Before we dive into your final assignments for the semester, here is some important information you need to know:
Your final assignments for this week:
Please let me know if you have any questions! :-)
This week you will be focusing on analyzing how to ask effective questions in the proper context. You will learn the difference between open-ended and closed questions. Review the attached document for detailed instructions.
Suggested Schedule for This Week:
Greetings Quarantined Earthlings!
This week you will be focusing on the following learning skills as you read Dr. Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail":
Your attached document explains everything for you. Essentially, you will be reading a few pages of this letter each day. The pacing schedule is included in the document with your reading analysis questions.
A few things to keep in mind this week while reading this...
This is due on Friday as we've done in the past weeks. The submission options are the same:
Happy Monday! Welcome back to another week of digital learning :-)
Last week you read the poem "Ode to My Socks" by Pablo Neruda. This week you will be writing your own ode poem!
An ode is a poem specifically written to show adoration or love for something or someone that is important to you. Neruda chose to write his ode about the simple things in life we often ignore. You can chose to write your ode about anything or anyone that brings you joy! Here are some examples of topics students chose to write their odes about last year:
This poem does not need to rhyme, but you can make it rhyme if you would like! Poems are symbolic and artistic. Make sure that you are creative. You are also required to include figurative language. Refer to the attached directions for instructions on this.
See the attached document for directions. You may either type or hand write this. This is due this Friday 4/24. You can submit the following ways:
This is a project grade, so make sure you take your time with it and do your best. I suggest you follow the this schedule to pace yourself:
Welcome back from Spring Break! :-)
Attached to this post you will find your digital learning assignments for the week. These will be due Friday at midnight via turnitin.com, emailed to me, or pictures sent via remind. As always, the questions are numbered so that you can answer them on a separate sheet of paper if needed. Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions.
I've also attached the poetry notes from the week before Spring Break for you to reference each day. I suggest that you look these over before starting your assignments.
I advise that you follow the schedule below to complete your assignments by pacing yourself:
Monday: Read "Abuelito Who" and answer the reading analysis questions.
Tuesday: Find a clean version of a song that you enjoy for your song lyric analysis. Choose the three options of figurative language/stylistic elements that you will find in your song.
Wednesday: Annotate/label the lyrics of your song for the three examples of figurative language/stylistic elements that you chose. Answer the analysis questions for your song.
Thursday: Read "Ode to My Socks" and answer the reading analysis questions.
Friday: Finish up any of the assignments you have left, ask questions if needed, and submit your work.
Your Poetry Part 1 assignment packet is due tonight at midnight. Your options for submitting are as follows:
You will NOT have any work next week during spring break! Enjoy your break :-)
*Scroll down to previous posts first if this is your first time checking the blog in a while.*
Today's focus is the last page of your poetry packet (part 1). You will read Nikki Giovani's "Ego Trippin'" poem and answer the following reading analysis questions. Be sure to review the poetry notes before reading the poem. I advise that you complete the first five questions today, then finish the last five questions tomorrow.
Here are some things you need to know before reading the poem:
*Scroll down to the post from 3/29 if you have not checked this in a few days.*
Today's focus is the 3rd page of your poetry assignment packet with the poem "Fast Break".
Your learning objectives are as follows:
Some key things you must know before you read this poem:
It's also important to understand that this author wrote this poem in memory of his friend who passed away. HINT: think about how this could change the deeper meaning of the poem.
*Scroll down to the post from yesterday before reading!*
We will be focusing on the second page in your poetry (part 1) assignment packet. This page includes Tupac Shakur's "Rose That Grew From Concrete" poem. You are instructed to read the poem (read it a few times!) then answer the following reading analysis questions.
Your learning focuses for this assignment are as follows:
FIRST: Review your poetry PPT notes before reading the poem. You need to brush up on your knowledge of personification.
Some things to think about as you read this poem:
As always, text me on remind, email me, or DM me on the class Instagram page if you have any questions!
We are now starting our poetry unit this week. See the attached packet for your assignments and instructions for each page. This packet will be due Friday 4/3 at midnight. You may submit this packet the following ways:
HOW TO COMPLETE POETRY ASSIGNMENTS - BEST COURSE OF ACTION