Archive for August, 2012
I have two classes: Advanced Placement Literature and English IV This week we completed introductory “Welcome to West Jefferson High” activities and an autobiographical assignment. self portrait assignment select an image that represents you and then analyze the image. explain how the image is representative of you I will provide the students with a selection [...]
We are looking at poetic devices within poems. The students will create foldables for 2 of the poems that we have read in class. The foldable will have 8 flaps on it with the definition and example from the poem of your choice of poetic devices.
Alliteration – the repetition of initial consonant sounds of several words in a group. It is often used in poetry to emphasize and to link words as well as to create pleasing, musical sounds. (“Out from the marsh, from the foot of misty/ Hills and bogs, bearing God’s hatred, Grendel came.” Beowulf) Allusion – a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work or work of art. [...]