02.25.08

Core 1:

  1. Write-on: (Simile, Metaphor, Alliteration, Rhyme, Imagery, Symbolism, et.c)
  2. Talk about Literary Devices and Terms
  3. Return to Utopian poetry.
    • How does the Tipslastt format help you to understand and appreciate the poems you read?
    • Which literary devices are present in the poems (yours and theirs) and how do the underscore the meaning?
  4. Share your poems with the class and look for imagery and other literary devices.
  5. Extensions:
    • Post your poem to your blog if you haven’t already.

Core 2:

  1. Describe-on:
  2. Rev-it-Up: A Story
  3. What is your first day on the Island like?
    • How would you describe it?
    • What do you see? Smell? Taste? Touch? Hear?
    • Where do you go?
    • What do you suspect?
  4. Write your first island journal entry.
    • Discuss it with your group.
    • Does it go along with other people’s conceptions of their first day?
    • What do you need to revise.
  5. Extensions:
    • Work on your Survival Simulation Google Docs
    • Finish your first journal entry.

Core 3:

  1. Read Hospital Sketches
    • Why did Alcott write this piece?
    • How is it an example of Romanticism?
    • What beliefs do you think that the narrator holds?
    • Why is the journal form chosen for this piece?
  2. Do your own bit of reflection on starting a new endeavor. What was it like? How did you hear things differently?
  3. Extension:
    • Finish your reflective piece for Wednesday.

Core 4:

  1. Write-on: (Simile, Metaphor, Alliteration, Rhyme, Imagery, Symbolism, et.c)
  2. Talk about Literary Devices and Terms
  3. Return to Utopian poetry.
    • How does the Tipslastt format help you to understand and appreciate the poems you read?
    • Which literary devices are present in the poems and how do the underscore the meaning?
  4. Create a unique perspective in your own utopian poem.
    • What images are you going to invoke?
    • What metaphors would help to explain your vision of utopia?
  5. Extension
    • Finish your utopian poem for tomorrow.

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