For this assignment, you are writing two poems. Both poems are due on Friday, March 31st. First Poem Pick ONE of the following topics: Write about a moment in your life that changed how you saw yourself What does being mindful of place mean to you? Second Poem Write about a place in Gladstone that… Continue reading Poem Topics
In-Class Activity Follow the link below to open up a map of the school. Follow the directions on the left. https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?amp%3Busp=sharing&mid=1blgalRCISdV8o_CPvC8KArazcD0&ll=49.24862063603884%2C-123.06187070152282&z=17
Here is the article I was reading out today, for those of you that want to have a look: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/poets-of-color-2017-title_us_58b07eb6e4b060480e079dbf?section=us_arts
As discussed in class, please have a paper copy of your works cited ready for me by this Friday, March 3rd. You should all have a works cited because you need to do research on the author of your poem. Works Cited should be in MLA format – if you do not know what that… Continue reading Poetry Presentations: Works Cited
Here is a booklet I gave out in class today on literary terms and poetic devices. You should be familiar with most of the terms in this booklet; if not, please see me in class or send me an email. Literary Terms and Poetic Devices Handout
Blocks: 2-2, 2-1 For next class (Wednesday, February 22nd): Bring in the printed lyrics to a song you like (do not bring the lyrics on your phone) Read the poems in the Poetry Presentations Handout. We will begin sign up for presentations on Wednesday, February 22nd.
This is your one assignment for this unit. We will talk about this more in class, but we will start sign up for poems next day (February 22nd), so make sure you read the poems in this booklet! Poetry Presentations Assignment