Monday, October 3, 2016

Introducing Poetry and Marking Poems

 Today's Learning Objectives   * Explain how the author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text. * Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics. * Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Poetry Marking: "On Turning 10"  In this activity, you will explore how the speaker of the poem “On Turning 10” feels about growing up by marking the text and answering questions. The activity Text Marking: “On Turning 10” can be found in your Language Arts Google Classroom.

Homework  (1.) Read for at least 30 minutes at home each school night. (2.) Complete the activity Text Marking: “On Turning 10” which is due Monday, October 10.