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<p>Poetry</p> <p>To Young ReadersGwendolyn Brookspage 33Make an inference on poems topic:POETRYArithmeticCarl Sandburgpage 34Make an inference on poems topic:Setting a Purpose:Identify which school subject you prefer reading or math. Explain.</p> <p>About the Authors:Think about whether the speaker of each poem will say that he/she likes the school subject described in the poem.</p> <p>POETRYPoetrybased on a wide selection of topicsform of communicationconvey observations, thoughts, feelings, and sometimes facts and opinionsPoets choose words that have certain sounds in order to create certain feelings in readersPoets use punctuation that causes the reader to pause, or to read on, which helps create the sound of the poemPoetryAlliteration the repetition of sounds at the beginnings of words. Examples from To Young Readers: linkages to Light; ripe redeemers; healing hallelujahLong e vowel sound: redeemers; keys; healing; reader; FeastMetaphors a figure of speech that compares or equates seemingly unlike things; uses the verb form of beingExamples from To Young Readers: bandages help us heal; voyages take us places; linkages to Light enlighten us; keys open doors; hammers build things; nutrition helps us thrive ArithmeticFigurative languageSimile: Arithmetic is where numbers fly like pigeons in and out of your head.Metaphor: Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your handThree RsRepetition: ArithmeticRhyme: seven eleven all good children go to heavenToneplayful tone that shows that the speaker thinks playfully about arithmetic and about mathematical situations he notices or imagines.</p> <p>ArithmeticAuthors PurposeUses nonsense and humor Uses run-on sentencesWhy? Because the speaker of the poem finds arithmetic wonderful but confusing. The tone and sentence length sound silly and childlike. Sandburg wants to show a childs way of thinking about arithmetic.</p> <p>The Naming of CatsT.S. Eliotpage 181Make an inference on poems topic:POETRYSetting a Purpose:Find out what names are given to cats in the poem.</p> <p>Objectives:To recognize repetition and rhythm in poetry.To recognize tone.</p> <p>POETRYThe Naming of CatsWorkbook p.26 AnswersNaming a cat is hard because each cat must have three names.The first name of a cat is a sensible name/family name.Some everyday names are a little fancier but still sensible/sweeter/gentlemen &amp; dames/PlatoNeeds a name that is particular/special/dignified/prideUnique/dont belong to more than one catSecret name that only the cat knowsHes thinking about his secret nameAnkylosaurusJack Prelutskypage 185Study the picture and write down what your knowledge is about dinosaurs:POETRYThe SharkJohn Ciardipage 186Study the picture and write down what your knowledge is about sharks:Setting a Purpose:Read the poems to find out if the poets impressions of dinosaurs and sharks are the same as your own.</p> <p>Objectives:1. to analyze two humorous poems about dangerous animals2. to recognize differing rhyme schemes in poetry</p> <p>POETRYAnkylosaurusHave one table partner read the poemJot down the descriptive words in the poem that help create a particular impression of this dinosaur. built like a tank, fortress, sturdy as steel, armored, minuscule mind, waddled, stubby legs, mouthful of pegs, tail of gristle and bone (club-like)What is the rhyming pattern? AABBThe SharkHave one table partner read the poemRepeated mention of the sharks dark thoughts helps the reader get a picture that the shark is a _____________, _____________, and _____________ creature.What is the rhyming pattern? AABB</p>

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