Monday, May 20, 2019

5/20/19

Lit 8 - Tuesday, 5/21 - journal check. Students should have 6 entries. Wed. 5/29 - vocab test on alliteration - stereotype.
Eng 8 - Thursday, 5/23 - verb unit test.
Lit 6 - Tuesday, 5/21 - groups 1, 7, 5, and 2 will present Cinderella plays.
Wednesday, 5/22 - groups 3, 6, and 4 will present plays.
Lit 7 - Wednesday, 5/22 - Groups 1, 7, 4, and 2 will present original dramas. Thursday, 5/23 - groups 3, 6, and 5 will present original dramas.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

5/16/19

Lit 6 - Memorize parts for plays next week. These were written in class. Groups 1, 7, 5, and 2 will perform on Tuesday, 5/21. Groups 3, 6, and 4 will perform on Wednesday, 5/22.

Monday, May 13, 2019

5/13/19

Lit 6 - Tuesday, 5/14, vocab test on folktale and fable.
Lit 8 - Wednesday, 5/29, poetry vocab test on alliteration - stereotype:

*Alliteration: The repetition of an initial consonant sound in two or more words in a phrase. Picked to enhance meaning.
*Onomatopoeia: The use of a word or phrase that actually imitates or suggests the sound of what it describes. (Buzz, Whir)
* Symbol: Any person, place, or thing that has meaning in itself and also stands for or represents something else. (Flag – nation, Dove – peace.
*Parallel structure: The repetition of a grammatical structure. ( Example on pg. 556 & 565)
Lyric poetry: Poetry that expresses the poet’s thoughts and feelings. Creates a mood through vivid images, descriptive words, and the musical quality of the lines.
*Sensory language: Language that appeals to the senses.
Free verse: Poetry with irregular rhythms and varied line lengths. Free of traditional forms of poetry. Similar to regular speech.
Concrete poetry: Poetry in which the shape of the poem on the page resembles the subject of the poem.
Stereotype: an oversimplified mental picture or judgment.

Friday, May 10, 2019

5/10/19

Lit 8 - Monday, 5/13 - poetry vocab test on rhyme - imagery.
Lit 6 - Tuesday, 5/14 - vocab test on folktale and fable.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

5/9/19

Literature 6: Vocab test has been changed to Tuesday, 5/14.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

5/9/19

Reminders:
Lit 8 Monday, 5/13 - Poetry vocab test on rhyme - imagery.
Lit 6 - Monday, 5/13 - vocab test on folktale and fable.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

5/7/19

Reminders:
Lit 8 - Monday, 5/13, poetry vocab test on rhyme - imagery.
Lit 6 - Monday, 5/13 - vocab test on folktale and fable.