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9B Week 5: May 10-14, 2010

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DEAR READING CIRCLES, Vocab week 4, R&J, COMMAS rules 1-3,Verbs 2, Effective Writing--Technique 3: Use Sentence Variety, Technique #4: Use a Strong Title & Lead

R&J SWORD FIGHTING!

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HEADS UP!  Check the portal.  Make sure your grades are correct.   If you see an error, print out the grade update at home.  Bring it in to Wally with the evidence of the wrong grade stapled to the actual update.  To get to the EPHS home page, click https://www2.edenpr.org/wps/portal/

NEED COPIES OF MAJOR ONGOING HAND-OUTS?  For lost class hand-outs, print them off the website.  Most are linked on the day the assignment was assigned.  Most of the BIG packets are linked at the bottom of my English 9 HOMEPAGE.  Click  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR to go there directly.

For a copy of the PPP (pink poetry packet), click HERE.

For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

For a copy of the Selected Writing Paper packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the yellow Parts of Speech packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the pink COMMA packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the Romeo & Juliet packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the blue Buyback packet & templates, click HERE.

For a copy of the DEAR Reading Project & Journal Topics, click HERE.

For a copy of the DEAR Reading Log Template, click HERE.

To get an extra copy of the 4 week HW calendar, click HERE.

To get a copy of the bright yellow SURVIVAL PACKET documents, click HERE.

For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.

To get a copy of the English 9B ongoing journal list, click HERE. FOR THE OPTIONAL JOURNAL IDEAS, CLICK HERE.  FIVE MINUTE JOURNAL To get a copy of the ongoing journal list, click HERE.  FOR THE OPTIONAL JOURNAL IDEAS, CLICK HERE. (reduced size)

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

 

 

 
DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, day 21

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DEAR READING CIRCLES--Bring your book and share last DEAR JOURNAL, ETC.

    

   

 

 

For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

FOR FUN!!!     For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

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

For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

  1. CHECK OUT SOME YOUTUBE STUFF--FOR FUN!!!    

    For a video spoof on Shakespeare's life, click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY4HdGJcJVo

    For a fun "slam" on Shakespeare's ruining the lives of students, click

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

    For a "romantic" Romeo and Juliet video, click

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G0NHmGcY0M

    For the reduced Shakespeare company's rendition of R&J part 1,click http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzVyqiskpMk&mode=related&search=

    For a fun wives of Henry VIII spoof video, click

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=jT6L5ivaz-w

    To watch Herman's Hermits perform their famous "I'm Henry VIII, I am" song, click these: http://youtube.com/watch?v=9zH9Ozoo0hg

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=BpbdcI5HAYg&feature=related

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in: weekend? 
  2. Intro Vocab week 4
  3. DEAR LIT CIRCLES (20 min.)S and share D.E.A.R. NOVEL index card (5 points)!  Click HERE for the index card template.
  4. Preview DOL #10 For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.  Mark GRS rules 68-80 in EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL 
  5.  

  6. 4th hour PRONOUN TEST

     4th hour ONLY Act 1.1--start fight scene and dramatical terms from R&J packet, p. 14:  dramatis personae, prologue, chorus, sonnet, couplet, paradox or oxymoron, pun, stage directions, act, scene, dialogue, innuendo, aside, foreshadowing, allusion as best as you can in pencil, compare)  Go over  ♥ R&J Assignment B #1-3

               1.  Read Act I, sc. i (pp. 4-8 NEW).

                2.  Do SQ 1-8 (p. 29 of study packet).

                 3.  Summarize the events from this scene on p. 45 of the GREEN PLOT OUTLINE. 

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. DEAR READING LOGS #1-4
  2. J24 DEAR JOURNAL D
  1. Vocab Cards week 4  For a master pdf list of all the vocab words, click HERE.
  2. Week 4 VRS worksheet     For a master pdf list of all the VRS sheets, click HERE.  Click HERE for a copy of the WEEK 4 VRS worksheet in WORD so you can type your answers.
  3.   Do green section on Verbs part 2  9V-18V in the Parts of Speech packet. Use the blue EWS text to do this.  Don't forget to do the exercises! For a copy of the yellow Parts of Speech packet, click HERE.

      

              

  4. Start to study for DOL Test #2 (on Wednesday). For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.  Make sure to review the GRS agreement and pronoun case rules # 68-80 in EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL 

 

TUESDAY, day 22

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  1. Group Check-in:  C/C DOL #10
  2. DOL #10 For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.  Review GRS rules 68-80 in EPHS  SURVIVAL  Manual

  3. 4th hour DEAR LIT CIRCLES (20 min.)S and share D.E.A.R. NOVEL index card (5 points)!  Click HERE for the index card template.

  4.   ♥   ♥    Act 1.1--continue fight scene and Romeo's entrance dramatical terms from R&J packet, p. 14:  dramatis personae, prologue, chorus, sonnet, couplet, paradox or oxymoron, pun, stage directions, act, scene, dialogue, innuendo, aside, foreshadowing, allusion as best as you can in pencil, compare)

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

1.  week 4 vocab cards

2.  Week 4 VRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1.   ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT C    #1, 2 ONLY are REQUIRED (#3 and #4 are EXTRA CREDIT and  #5 is OPTIONAL)

    1.  Read Act I, sc. ii-iv (pp.  14-26 NEW/pp. 52-64 OLD).

    2.  Do SQ 13-22  (p. 30 of study packet). NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

    3.  Extra Credit--Paraphrase (put in your own words line by line) a GROUP section of the Queen Mab's speech on the yellow sheets in your R&J packet.  Do any section you would like.

    4. Extra Credit--draw a scene from the Queen Mab speech

    5.  OPTIONAL (but a good idea!) Do a fill-in-the-blank practice quiz on the material in Act 1.1-4.   For a copy of this quiz, click HERE.   

    NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking here:  the study questions and the yellow  significant quotations part of the packet.    See PINK "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!  EXTRA CREDIT COUPON!  (Due any time during R&J unit)  Fill in the blanks for these two Shakespeare exercises!  Click HERE!

  2.  Study for DOL TEST For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE. 

  3. Do gray Agreement Practice packet.  You will need your EWS book--pages 338-343; 373-379.  Click HERE for a copy of this gray packet.
  4. Start to try to memorize (for EC on the final verb test) the the 20 linking verbs (both the 8 "to be" (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been) and the 12 "sensory" linking verbs:(smell, sound, seem, look, feel, become, stay, grow, appear, remain, turn, taste) and/or the 23 helping verbs (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been    has, have, had  do, does, did    shall, will, should, would    may, might, must   can, could)

     

     

 

WEDNESDAY, day 23

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1969 Romeo & Juliet

 

 

  1. Franco Zeffirelli directed this movie.

Leonard Whiting (Romeo) was 17

  Romeo now 2010

and Olivia Hussey (Juliet) was 13

Julie now 2010

                                   

R&J then                      R&J now

  

 

  1. GROUP CHECK-IN: c/c Gray agreement packet
  2. Go over vocab words week 4

  3. 4th hour only: DOL #10 For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.  Review GRS rules 68-80 in EPHS  SURVIVAL  Manual
  4. GO OVER gray Agreement Practice packet.  You will need your EWS book--pages 338-343; 373-379.  Click HERE for a copy of this gray packet.
  5. DOL TEST For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE. 
  6.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

1.  3rd hour: week 4 vocab cards

2.  3rd hour: Week 4 VRS

3.  Verbs 9V-18V (55 pts)

4.  R&J SQ's 8-22 (15 pts)

 

  1. Yeah!      NO HOMEWORK TONIGHT!

CONGRATS!

 

THURSDAY, day 24

LETTERS TO JULIET comes out today at 12:01 a.m.!

EXTRA CREDIT COUPON--write a page about what the movie is about and how it relates to R&J!  You cannot do this until we are done with the play, however!

 

   

 THE  QUEEN MAB SPEECH!

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  thoughts on R&J --take quiz
  2. 4th hour:  DOL TEST For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE. 
  3.   Do green section on Verbs part 2  9V-18V in the Parts of Speech packet. Use the blue EWS text to do this.  Don't forget to do the exercises! For a copy of the yellow Parts of Speech packet, click HERE.

    For some more practice tests on verbs, click HERE.  Extra credit if you can memorize the 23 helping verbs!  (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been    has, have, had  do, does, did    shall, will, should, would    may, might, must   can, could)  Here are two helpful ways to do that: 

    Method #1:  Learn the "HELPING VERB SONG."  Here are the "lyrics," which may be sung to either the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down" or "Mary Had a Little Lamb."            

                               ♪ ♪ ♪  am is are was   

    has have had   

    do does did 

    could would should

    may might must can

    shall will were

                    be been being   ♪ ♪ ♪

       ►Method #2: Learn the "HELPING VERB HAND."

      

              

    HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    1. none

     

     

 

  1. ♥ R&J QUOTES # 1-6 in yellow section of the R&J packet, pp. 21-22.  You must fill out the context column (who said it TO WHOM and under what circumstances).  Then in the last column, you must predict the SIGNIFICANCE of each quote.  Why is it important?  What does the quote reveal about the characters or the themes or symbols in the play. Each box is worth 1/2 point IF filled out completely! NOTE:  Click significant quotations to access the yellow  significant quotations part of the packet.

  2. Do pink practice quizzes on Verbs--FIRST SHEET (both sides). Study for Verb Final Test.  Extra Credit for memorizing the 20 linking verbs (both the 8 "to be" (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been) and the 12 "sensory" linking verbs:(smell, sound, seem, look, feel, become, stay, grow, appear, remain, turn, taste) and/or the 23 helping verbs (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been    has, have, had  do, does, did    shall, will, should, would    may, might, must   can, could).  Click HERE for a copy of these pink practice quizzes.  Here are two ways to help you memorize the 23 helping verbs.

    ►Method #1:  Learn the "HELPING VERB SONG."  Here are the "lyrics," which may be sung to either the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down" or "Mary Had a Little Lamb."            

                               ♪ ♪ ♪  am is are was   

    has have had   

    do does did 

    could would should

    may might must can

    shall will were

                    be been being   ♪ ♪ ♪

       ►Method #2: Learn the "HELPING VERB HAND."

       

    FOR FUN! Check out this The Office episode about who vs. whom:

    http://www.nbc.com/The_Office/video/episodes.shtml#vid=169097&tin=1248.049&tou=1320.252&plt=lf

     

  3. Study forVOCAB TEST #4  Click HERE for a list of the vocab words. EXTRA CREDIT  on the vocab test tomorrow if you can name at least ONE Shakespearean comedy, history, or tragedy.  Here is a list of them from Shakespeare's First Folio (If you have trouble reading this list, go online and find them):

    FYI!  LETTERS TO JULIET comes out today at 12:01 a.m.!

    EXTRA CREDIT COUPON--write a page about what the movie is about and how it relates to R&J!  You cannot do this until we are done with the play, however!

    3.  Extra Credit--Paraphrase (put in your own words line by line) a GROUP section of the Queen Mab's speech on the yellow sheets in your R&J packet.  Do any section you would like.

    4. Extra Credit--draw a scene from the Queen Mab speech

EXTRA CREDIT COUPON (3 pts.) OPPORTUNITY!  Shakespearean Insult Cards! Due FRIDAY!  Click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment and HERE for a sample of how the cards should look.

a.  Do the "Shakespearean Expressions (Insult) Activity."  Click HERE to find a three-columned list of Shakespearean words.   These words are alos on page 12 of your R&J packet.Warning!  These words are unkind!  They are insults! 

b.  Choose ONE line of 3 words—one from each column.  You will have two adjectives and a noun and must find their modern translations.  To do this, you must go to the EPHS library and locate the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary.  Look up your three words in the Oxford English Dictionary (the OED). 

c.  Now, take out 3 note cards.  Write #1 ADJ on the first card and copy the word from column one onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. Do the same for the second and third words.  Write #2 ADJ on the second card and copy the word from column two onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word.  On the third note card, take a highlighter and color it yellow (front and back sides).  Then write #3 NOUN and copy the word from column two onto this last note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. 

d.  Now, practice saying the “insult.”  Be ready to say it aloud in class when we do the activity!

LAST CHANCE TONIGHT TO DO THIS EC OPPORTUNITY:

EXTRA CREDIT COUPON if you go online, take the Character test for Romeo & Juliet, and print out your results (bring them to class on Friday).   NOTE:  There are two separate ones for R&J; you can do either this one: 

 http://www.selectsmart.com/FREEselect.php?client=randj

or this one

http://www.selectsmart.com/FREE/select.php?client=romeoandjuliet

or type in Romeo & Juliet in the search bar if you click :

http://www.selectsmart.com/FREEselect.php?client=romeoandjuliet  WARNING!  THIS SITE CAN BE A HUGE TIME WASTER!  For example, you can take a test to find out what Pokemon, Matrix, or Twilight character you are, etc., etc. etc.!

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, day 25

  ♥       ♥    

   

Some favorite pictures from my trip to England

October 2008

ON THE WAY TO STRATFORD-UPON-AVON (Shakespeare's birthplace)

I'm actually HERE!

 

holding an owl (He was heavy!) and learning about falcolnry at Shakespeare's mother's farm (Mary Arden)

the home of Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway

What women's shoes used to look like!  The "heels" were called "pedestals"--thus women had to be put up on their "pedestals."  The tour guide said they were very "tippy.

where Hamlet was being performed in Stratford:

next door at the pub called "The Dirty Duck":

Look what was written on the wall next to our table! (from Macbeth)

Hamlet House Bed & Breakfast!

The First Folio

Shakespeare's grave inside Holy Trinity Church where he was baptized

The statue of the court jester in the town square in Stratford.  There is a Shakespeare quote on each side of the statue.  Notice the ONE from Hamlet, of course!

  WEST SIDE STORY

a spin-off of R&J

   

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend plans?
  2. Vocab TEST #4
  3.   Finish green section on Verbs part 2  9V-18V in the Parts of Speech packet. Use the blue EWS text to do this.  Don't forget to do the exercises! For a copy of the yellow Parts of Speech packet, click HERE.
  4.    start scene 3 R&J Capulet /Paris and nurse/mom and Queen Mab and party scene Queen Mab Click HERE for a pdf.  Click HERE for more copies

  5. R&J videos

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R&J quotes 1-6 (6 points)

 

  1. Study for FINAL TEST ON VERBS! Extra Credit for memorizing the 20 linking verbs (both the 8 "to be" (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been) and the 12 "sensory" linking verbs:(smell, sound, seem, look, feel, become, stay, grow, appear, remain, turn, taste) and/or the 23 helping verbs (am, is, are, was, were, be, being, been    has, have, had  do, does, did    shall, will, should, would    may, might, must   can, could).  Click HERE and HERE and HERE for a copy of these pink practice quizzes.

    ►Method #1:  Learn the "HELPING VERB SONG."  Here are the "lyrics," which may be sung to either the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down" or "Mary Had a Little Lamb."            

                               ♪ ♪ ♪  am is are was   

    has have had   

    do does did 

    could would should

    may might must can

    shall will were

                    be been being   ♪ ♪ ♪

       ►Method #2: Learn the "HELPING VERB HAND."

      

  2. Do EWP  p. 43-top 1/2 of p. 46.  Then do what is described on p. 47.  Be sure to write the 5 study questions (#1, 2, 3, 5, 6) on "The Birds" (in your NEW green textbook pp. 91-92) right on the top of EWP p. 47. 

    J 25 Critical Review  (two sides double-spaced and # the lines)

    (This is the FOURTH idea for this Effective Writing Paper.)

    Following the directions on the bottom of EWP p. 47, write a one page review of something such as a movie, a play, a concert, a TV show, a performance, a CD, a product, a website, a short story, a class, a book (like your DEAR book), a recipe. that you have recently seen or which is very vivid in your memory and write a review of its effectiveness, worthwhileness, etc.  Make sure you include the positives and the negatives and give a rating. 

    Remember this: As always, double-space, number the lines, and write at least two sides of a page. For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

     

  3. ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT D  #1-3 ONLY

    1.  Read Act I, sc. v (pp.  27-32 NEW/pp. 65-70 OLD).

    2.  Do SQ 23-27 (p. 31 of study packet). NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

    3.  Summarize what happens in Act I, scenes ii-v (pp. 14-32  NEW) on the GREEN PLOT OUTLINE on  p. 45in the R&J packet. NOTE:  You can access the plot outline online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

    See PINK "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!

  4. FOR FUN! Go see LETTERS TO JULIET

    EXTRA CREDIT COUPON--write a page about what the movie is about and how it relates to R&J!  You cannot do this until we are done with the play, however!

    YES!  YOU CAN STILL DO THIS! EXTRA CREDIT COUPON if you go online, take the Character test for Romeo & Juliet, and print out your results (bring them to class on Friday).   NOTE:  There are two separate ones for R&J; you can do either this one: 

     http://www.selectsmart.com/FREEselect.php?client=randj

    or this one

    http://www.selectsmart.com/FREE/select.php?client=romeoandjuliet

    or type in Romeo & Juliet in the search bar if you click :

    http://www.selectsmart.com/FREEselect.php?client=romeoandjuliet  WARNING!  THIS SITE CAN BE A HUGE TIME WASTER!  For example, you can take a test to find out what Pokemon, Matrix, or Twilight character you are, etc., etc. etc.!

    YES!  YOU CAN STILL DO THIS!EXTRA CREDIT COUPON (3 pts.) OPPORTUNITY!  Shakespearean Insult Cards! Due FRIDAY!  Click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment and HERE for a sample of how the cards should look.

    a.  Do the "Shakespearean Expressions (Insult) Activity."  Click HERE to find a three-columned list of Shakespearean words.   These words are alos on page 12 of your R&J packet.Warning!  These words are unkind!  They are insults! 

    b.  Choose ONE line of 3 words—one from each column.  You will have two adjectives and a noun and must find their modern translations.  To do this, you must go to the EPHS library and locate the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary.  Look up your three words in the Oxford English Dictionary (the OED). 

    c.  Now, take out 3 note cards.  Write #1 ADJ on the first card and copy the word from column one onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. Do the same for the second and third words.  Write #2 ADJ on the second card and copy the word from column two onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word.  On the third note card, take a highlighter and color it yellow (front and back sides).  Then write #3 NOUN and copy the word from column two onto this last note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. 

    d.  Now, practice saying the “insult.”  Be ready to say it aloud in class when we do the activity!

     

1st semester stuff

 

 

A Christmas Carol Field Trip to the Guthrie Theatre

Wed. Dec. 16th

   

GUTHRIE FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE

Leave:  8:40 a.m. NORTH ENTRANCE

Tour: 10:00-11:00

Lunch 11:00-12:30 at Calhoun Square

PLAY 1:00-3:30

Home by 4:30ish

 

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GUTHRIE FIELD TRIP SCHEDULE

Leave:  8:40 a.m. NORTH ENTRANCE

Tour: 10:00-11:00

Lunch 11:00-12:30 at Calhoun Square

PLAY 1:00-3:30

Home by 4:30ish

 

SLAM POETRY!!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wally and Taylor Mali in NYC Nov. 12, 2005 right after his performance at the Bowery Poetry Club with Billy Collins--"Page Meets Stage"

CHECK OUT

www.taylormali.org

 

Wally, Billy Collins, and Wally's friend Gail in NYC Nov. 12, 2005 right after his performance at the Bowery Poetry Club with Taylor Mali--"Page Meets Stage"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHECK OUT

www.taylormali.org

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

Bassey Ikpi's  "Homeward"

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

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

Apology to My Unborn http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzyrHsYTveE&feature=related

OR  Alicia Keys "POW" and discuss TONE and what support there is for her tone interpretation (DIDLS) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLk_Q3Cq2Ns  

Poetri--"Money"

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

Krispy Kreme

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

Steve Coleman "I want this poem"

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

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