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Tom and Lizzy do Diana & Matt's poem ♥☺♥BLUE meets GREEN!☺♥☺

2nd hour CLASS DISCUSSION GUIDELINES:

 

IT'S AUTUMN!!!

 

 Week 4: Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2010

HOMECOMING WEEK!

Homecoming Dress Up Days:

     Monday - Black out day

      Tuesday - Concert T-shirt Day

     Wednesday - Dress up Day

     Thursday - Neon Day

     Friday - EP Spirit Day

EFFECTIVE GROUPS, CLT PAPER DUE,

and  Poetry!

To see our latest class pictures, click HERE or

http://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011Adv12ClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIjW1u22xe2A3gE#

FIELD TRIP MONEY AND PERMISSION SLIPS DUE THIS THURSDAY, SEPT. 23rd!

We're going to see  A Midsummer Night's Dream on Wednesday, November 17th (cost $37.00) (Click HERE for the permission slip) and A Christmas Carol (cost $37.00) on Thursday, Dec. 2nd (Click HERE for the permission slip!) and  ♥ Romeo & Juliet (cost $26.00) on Tuesday, Jan. 25th, 2011 (Click HERE for the permission slip!) If you would like to run off all three permission slips at one time, click HERE for a file with all three together.

Payment and permission slips are due THURSDAY, Sept. 23rd

NOTE: You may write one check for $100 for all three field trips

 

For a copy of the CLT paper packet, click HERE.

For a copy of just the grading sheet for the CLT paper, click HERE.  

To use a template to modify to send an e-mail requesting

credentials, click HERE.  

The CLT paper is due

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 29th.

For a copy of a blank HW calendar, click HERE.

For a copy of the 2011 LIST OF JOURNALS, click  HERE.

For a pdf. copy of the BLUE POETRY PACKET, click HERE!

For a pdf. copy of the BLUE POETRY PACKET, click POETRY PACKET PART 1 or POETRY PACKET PART 2

For copies of sections from the new

EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  (rev. 11.22.09)

To print off the entire manual half size or full size or to use the manual online in "navigational mode," go to the EPHS English department home page and click on the buttons to the left of the screen:

http://ephs.edenpr.org/index.php?option=com_qcontacts&view=category&catid=76&Itemid=123

click HERE for the COVER with table of contents  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the GRS (Grammar Rules Summary) section--yellow

click HERE for the MSF (Manuscript Formatting Rules) section--yellow

click HERE for the PDQ (Parenthetical Documentation and Quotes) section--green  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) section--pink (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) SHORT FORM--pink

 

 

 do Diana & Matt's poem ♥☺♥BLUE meets GREEN!☺♥☺

IT'S AUTUMN!!!

 

DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, day  15

   So . . .  it's finally your

SENIOR  HOMECOMING

WEEK!

Do you see the glass as half empty . . . or half full?

OUR CLASS DISCUSSION GUIDELINES:

positive, fun, energizing atmosphere;

avoid too many rules;

respect;

100% participation;

open mindedness

OUR CLASS DISCUSSION GUIDELINES:

positive, fun, energizing atmosphere;

avoid too many rules;

respect;

100% participation;

open mindedness

  1. Group Check-in:
    • weekend highs/lows
    • CLT paper progress--p. 15 CLT paper questions
    • EFFECTIVE GROUPS Do GROUP SHEET pulling together ideas from last night's HW sheet   CLICK  HERE.

      share one of your two poetic terms a

     
  2. Comma refresher--Review Comma Rules 5-9--title, not, D/A, and NONESS/APPOSITVE rules 10-11, etc.  Use GRS (WORD FORMAT) or GRS pdf. file & overhead.

    • Show Millikin Unversity writing advice!  Click HERE.
    • MORE CLT paper quiz--MLA and continue discussing the CLT paper--5 section format, doc. checks, etc. -Maybe show mla.org website, easybib.com, sonpfcitation.com, EPHS access to ProQuest, Infotrac, etc. Share MLA Q's and A's and Burning Q's about CLT paper and  the nitty gritty of the paper and Plagiarism examples.

    • COLOR GROUP WORK--COLOR GROUPS present posters!   Use the folder and laminated sheets including Hartman's color code.  Click HERE.  Share COLOR posters explaining, celebrating your colors and commonalities.  maybe COLORS--show Cwod's cartoon and Diana & Matt's poe

    • EFFECTIVE GROUPS INTRO Effective Groups Worksheet--fill out the "Effective Groups Worksheet" you got in class today as a prelude to our discussion of Effective Groups and the forming of Group Guidelines tomorrow.  If you need a copy, click HERE

    • GROUP GALLERY GUIDELINES ACTIVITY--put stickers on the top ones we decided as a group--Share your ratings of 5 guidelines and spend your $5 on the most important ones"-Debrief small group discussion. Write a comment or two as to why you gave your group discussion the rating you did. What a 5?  Why not a 5?
    • Go over the top five and try to implement them today!
    • Effective Groups information--individual roles and group guidelines  For the hand-outs on group roles, click HERE,  Effective Groups--individual roles (rate your natural choice) and group development stages and guidelines.  Explain the four stages of groups--form, storm, norm, perform  Review the 5 GROUP AGREEMENTS FOR DISCUSSION

    HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    1. field trip money
    2. works cited corrected
    3. effective groups ws

     

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. stamp WA 7 My Group Poem
  2. stamp Poetic terms
  3. stamp WA 8 POETRY TOPICS:  OP pages and websites on poetry (10 points)
  4. Collect PR responses

 

  1. CLT PAPER RESEARCH!  CLT paper is due Sept. 29th.  For a copy of the CLT paper packet, click HERE. For a copy of just the grading sheet for the CLT paper, click HERE. To use a template to modify to send an e-mail requesting credentials, click HERE.

    FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE

    CLT PAPER

    Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

    • salmon topic slip
    • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
    • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
    • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
    • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
    • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
    • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight _______

    Fed up with technology? 

    Need some good humor?

    Try viewing this!  Norwegian Help Desk (with English subtitles)

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ

    DON'T WE LOVE MLA?


     

     

TUESDAY, day 16

 

Marianne Stokes painting

   

CARPE DIEM!  Do something clearly in the spirit of Carpe Diem! 

How do you

"seize the day"?

 

Today's Quote of the Day:

The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions. -James Russell Lowell, poet, editor, and diplomat (1819-1891)

Today's Quote of the Day:

"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may" and CARPE DIEM!

Today's allusion:

Thirty Pieces of Silver/Betrayed with a Kiss

Today's Words of the Day:

malapropism

euphonic

plethora

poignant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:
    • burning CLT paper questions

     

  2. Effective Groups information--individual roles and group guidelines  For the hand-outs on group roles, click HERE,  Effective Groups--individual roles (rate your natural choice) and group development stages and guidelines.  Explain the four stages of groups--form, storm, norm, perform  Review the 5 GROUP AGREEMENTS FOR DISCUSSION

  3. EFFECTIVE GROUPS INTRO Effective Groups Worksheet--fill out the "Effective Groups Worksheet" you got in class today as a prelude to our discussion of Effective Groups and the forming of Group Guidelines tomorrow.  If you need a copy, click HERE

  4. GROUP GALLERY GUIDELINES ACTIVITY--put stickers on the top ones we decided as a group--Share your ratings of 5 guidelines and spend your $5 on the most important ones"-Debrief small group discussion. Write a comment or two as to why you gave your group discussion the rating you did. What a 5?  Why not a 5?
  5. Go over the top five and try to implement them today!
  6. Marianne Stokes painting--analysis and Herrick's "To the Virgins to Make Much of Time"
  7. Dead Poets clip (8 min.)
  8. Analyze and Dead Poets clip (8 min.) and relate to"To the Virgins" -allusions and symbols--maybe "To the Virgins" and read Jaclyn's e-mail. Show example of allusions such as carpe diem, Herrick's cat parody, to "air" is human, etc. 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. Effective groups worksheet

 

 

CARPE DIEM!  Do something in the spirit of Carpe Diem!  

Remember to "Gather ye rosebuds while ye may"  

Do you think this class inspired Kelly to do this?  Maybe . . .

If part of your carpe diem experience is reading more poetry, read on:  for some additional cool websites Wally found online  to enhance your experience with Poetry, click HERE! 

 

CLT PAPER RESEARCH! 

CLT paper is NOW due THURSDAY, Sept. 30th.  

For a copy of the CLT paper packet, click HERE. For a copy of just the grading sheet for the CLT paper, click HERE. To use a template to modify to send an e-mail requesting credentials, click HERE.   

FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE

CLT PAPER

Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

  • salmon topic slip
  • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
  • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
  • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
  • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
  • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
  • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight _______
WEDNESDAY, day 17

CORONATION DAY!

CONGRATS!!!!

The Homecoming Coronation on Wednesday  will be from 1:50 - 2:40pm.

Here is the special schedule:

1st Period 8:25 - 9:16

Connections 9:23 - 9:43

2nd Period 9:50 - 10:42 our class

3rd Period 10:50 - 12:50 

4th Period 12:57 - 1:48

Coronation 1:50 - 2:40 (students MUST have a  ticket to attend coronation)

 

Marianne Stokes painting

   

 

BILLY COLLINS, former U.S. Poet Laureate

my friends John Wirth (writer/producer of Sarah Connor Chronicles, Ghost Whisperer, Nash Bridges, Remington Steele) and his wife Gail Matthius who was Saturday Night Live in the early 1980's and now doing cartoon voices with their friend Billy Collins

Wally, Billy Collins, and Wally's friend Gail in NYC at the Bowery Poetry Club in NYC Nov. 12, 2005 For more info. on this club, go here: http://www.bowerypoetry.com/

http://www.bigsnap.com/billy.html (former poet laureate Billy Collins site)    

 www.loc.gov/poetry/180  

http://www.powells.com/authors/collins.html

BILLY COLLINS, former U.S. Poet Laureate

   

Today's Quote of the Day:

"memento mori"

and

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief ... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. -Walter Lippman, journalist (1889-1974)

Today's allusion:

all that glitters is NOT gold

(See Smashmouth's "Rock Star" lyrics")

Today's Words of the Day:

ominous

debunk

impugn

torpid

  1. Group Check-in:
    • Share your experiences with carpe diem or carpe noctem in the last 24 hours  (play "NEWSIES")
    • play "NEWSIES"
    • burning CLT paper questions
    • Jot down what you remember from the Marianne Stokes painting and DPS clip yesterday--symbols, allusions, images that stuck with you
    • on computer in classroom: Write down your assigned literary terminology on master terms sheet and share one of your two poetic terms and/or the poem you wrote about in WA7  CLICK ON STUDENT WORD MASTER  CLICK ON WALLY'S MASTER
     
  2.  

  3. Play Baba Brinkman's "Dead Poet's Society"

  4. walk through poetry packet For a pdf. copy of the BLUE POETRY PACKET, click POETRY PACKET PART 1 or POETRY PACKET PART 2

  5. Marianne Stokes painting--analysis and Herrick's "To the Virgins to Make Much of Time"
  6. Dead Poets clip (8 min.)
  7. Analyze and Dead Poets clip (8 min.) and relate to"To the Virgins" -allusions and symbols--maybe "To the Virgins" and read Jaclyn's e-mail. Show example of allusions such as carpe diem, Herrick's cat parody, to "air" is human, etc. 
  8. NEW TERMS TODAY:    stanza, enjambment, syntax, apostrophe

    Have and create fun!

    Be respectful!

    Be organized!

    Show interest in the group/teamwork!

    Communicate and cooperate!

    Be respectful!

    Open Mindedness!

    Participation!

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. none
 

 

  1. WA 8: POETRY TOPICS!   Jot down at least a full page of responses to EACH of these two topics:  TOPIC 1 (1 side minimum) read through pp. OP 1-OP 18 of the poetry packet and pick various poems, etc. to respond to ("take what you like and leave the rest" For a pdf. copy of the BLUE POETRY PACKET, click POETRY PACKET PART 1 or POETRY PACKET PART 2 

        AND TOPIC 2 (1 side minimum) check out any of these cool poetry websites and jot down what you find!  Click HERE! 

    Here's just a few more!

     http://www.loc.gov/poetry/laureate.html  (about poet laureate position)

    AND  www.favoritepoem.org    (the site we talked about yesterday)

    AND   www.artistsforliteracy.org  (site to match modern music and poetry)

    AND www.poems.com   AND http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/278  AND

        www.poetry.com    AND   www.poetry.org 

    We SLAM POETRY!!!!!

     

      http://www.defpoetryjam.com/

    AND http://www.hbo.com/defpoetry/

    AND http://aalbc.com/authors/def_poetry_jam_story.htm

    AND http://www.defpoetryjamontour.com/

     

  2. CLT PAPER RESEARCH!  CLT paper is NOW due THURSDAY, Sept. 30th.  For a copy of the CLT paper packet, click HERE. For a copy of just the grading sheet for the CLT paper, click HERE. To use a template to modify to send an e-mail requesting credentials, click HERE.   

    FYI:  ORDER TO TURN IN THE

    CLT PAPER

    Everything goes in your file folder in this ORDER:

    • salmon topic slip
    • grading sheet filled out (student parts only! Do not grade yourself!)
    • paper (with doc. √s highlighted in 2 diff colors)
    • works cited with 2 doc √ sources highlighted in 2 diff colors.
    • photocopy doc √ #1 with material you used highlighted in one color
    • photocopy doc √ #2 with material you used highlighted in the other color
    • SECURITY copy--turn in (but not in folder with your paper)or e-mailed to Wally by midnight _______

     

THURSDAY, day 18

CLT PAPER DUE TODAY! 

     

Click HERE for a copy of Barry's List of Things to Learn.

Movie Club Today!!!!

COME ONE!  COME ALL!  ANYONE IS WELCOME!

Movie Club starts today in room 269 (Wally's room) during

1st lunch

Get your lunch and bring your trays up to my room! and returning them at the end of 1st lunch. We're excited to start. Our first movie is Dead Poets Society.

Today's Quote of the Day:

First things first!

Today's allusion:

ivory tower

Today's Words of the Day:

prudent

Elysian

incognito

misnomer

 Taylor Mali at the Bowery Poetry Club in NYC Nov. 12, 2005 For more info. on this club, go here: http://www.bowerypoetry.com/

   TAYLOR MALI--the most winning national champ

and master of the slam

 

Hey, all you teacher wannabes, to look at Taylor's website outlining his dream to convince 1,000 people to become teachers (because of his inspiration):

http://web.mac.com/tmali/iWeb/1,000%20New%20Teachers/The%20Mission.html

For a parody on Mali's poem "What Teachers Make," click HERE!

Interview of Taylor Mali:  What is “slam poetry”?  “Undivided Attention” poem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vpDE9tkgF4&feature=related

”The Miracle Workers”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vMHSGmGtuo&feature=related

“What Teachers Make” Bowery Poetry Club

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xuFnP5N2uA&feature=related

For a parody on Mali's poem "What Teachers Make," click HERE!

“What Teachers Make” Def Poetry Jam

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpog1_NFd2Q&feature=related

“Like Lilly Like Wilson”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tshNfYWPlDg&NR=1

“Reading Aloud”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rZzwIb6aPE&feature=related

“On Girls Lending Pens”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44sXwJgqUyc&feature=related

“I Could Be a Poet”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnOrrknTxbI&feature=related

“Totally like whatever, you know?”  or also called "Conviction"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv0aDhqxiHg&feature=related

“Labeling Keys”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbnQfFaxkno&feature=related

“Undivided Attention”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1MHVqAWGmI&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00JtwMKMOMQ&feature=related

"Proofreading"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OonDPGwAyfQ

“Where’s Your Favorite Place to Write?”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O_POEIhEXRI&feature=related

“Don’t Wait For Me” podcast

http://web.mac.com/tmali/Photo_site/Podcasts/Entries/2007/10/3_Work_in_progress.html

“The Apologia Of Hephaestus, 2007”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JZW9HEer3o&feature=related

“Forgetfulness”  Billy Collins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrEPJh14mcU

“Three Poems by Billy Collins”—“The Lanyard” and “ The Future” and “Building with its Face Blown Off”  at Apsen Ideas Festival

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEO1e4euUTc&feature=related

“Consolation” Billy Collins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXx5K6gfQBw&feature=related

Aspen Ideas Festival “An Evening with Billy Collins”

http://www.aifestival.org/index2.php?menu=3&sub=1&title=222&action=full_info

“Litany” Billy Collins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56Iq3PbSWZY&NR=1

PAGE MEETS STAGE!!!

COLLINS MEETS MALI!!

Taylor Mali, Bob Holman (owner of the Bowery), and Billy Collins at the Bowery Poetry Club in NYC Nov. 12, 2005   For more info. on this club, go here: http://www.bowerypoetry.com/

      

 

National "slammer"champ Taylor Mali with Wally at the Bowery Poetry Club in NYC Nov. 12, 2005

For more info. on this club, go here: http://www.bowerypoetry.com/

 

  Bassey Ikpi

www.basseyworld.com/main.php   (Bassey Ikpi's personal site)

To watch Bassey "perform" her awesome poem "Homeward"

on Def Poetry, click on the link below:

Homeward

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTcOWR3uc0E&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTcOWR3uc0E&mode=related&search=

Diallo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj4C8riMsKI

Apology to My Unborn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzyrHsYTveE&feature=related

Steve Colman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3bbpj2hX6w&feature=related

Poetri

Money

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZENZnjk7Vfw

Krispy Kreme

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht9lB-hebJw&feature=relate

To watch "perform" Robert Service's chillin' poem "The Cremation of Sam McGee"

on youtube, click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lBkuz1TlVc&mode=related&search=

For a commentary on Urgelt's reading of this poem, click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGjkd2y-vBk

For some additional cool websites Wally found online to enhance your experience with Poetry, click HERE! These include audio files of Billy Collins reading his poetry,  etc. etc. etc, and an MPR interview with former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Haas.  He also talks about performance poetry vs. the private voice to the quiet of the mind (which he thinks his poetry is best suited to). He says that poetry can live in both places. He admires Gary Snyder as a mentor.  Website to hear this interview of Feb. 15, 2005 is: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2006/02/15/midmorning2/

Andrew and Andrew read Jim Morrison at our

EPHS 2005 Poetry Slam (we hope to have one this spring, too!)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:
    • Lessons on CLT paper writing?
    • share WA8 Poems
    • Jot down what you remember from the Marianne Stokes painting and DPS clip yesterday--symbols, allusions, images that stuck with you
    • play "NEWSIES"
    • on computer in classroom: Write down your assigned literary terminology on master terms sheet and share one of your two poetic terms and/or the poem you wrote about in WA7  CLICK ON STUDENT WORD MASTER  CLICK ON WALLY'S MASTER
    • Discuss common threads in your WA 8--OP pages and what you enjoyed online from Wally's links.
    • Thoughts on Poetry:  share perceptions, views, frustrations, etc. about previous dealings with poetry. 
    • choose a poetry definition on blue front of packet that group likes
    •  
  2. Lessons from doing the CLT paper?

  3. Read Dave Barry's "On College" essay. Click HERE for a copy.  Barry's List of Things to Learn.

  4. maybe play Taylor Mali "Proofreading" poem or show video from Bowery Club from youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OonDPGwAyfQ
  5. Play Baba Brinkman's "Dead Poet's Society" http://www.babasword.com/

  6.  

  7. Poetry perceptions, views, frustrations, etc. about previous dealings with poetry, how analyzing poetry is like analyzing film (symbols, foreshadowing, allusions, imagery)

  8. HOT TOPICS IN POETRY TODAY: Discuss the SIBL project ("O Captain," "TKM," and Frankenstein songs) www.artistsforliteracy.org and perhaps play "Flight of Icarus" (Iron Maiden) or "Icarus" or "Icarus II" (Kansas) or "Dust in the Wind" or "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Iron Maiden
  9. Share what you thought was interesting in WA 8--OP Pages and websites
  10. Poet Laureate?  American and British positions, differences, incentives, legacies?
  11. Look at Literary Periods sheet and mark what you know and where we are in our study
  12.   Finish the analysis of Dead Poets clip (8 min.) and relate to"To the Virgins" -allusions and symbols--maybe "To the Virgins" and read Jaclyn's e-mail. Show example of allusions such as carpe diem, Herrick's cat parody, to "air" is human, etc. 

POETRY TERMS TODAY:    stanza, enjambment, apostrophe, sonnet, personification, juxtaposition, voice, repetition, syntax, diction, connotation, denotation, euphemism, perjorative, essay, couplet, quatrain, meter, internal vs. end rhyme, slant rhyme,  couplet, triplet, quatrain,  octave  apostrophe, tone, imagery, mood, simile, metaphor, stanza, DIDLS, synecdoche, metonymy, satire, free verse, rhymed verse, blank verse, rhythm, meter, metrical line, prologue, euphony, cacophony, enjambment, voice, essay, couplet, quatrain, meter, internal vs. end rhyme, schema, ITAD, iambic, trochaic,  pun, couplet, quatrain,   sonnet--2 types: Shakespearean (3 quatrains=abab,cdcd,efef and 1 couplet=gg) and Petrarchan octave=abbaabba sestet=cdecde or cddcdd or cdccdc or cdcdcd   paradox/oxymoron,    free verse, rhymed verse, blank verse, rhythm, meter, metrical line, prologue, euphony, cacophony, heroic couplet, paradox/oxymoron

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. WA 8 POETRY TOPICS
  2. Effective group WS
  3. Works Cited with 10 entries (10 points)

 

  1. FHFF!  FANTASTIC HEALTHY FOOD FRIDAY!

  2. WA 9 (two sides minimum = 10 pts--cover 3 topics over two sides):  DONNE,  "MEDITATION 17," & 6 Degrees Theory  Label each part clearly!    1.  DONNE Read John Donne's bio (see pages 359-359 in our black LBT text and some of Donne's poetry in the Poetry Packet on p. OP 28 or in the LBT pages 362, 364, 360.  Jot down a few notes and comment on your journal on what seems important or what strikes you.   2. "Meditation l7" Now, read John Donne's "Meditation l7" (in our Poetry packet or on 367-368 in the LBT or click http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/donne/meditation17.php  if you need to read this online.  LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT QUOTES THAT ILLUMINATE THE UNIVERSAL QUESTIONS DONNE POSES.   In other words, look for quotations that you would deem "significant" in terms of emphasizing those "BIG" IDEAS" and  "UNANSWERABLE QUESTIONS."   You must locate at least 5.  Write these "SIGNIFICANT QUOTATIONS" down in your WA, and after each, explain thoroughly or give rationale as to why that quotation is so significant / powerful / revealing, etc.    3. Six Degrees  Finally, do some research and find out as much as you can about the "Six Degrees of Separation" Theory!  Check out the following "Six Degrees of Separation" websites! (some of the links might be broken; just keep trying)  Jot down some notes on the BACK SIDE of WA 9--what you think/learned about the theory and anything you found interesting!

    HERE'S THE 6 degrees GAME!  http://www.thekevinbacongame.com/

    GENERAL INFO ON THE 6 degrees theory

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Degrees_of_Kevin_Bacon

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPB8L_sFMaM

    http://www.sixdegrees.org/  (Kevin's site)

    NPR BROADCAST ABOUT 6 DEGREES THEORY (thanks, Fernando!):

    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18417083

    MORE INFO ON THE 6 degrees theory

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/aug/03/internet.email

    http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1511/is_12_19/ai_59587202

    http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/0,,sid9_gci932596,00.html

    http://aries.mos.org/sixdegrees/

    http://www.travellerspoint.com/forum.cfm?thread=14673

    the game    http://OracleOfBacon.org

    or http://www.thekevinbacongame.com/

    http://www-distance.syr.edu/bacon.html

    http://msnbc.com/onair/nbc/dateline/KBacon/Kevin.asp

    http://www.sixdegrees.org/  (Kevin's site)

    the movie Six Degrees of Separation

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108149/

 

To see our latest class pictures, click HERE or

http://picasaweb.google.com/103391408735368780157/2011Adv12ClassPix?authkey=Gv1sRgCIjW1u22xe2A3gE#

 

 

FRIDAY, day 19

HOMECOMING 2010!

GO EAGLES!

Special Schedule for Today:

1st Period    7:55 - 9:06

Pepfest         9:14 - 9:54

2nd Period    10:02 - 11:13 our class

3rd Period      11:21 - 1:51 1st lunch

                         11:51-1:21 our class

4th Period       1:29 - 2:40

PLAY!

  

 

Today's allusion:

bread and circuses

Today's Quotes of the Day:

"Never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee!"

John Donne

 

Today's Words of the Day:

fallacious

felicity

ignominious

obsequies

diurnal/nocturnal

renounce

  1. Group Check-in:
    • PUZZLES or PLAYDOUGH!
    • plans for the weekend
    • What did you think of the 6 degrees sites?  Share your 6 degrees connections
    • on computer in classroom: Write down your assigned literary terminology on master terms sheet and share one of your two poetic terms and/or the poem you wrote about in WA7  CLICK ON STUDENT WORD MASTER  CLICK ON WALLY'S MASTER
     
  2. explain CC #1--Write (or type--easier for Wally to read --) a page of your thoughts on a "Class Connected" topic. Explain a CC (Class-Connected Journal) #1  (at least one side of a page) 
  3. HOT TOPICS IN POETRY TODAY: Discuss the SIBL project ("O Captain," "TKM," and Frankenstein songs) www.artistsforliteracy.org and perhaps play "Flight of Icarus" (Iron Maiden) or "Icarus" or "Icarus II" (Kansas) or "Dust in the Wind" or "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Iron Maiden

    SLAM POETRY?--Show 

    Taylor Mali

    Interview of Taylor Mali:  What is “slam poetry”?  “Undivided Attention” poem

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vpDE9tkgF4&feature=related

    "Conviction"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv0aDhqxiHg&feature=related

    “What Teachers Make” Bowery Poetry Club

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xuFnP5N2uA&feature=related

     

  4. Discuss John Donne's "Meditation l7" and Six Degrees theory
  5. POETRY TERMS TODAY:    stanza, enjambment, apostrophe, sonnet, personification, juxtaposition, voice, repetition, syntax, diction, connotation, denotation, euphemism, perjorative, essay, couplet, quatrain, meter, internal vs. end rhyme, slant rhyme,  couplet, triplet, quatrain,  octave, tone, imagery, mood, simile, metaphor, stanza, DIDLS, synecdoche, metonymy, satire, free verse, rhymed verse, blank verse, rhythm, meter, metrical line, prologue, euphony, cacophony, enjambment, voice, essay, couplet, quatrain, meter, internal vs. end rhyme, schema, ITAD, iambic, trochaic,  pun, couplet, quatrain,   sonnet--2 types: Shakespearean (3 quatrains=abab,cdcd,efef and 1 couplet=gg) and Petrarchan octave=abbaabba sestet=cdecde or cddcdd or cdccdc or cdcdcd   paradox/oxymoron,    free verse, rhymed verse, blank verse, rhythm, meter, metrical line, prologue, euphony, cacophony, heroic couplet, paradox/oxymoron

     

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. stamp WA 9  Donne, "Meditation l7," 6 degrees (10 pts)

 

 

 

  1. Do CC (Class-Connected Journal) #1  (at least one side of a page)   This is like a PR for Wally, but it doesn't have to be typed and you will put your name on it.  Remember that you MUST establish a clear Class-Connection in your journal. For directions on how to do a CC journal, go to Assignment H.2.b. in the pink homework packet for a detailed explanation.
  2.   CARPE THE WEEKEND!!!! 

    Go EAGLES!!!

  3. WANNA WATCH A GOOD MOVIE SUGGESTION FOR RENTAL? 

    Check out this link for some suggestions for some EPHS staff recommended films to rent this weekend:

    http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/departments/english/favorite_books_movies.pdf

To see an awesome "feel-good" story,

click on the links below!

Christian the lion

full video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnV-MZjs7BA

Christian the lion

from “The View”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiGKWoJi5qM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adYbFQFXG0U

Christian the lion owners--35 years later on today show

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRsDrqTBq6Y&feature=related

Australian interview--the owners 35 years later

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_dWzF-vSXQ&feature=related

We SLAM POETRY!!!!!

 

SLAM POETRY SITES!

http://www.louderarts.com/faq/  (slam poetry site)

 AND  http://www.defpoetryjam.com/

AND http://www.hbo.com/defpoetry/

AND http://aalbc.com/authors/def_poetry_jam_story.htm

AND http://www.defpoetryjamontour.com/

AND  www.poetryslam.com

  AND www.taylormali.com   (Taylor Mali's site!  You can actually hear him recite his poetry.  He's won the nat'l slam poetry championship more than anyone!)

Hey, all you teacher wannabes, to look at Taylor's website outlining his dream to convince 1,000 people to become teachers (because of his inspiration):

http://web.mac.com/tmali/iWeb/1,000%20New%20Teachers/The%20Mission.html

For a parody on Mali's poem "What Teachers Make," click HERE!

Bassey Ikpi

 

To watch Bassey "perform" her awesome poem "Homeward"

on Def Poetry, click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTcOWR3uc0E&mode=related&search=

To watch "perform" Robert Service's chillin' poem "The Cremation of Sam McGee"

on youtube, click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lBkuz1TlVc&mode=related&search=

For a commentary on Urgelt's reading of this poem, click on the link below:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGjkd2y-vBk

For some additional cool websites Wally found online to enhance your experience with Poetry, click HERE! These include audio files of Billy Collins reading his poetry,  etc. etc. etc, and an MPR interview with former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Haas.  He also talks about performance poetry vs. the private voice to the quiet of the mind (which he thinks his poetry is best suited to). He says that poetry can live in both places. He admires Gary Snyder as a mentor.  Website to hear this interview of Feb. 15, 2005 is: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2006/02/15/midmorning2/

 http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2006/02/15/midmorning2/

http://www.defpoetryjam.com/

AND http://www.hbo.com/defpoetry/

AND http://aalbc.com/authors/def_poetry_jam_story.htm

AND http://www.defpoetryjamontour.com/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

Have and create fun!

Be respectful!

Be organized!

Show interest in the group/teamwork!

Communicate and cooperate!

Open Mindedness!

Participation!

SLAM POETRY?--Show 

Taylor Mali

Interview of Taylor Mali:  What is “slam poetry”?  “Undivided Attention” poem

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vpDE9tkgF4&feature=related

"Conviction"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv0aDhqxiHg&feature=related

“What Teachers Make” Bowery Poetry Club

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xuFnP5N2uA&feature=related

”The Miracle Workers”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vMHSGmGtuo&feature=related

“Like Lilly Like Wilson”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tshNfYWPlDg&NR=1

“Reading Aloud”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rZzwIb6aPE&feature=related

 

OTHER DPS:

Gina Loring "Somewhere there's a poem"

Alicia Keys

"POW" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLk_Q3Cq2Ns  

 Rat Sack,

"I'm losing you"  youtube

Bassey Ikpi

 "Sometimes Silence"

"Homeward"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTcOWR3uc0E&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTcOWR3uc0E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTcOWR3uc0E&mode=related&search=

Diallo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj4C8riMsKI

Apology to My Unborn

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzyrHsYTveE&feature=related

Poetri

Money

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZENZnjk7Vfw

Krispy Kreme

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht9lB-hebJw&feature=relate 

Eric Darby

Scratch & Dent Dreams

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfTa4B7wQ_8

Oscar Brown, Jr.

"This Beach"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRFb-D1gYY0&feature=related