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Subject: Literature

#2368. Figures of Speech

Literature, level: Middle
Posted Fri Sep 7 14:03:43 PDT 2001 by Dianna Morton (moonart61@hotmail.com).
cape cod regional technical high school, Harwich, MA. USA

LESSON PLAN FORMAT

Dianna Morton Class: English 9

Lesson Plan for each 2-week cycle from 9/5/01-9/14/01
Trimester: 1Cycle: B

(OPEN RESPONSE)
Using the poem that your group dissected, identify and discuss the effects of sound, figurative language, rhythm, and form. Explain how these techniques
Help in the development of the theme of the poem.

Objective for 2-week cycle:


Purple signifies mastery

General Standard 14 POETRY

14.3 Respond to and analyze the effects of sound, figurative language, and graphics in order to uncover meaning in poetry.

14.5 Identify, respond to, and analyze the effects of sound, form, and figurative language of poems.

General Standard 15: Style and Language

15.3 Identify imagery, figurative language, and rhythm when responding to literature.

15.5 Identify and analyze imagery and figurative language.

15.7 Evaluate how an authors choice of words advances the theme or purpose.


1. Activities:

q Reading
q Note taking
q Worksheets
q Open Response Question/ Essay Assessment
q Discussion
q Group Work/Poem Dissection
q Creative Writing

Day 1

o Bell work: Fill out index card w/ information
o Go over PROCEDURES, RULES, and GRADING POLICY
o HW: Bring in Summer Reading Book and Project

Day 2

Bell Work: Write definitions
Power Point/Overhead on definitions and examples
HW: Worksheets

Day 3

Bell Work: Write definitions
Power Point/Overhead on definitions and examples
HW: Worksheets

Day 4
Bell Work: Write definitions
Power Point/Overhead on definitions and examples
HW: Worksheets


Day 5
Bell Work: Copy class assignment: Using 5 types of figurative language, write at least 5 sentences describing the vocational work that you are most interested in.
Share Bell Work with class and discuss the use of figurative language.
Introduce group project (poem dissection)
Create collaborative work groups
Choose Poem
HW: BRING IN POSTER BOARD


Day 6

Bell Work: Assemble in collaborative work group and read over project criteria.
Discuss criteria
Begin group work (poem dissection).

Day 7

Bell Work: Assemble in collaborative work group and read over project criteria.
Continue group work (poem dissection).
HW: Prepare for group presentations.


Day 8
Bell Work: Assemble in collaborative work group
Presentations
HW: Writing Assessment/ Open Response Template.



2. Teaching Methodologies:

Lecture/ Direct Instruction
Note taking/ Templates
Exemplars
Rubrics
Discussion
Open Response Question


3. Resources:

Teacher generated LINKS-like templates
Power Point/ Over Head
Teacher generated notes
Poetry
Rubrics


4. Vocational and Academic Integration

An understanding of the use of the English language, both written and oral
Organization, steps, and individual cooperation in cooperative learning groups.
Applying skills and content to an assignment or job.
Applying knowledge of a trade to a creative writing assignment incorporating figurative language.

5. Homework

Homework will be assigned on a daily basis. Homework will be written exercises that reinforce the concepts of daily lessons.

6. Evaluation:

HW
Group Presentation
Participation in class discussion
Class work/ Bell work
Open Response Question