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. [...]
You will be creating vokis that read a sentence that you create using our vocabulary words. Here is one that I created. Steps to follow Create a Voki account, customize your Voki (hair color, eyes, t-shirt…) or hit the die to randomly select a character Type in or record yourself reading your sentence for [...]
List 1 vocabulary words Make yourselves familiar with these words.
I use wordles for EVERYTHINNNNNG and this week my students had to create two of them: an autobiographical sketch response to a story Wordles used as autobiographies View more presentations from VR Burton Wordles inspired by thank u mam View more presentations from VR Burton
Your Reading Log A reading log entry must be made for at least 4 of the stories read in class. The log must contain the information below: Title and Author Significant Events Climax Conflicts (Man v Man, Man v Self, Man v Nature, Man v Society, etc.) Resolution Major Characters Theme Focal reading/literary elements
This week we read The Purpose of Education and they composed a response indicating their views. The assignment required the students to read and complete comprehension questions based on the article. Once we finished the article, the homework was to create a blog post (to be posted to their ePortfolio next week) that indicates personal views [...]
We are working on our graphic essay as the final part of our Romeo and Juliet Projects They created posters for our study of Romeo and Juliet. I provided them with Post-it paper and their posters will be graded for accuracy and appearance. Here are some examples of past graphic essays: 1 2 3 4 Their [...]