Thursday, September 22, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Day Twenty-Two

Vocabulary Review
·       Get in your same TRIOS you had for making vocabulary cards.
·       Everyone get out a sheet of notebook paper, and title it, “Trio Vocab Quiz”.
·       You can use your neon green sheets, your vocab cards, and each other’s brains!
·       Number from 1-20.
·       Spell each word correctly!
·       While we’re doing this, if you have extra credit vocabulary, come put it in the computer up here!

Read and Relax—
·       Book Chats
·       We read for thirty-five minutes in 1st block, and forty-five minutes in 2nd block.


Hello, AP!
Day Twenty-Two

Homework Due
·       Reading Journal for “Home Burial”.  Hang on to it for now, please.

Journal Quote for Today:  Poetry (11:27-11:37)
·       “Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.”  --Plato, Ancient Greek Philosopher
·       “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.”         --Robert Frost, American poet, 1874-1963
·       “Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.” --T.S. Eliot quotes

·       Please open your journals to Free Write #2, 9/12/11, and write your name in big letters across the top.
·       Put them on my desk.

·       Dana!

Poetry Trios (1:05)
·       Let’s take a look at your progress thus far.

·       Due Tomorrow:         Metaphor Assignment
·       Due Tomorrow:         Itty Bitty Vocab Quiz #1
1.      Implicit
2.     Explicit
3.     Polyglot
4.     Phallocentric
5.     To glean
6.     Sublime
·       Due Monday:         Vocab Sushi

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