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8th Grade English/Reading Poetry Unit

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Evelyn Hart

on 14 October 2014

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Transcript of 8th Grade English/Reading Poetry Unit

Los Ancianos by Pat Mora
The Rose that Grew from Concrete
by Tupac Shakur
He Say She Say by Lupe Fiasco
Mini-Lesson:
Concrete Poetry
Man in the Mirror by Michael Jackson
8th Grade English/Reading Poetry Unit
Presented by Mrs. Evelyn Marie Hart-Benavides
English/Reading - Ortiz MS

DO NOW: ACADEMIC VOCABULARY

Directions: Create a FOLDABLE using these poetic devices. Take a blank sheet of paper, fold it to where you have 8 squares--you will be using FRONT and BACK. Fill in each square with the WORD, definition and leave space for EXAMPLES.
KWL: Poetry

Guided Practice
Directions: We will READ, DISCUSS and ANNOTATE Pat Mora's poem together. Moreover, at the same time, we will be filling out our FOLDABLE with examples from the POEM. Participation is KEY!
INDEPENDENT PRACTICE
EXPLAIN why the author used the simile in STANZA 3. How does it INTENSIFY the bond between the old couple? Support YOUR answer with
textual evidence. (5 sentences)
IMAGERY for Los ANcianos
Directions: Create an IMAGERY chart for the poem. Find at least ONE example of all FIVE SENSES. Follow the format below.
Mini-Project for Los Ancianos
(visual Representation)
Making Connections
1. What do you see in this picture?

2. How does this connect to the world? Your community? Yourself?

3. How does it connect to the video?

4. If you had to PREDICT the THEME of the poem based on this picture and the video, what would it be?


Answer the following questions in COMPLETE SENTENCES.
Man in the Mirror (Video)
Guided Text: Man in the Mirror (TEXT)
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CPCASTT Chart
INDEPENDENT PRACTICE: ReADING REFLECTION JOURNAL

What changes can you make in your life? For the world? How will you make these changes? If you had to choose a PHILOSOPHY for change to follow, what would it be? Why?
ANSWER IN AT LEAST 5 COMPLETE SENTENCES. NO EXCEPTIONS!
Mini-Lesson:
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