovered  The mother was shrouded in black at the funeral.
15.pervade verb To spread through ________  When she sprayed perfume, the scent pervaded the classroom.

“The Pit and The Pendulum”

Word

P.O.S.

Definition

Antonyms

Sentence

16. lucid

adj

Easily understood, clear, sane/rational

Confusing or unclear,  confused or delirious

17. discord

noun

Conflict or disagreement

harmony

18. frivolous

adj

not serious in content or attitude or behavior

Serious, sincere, sobering,

19.tumultuous

adj

Greatly agitated or disturbed

calmed

20. In lieu of

Instead of, in place of

In lieu of taking a test, I wrote an essay.

21. impede

verb

To Delay or prevent

To advance or encourage

22. avert

verb

To turn away (usually your eyes or attention)

23. aghast

adj

struck with fear, dread, or consternation

 soothed

24. writhe

verb

to move in a twisting or contorted motion

25. lethargy

noun

Abnormal drowsiness

Invigoration,

“The Raven”

Word

P.O.S.

Definition

Antonyms

26. surcease noun An end, stopping of an action, a discontinuation continuation
27. to implore verb To ask, beg, or plead; entreat  
28. bleak adj Being barren, desolate, cold and windswept; without hope or depressing Pleasant, comfortable
29. ungainly Adj Being awkward/clumsy and unattractive Elegant, graceful, attractive
30. pallid Adj Pale, lacking in color or vitality Colorful, vibrant, spirited
31. respite Noun A let-up or break continuation
32.to beguile verb To charm or attract To repel or ward off
33. melancholy adj Feeling depressed, downhearted cheerful
34. discourse noun Dialogue or communication silence
35. obeisance noun A gesture of respect Bad manners, lack of respect

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