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Eng 8A, 9C

Eng 8A, 9C
You have read a chapter of the book: " The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Today we are going to read the text together and help each other writing an emotional poem. This is how you do it: 1. Write a Sensory Emotion Poem Work in pairs. When you read the text - what did you think of? Choose one emotion that you think describes the text best. Title (Emotion) (Line 1) (Emotion) is (color) (Line 2) What does the emotion taste like? (Line 3) What does the emotion smell like? (Line 4) What does the emotion feel like? (Line 5) What does the emotion sound like? (Line 6) What does the emotion look like? (Line 7) (Emotion) is _____________(include a metaphor) If you don't remember what a methapor is you can find help here: Metaphor 2. Save your poem and send it to me: sarasv74@gmail.com A few years ago my pupils read The Hunger Games and then a girl wrote an emotional poem like this:

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian On Friday week 5 and on Monday week 6 you will be on your wedding trip. On Friday, the 6th of February, we are going to discuss the book again. Please remember to bring it! I want you to read, at least, until page 178 for Friday the 6th of February and finish the book for Friday the 13th of February.

Writing template – I am You should write a poem by describing yourself. Start your sentences by using I am. You could either use the template below or come up with your own ideas. Remember to use figures of speech if you would like to develope your poem. We will do this in class. I look for strategies of how you come up with your own words, solutions of other lines and how well you use figures of speech.

National Poetry Month April is National Poetry Month, 30 days of celebrating the joy, expressiveness, and pure delight of poetry. Learn more about the National Poetry Month, get to know some of our most well-loved children's poets in our video interview series, browse the many online resources listed here, and visit your local library or bookstore to discover wonderful new books and anthologies. Poets on poetry Listen in as acclaimed children's writers like Marilyn Singer, Ashley Bryan, Jack Prelutsky, Mary Ann Hoberman, Nikki Grimes, and Janet Wong talk about reading poetry aloud and writing poetry.

Pocahontas & the Powhatan Indians About this Skype lesson Much of what historians now know about the Indians we call "the Powhatans" is derived from English sources, as the Powhatans had no written language. Using primary sources as well as replica artifacts created by Mattaponi Indians, students will learn about what life was like in Virginia before the first English settlers made it their home. Students will identify the various natural resources used by Native American men, women, and children to make their tools and clothing. Students will also be engaged in a discussion about Pocahontas and the myths associated with her life. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Quotes by Sherman Alexie “You read a book for the story, for each of its words," Gordy said, "and you draw your cartoons for the story, for each of the words and images. And, yeah, you need to take that seriously, but you should also read and draw because really good books and cartoons give you a boner." I was shocked:

Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face On September 8, 1940, Jack Prelutsky was born in Brooklyn, and attended Hunter College in New York City. Although he claims to have hated poetry through most of his childhood, he rediscovered poetry later in life, and has devoted many years since to writing fresh, humorous poetry aimed specifically at kids. “I realized poetry was a means of communication, that it could be as exciting or as boring as that person or that experience.”

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Summary To his surprise, Junior has become one of the best players on the basketball team. He thinks it has something to do with confidence, and living up to expectations. Since their loss to Willpinit, the Reardan team has gone undefeated. Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month With The New York Times Photo March, 2015 | Updated Note: When we first published this post in 2010 we called it “11 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month With The New York Times,” but every year we update it with several hot-off-the-press ideas. So we’ve changed the name to, simply, “Ways to Celebrate” since we intend to add ideas each spring and don’t want to end up with “3,486 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month” when 2311 rolls around. How do you teach poetry? Let us know!

24 Best Poems to Teach in Middle and High School It can be hard to know which poems will spur your middle and high schoolers into deep, meaningful discussion and which will leave them, ahem, yawning. So we asked experienced teachers to share their favorites—the punch-in-the-gut poems that always get a reaction, even from teens. Here's what they had to say. 1. Snow by David Berman Captures a narrative in miniature with a creative structure. 2. By the Time What picture do you have of the future? Will life in the future be better, worse or the same as now? Will this hot, flat, and crowded world be "standing room only"? People hope that by the year 2100, many of our current problems will have being solved.

For my students – 30-day-challenge This challenge is to make you use your English more outside the classroom. For 30 days I want you to do at least one thing from the list every day. Fill in the grid you have gotten from me each day with what you have done. Try to do as many different things as possible. dauid.com Behind the scenes of Attic Panic Attic Panic The Making of a 14 sec Film See You Soon Australian comedian perfectly sums up why other countries think US gun laws a... At least 14 people were killed and 18 others injured when two shooters opened fire on at the Inland Regional Center, a social services provider for people with disabilities, in San Bernardino Wednesday, December 2. The shooters have been identified as Syed Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, who were in a relationship with each other. Motives are still unclear. Every shooting is its own private tragedy for the victims and their families. But events like this are also part of a much bigger problem. The United States has far more gun violence than the rest of the developed world.

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