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YOU SHOULD BE WORKING WHEN

THE BELL RINGS.


BELL RINGER
A. Identify what two things are being compared in each
of the following song lyrics.
B. Explain what each comparison means.

Do you ever feel like a plastic bag, drifting through


the wind, wanting to start again?
Life is a highway, I want to ride it all night long.
You shoot me down but I wont fall, I am titanium.
Shawty is fire burning on the dance floor.
Airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars.
How could you be so cold as the winter wind when
it breeze, yo?
Objective:
I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they
are used in a literary text, including figurative language and
connotative meanings, and analyze the cumulative impact of
word choice on meaning and tone.

Essential Question:
How does Sonnet 130 differ from traditional sonnets, and
what is the cumulative impact of word choice on meaning
and tone in the sonnet?
Argumentative Essay FINAL DRAFT - (Q2 TEST GRADE)

Requirements:
DUE - A Day: Monday, November 6
DUE - B Day: Tuesday, November 7

Students must turn in their first draft with revisions STAPLED TO a


final draft.
Review notes on how to write an argumentative essay. Use the fill in
the blank essay template to help you develop your final draft.
*Introductions must contain a hook, bridge, and thesis. Body paragraphs
must be written in ACECES format and include a counterclaim. ALL THREE
sources must be used!*
All typed papers must have an MLA heading including your name, date,
course name, and assignment title. All typed papers must be in Times
New Roman font, size 12, and be double spaced.
How to Break Down a Poem: Poetry Checklist
Number the stanzas
Read the _________________ Make an ____________________
Read poem ____________ BEFORE __________________________
Ask yourself, ________________ _______ _________________ ?
Ask yourself, What is he/she _______________ ______________ ?
_____________ the questions
Re-read poem for the _________________ ________________ -
______________ _______ text
Circle unfamiliar words
Highlight the ___________ _____s: __________, _________, _________,
________, ________
Make ____________ notes
Write a __________ - ________________ summary of the poem
Go ____________ to the _____________ think about the poems
meaning
Answer the _________________
FIGURATIVE VS. LITERAL LANGUAGE
Literal language means what it says.
I have a headache.
I got a sunburn today.

Figurative Language expresses more


than the literal meaning.
I feel like my head is going to explode.
I roasted in the sun.

In shortfigurative language is
when you describe something
by comparing it to something
else.
TYPES OF FIGURATIVE
LANGUAGE
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
Symbolism
SIMILE
A figure of speech which involves a
direct comparison between two
unlike things, usually with the words
like or as.
Example:The muscles on his brawny
arms are strong as iron bands.
METAPHOR

A figure of speech which involves


an implied comparison between
two relatively unlike things using
a form of be.The comparison is
not announced by like or as.
Example:The road was a ribbon wrapped
through the desert.
WHAT DOES THIS EVEN
MEAN?!?!
Brian was a wall, bouncing every tennis ball
back over the net.

This metaphor compares Brian to a wall


because __________.
a. He was very strong.
b. He was very tall.
c. He kept returning the balls.
d. His body was made of cells.
WHAT ABOUT THIS?!?

We would have had more pizza to eat if Tammy hadnt


been such a hog.

Tammy was being compared to a hog because she


__________.
a. looked like a hog
b. ate like a hog
c. smelled like a hog
d. was as smart as a hog
PERSONIFICATION
A figure of speech which
gives the qualities of a
person to an animal, an
object, or an idea.
Example: The wind yells while
blowing."
The wind cannot yell. Only a
living thing can yell.
TWO BOXES
BY SHEL SILVERSTEIN
Two boxes met upon the road.
Said one unto the other,
If youre a box,
And Im a box,
Then you must be my brother.
Our sides are thin,
Were cavin in,
And we must get no thinner.
And so two boxes hand in hand,
Went home to have their dinner.
HYPERBOLE
An exaggerated statement used to
heighten effect. It is not used to
mislead the reader, but to emphasize
a point.
Example: Shes said so on several
million occasions.
HYPERBOLE CONTINUED
Examples:
His mom was on fire!!
How would the mom be on fire?
She has to use a sandblaster to get her
makeup off at night.
Why is this said in regards to removal of her
makeup?
I am so hungry I could eat a cow.
How is this person feeling right now?
SYMBOLISM
Symbolism is when the author uses an object or
reference to add deeper meaning to a story.
Look for these
symblos in Romeo COMMON SYMBOLS IN
LITERATURE
and Juliet!

Colors are often used to Night can be used in


represent emotions connection to darkness and
Red can symbolize often symbolizes impending
passion, anger, or love doom or danger
Blue can represent peace Day is the opposite of night,
or sadness usually representing new life
and light
White can also represent
peace Light is used for truth,
enlightenment, or safety
Black represents death
Darkness or shadows often
Water is often used to
represents dishonesty or
represent purification or
hidden motives
renewal (think of baptisms)
TONE
The authors attitude OR feelings toward the
subject.
MOOD
Shows the FEELINGS of the speaker or the writer to the
situation. Reveals a FEELING or EMOTION.
IRONY
Irony: The conflict between what is said and what is done,
what is said and what is happening, what is expected or
intended and what happens, what is meant or said and
what others perceive. (The opposite of what you expect!)
IMAGERY
Language that appeals to the five SENSES.
(Hearing, Sight, Touching, Tasting, Smelling)
ALLITERATION
Repeated consonant sounds occurring within
words/sentences.
ONOMATOPOEIA
The use of words that mimic sounds.
ALLUSION
A reference to someone or something that is known from
popular culture, literature, or religion.

Hes a real Romeo with the ladies

Shes a Grinch.

Shes got a Mona Lisa smile.

He was a Good Samaritan yesterday.


Quatrain: Stanza with FOUR lines
H.OT. Question:

How does Griffin use


comparisons to advance
the tone and meaning of
Sonnet 39?
H.OT. Question:

How does Shakespeare


use comparisons to
advance the tone and
meaning of Sonnet 130?
INDEPENDENT WORK PERIOD
Independent:
For each sonnet:
1. Complete the Poetry Checklist
2. Identify rhetorical devices used to advance the meaning and tone
3. Answer the EQ using the ACES strategy

Essential
Independent Work Rubric Question:
10 points 5 points 0 points
Student begins Student begins his/her Student does not
working on the work after the work begin to complete their
How does Sonnet 130
assignment at the start period has begun. assignment during the differ from traditional
of the work period. work period.
sonnets, and what is
Student does not need Student must be Student must be the cumulative impact
to be prompted at all to prompted once to prompted more than
begin working. begin working. once to begin working. of word choice on
meaning and tone in
Student remains Student must be Student must be
focused and on-task, prompted once to prompted more than the sonnet?
for the entire work focus on his/her once to focus on
period. assignment. his/her assignment.
Argumentative Essay FINAL DRAFT - (Q2 TEST GRADE)

Requirements:
DUE - A Day: Monday, November 6
DUE - B Day: Tuesday, November 7

Students must turn in their first draft with revisions STAPLED TO a


final draft.
Review notes on how to write an argumentative essay. Use the fill in
the blank essay template to help you develop your final draft.
*Introductions must contain a hook, bridge, and thesis. Body paragraphs
must be written in ACECES format and include a counterclaim. ALL THREE
sources must be used!*
All typed papers must have an MLA heading including your name, date,
course name, and assignment title. All typed papers must be in Times
New Roman font, size 12, and be double spaced.