Handouts (2) -
Discuss "The Odyssey" Expository essay assignment (guidelines distributed in class AND available as a download under "Quarter 2 Downloads.")
Discuss Original Nature poem assignment (guidelines distributed in class AND available as a download under "Quarter 2 Downloads.")
Finish "The Odyssey"
NOTE: If you have been absent, be sure to watch the online TV version of the Odyssey from YouTube beginning at 2:09:00 until the end of the movie.
The link is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S_l12WM_KM
Begin collecting nature and non-nature items for original poem over the weekend. Bring to class on MONDAY! (See handout)
Begin "The Odyssey" assignment (See handout)
Continue watching Part 3 of "The Odyssey"
Continue tracking the "Hero's Journey" on chart
Continue tracking characteristics of Odysseus as a Hero.
4th hour only: Collect Greek and Latin Root Words packet at the beginning of class.
PSAT for some
*If not testing, bring homework for a quiet study hall today.*
Homework: 4th hour only! Don't forget that your Greek and Latin Root Words packet is due tomorrow!
Turn in Greek and Latin Root Words packet from last week.
In groups outside, read "The Rose that Grew from Concrete." (handout / poem)
Answer TP-CASTT questions that relate to poem. (handout / overhead)
None today if you are taking PSAT tomorrow.
Warm Up - View clip from the movie Contact, then write in your journal what you believe is the role of the poet and poetry in society. Clip is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3deNVM3EWIc
As a class, read and discuss "I Wandered Lovely as a Cloud" on Page 627 (literature book)
Discuss examples, purposes and effects of Personification and Imagery in poem; write responses in journal
Outside Activity: To discover what one believes is role of nature in poetry, class took a "Nature Walk" to discover what they saw, heard, smelled, tasted and touched in nature. Place responses in journal
"The Odyssey" homework is due online tonight by 9:00 p.m. to www.turnitin.com. (See Friday if you need a reminder about what assignments are due.)
Greek and Latin Root Word Packet is due tomorrow (Tuesday) when you walk into class.