Week 1 8/27 – 8/31

Monday:Welcome to the first day of school! You are going to be introduced to Humanities!
1. Please bring the Digital Portfolio scavenger hunt half-sheet signed tomorrow. If you need a hard copy, please let me know.

We are going our discovery of figurative language and interpreting poetry.  We need to understand how to interpret poetry and how to write using figurative language to make beautiful Poetry Tiles
       1. I am poem – If you have completed an I am Poem before, bring it in so we can compare your growth! Click here for the I am Poem template.  Click I am Poem example for an example.
2.  Independent Reading Contract

We are going to learn how to critique each other and then we will critique our writing. After we are critiquing, we are going to use our knowledge of figurative language to interpret “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

1. Read for 20min
2. Make any changes to your I am Poem that you wrote on your goal sheet.

Writing assessment
We are going to examine our revised Poems and analyze Langston Hugh’s I, too, Sing America
        1. Read for 20min
2. Make any changes to I am Poem

Rhyme, Repetition and Refrain
The purpose of poetry – Analyzing – A poison Tree and jimmy Jet and his TV set
Reading our I am Poems.
Read for 20min
Read for 20min

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