Agenda 8/16/2017

Bell work– Obtain yellow handout from tray by the door.  You will need one sheet of notebook paper.  Title it “How to Annotate Poetry” and get your PEN.  Secure 4 different colored pencils. PLAIN POLLY OR BORING BOB/ (blue) course syllabus with signature go in tray on back counter.

Classwork:  A.  Copy these notes in Cornell Note form

Theme-                             is the message about life or

                                           human nature the writer

                                           shares with the reader.

Simile-                             is a figure of speech that makes

                                          a comparison between two

                                           unlike things using the words

                                           like or as.

Inference-                      is a logical guess that is made

                                           based on facts and your own

                                            knowledge and experience.

How to annotate                   1.  Read Poem

poetry notes                           2.  Read Poem Again

                                                   3.  Underline Rhyme Scheme                                                           (1 color)

                                                   4.  Underline Figurative                                                                      Language (1 color)

                                                    5. Circle parts that stand

                                                          out, confuse, important                                                          (1 color)

                                                    6.  Write Questions in                                                                        margins (with your                                                                 pen)

                                                    7.  Highlight unusual                                                                    words or circle (in                                                                    another color)  and                                                                  write the letter V

                                                    8.  Write down in margins                                                           what you think theme                                                              is.

B.  Read aloud “Hanging Fire”

C.  Begin Annotation

Homework: Review our class website, sign and return the syllabus by Friday. Get your interactive notebook. Complete work on which you would like more time.

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