Learning Target- Elements of Poetry-
What does the title mean, paraphrase in your own words, identify figurative language, author's attitude, shifts in tone, subject, theme.
Students will read and analyze Shakespearean sonnets, poems from Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes Students will speak and write their own poems.
Students will learn about end rhyme, rhyme scheme, figurative language, word meaning in Shakespearean sonnets, poems from Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Langston Hughes
ELAGSE9-10RL9: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a
specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how
a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).
ELAGSE9-10RL10: By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories,
dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding
as needed at the high end of the range.
ELAGSE9-10L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., euphemism, oxymoron) in context and analyze their role in the text.
b. Analyze nuances in the meaning of words with similar denotations
Monday Nov 18th
(Reading/Writing/Speaking) Intervention/Extension- Poetry Vocabulary assessment from Friday
Intervention- work in leveled groups and write the correct answers to five questions you missed.
Extension- utilize vocabulary from last week's quiz to identify figurative language in Shakespearean sonnets.
Listening/Reading- Learn about Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson Download Emily Dickinson
How does their life reflect in their poetry? Download Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson -Hope is the thing with feathers ,
Much Madness is Divinest Sense complete a TPFASST on both poems
Robert Frost The Road Not Taken, Fire and Ice complete a TPFASST on both poems.
Tuesday November 19th
(Listening) Harlem Renaissance- Review timeline activity Download Great Migration Review-Guided Notes
(Listening, Reading) Who is Langston Hughes?- Watch Biography clip
Use the PPT to help analyze Dreams and Dreams Deferred
(Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening) Analyze the poem Dreams
(Reading/Writing/Speaking/Listening )Analyze the poem Dreams Deferred
(Reading/Writing) Compare/Contrast both poems. Utilizing a graphic organizer Download Poetry Compare Contrast
(Reading/Speaking) KAHOOT- Poetry Test Review (time permitted if not tomorrow)
Wednesday November 20th
Poetry Test Review- Intervention
Extension- further analysis of Langston Hughes - I Too am American poems looking for figurative language
(Reading/Writing) Poetry TEST (summative assessment)
(Reading/Listening)Learn about Walt Whitman
Thursday November 21st
(Reading/Listening) Complete lesson on Walt Whitman
(Listening) watch the movie Dead Poets Society
(Reading/Writing) Watch and answer questions THESE ARE DUE TOMORROW FOR A GRADE
Friday November 22nd
(Listening)Dead Poets Society
(Reading/Writing)Watch and answer questions- TURN QUESTIONS IN TODAY FOR A GRADE!!!!
Mrs. Suarez is out today.
Have a wonderful holiday break!!
See you in December.