Change due date to March 21, Tuesday, as the BPA cult has a clandestine meeting that interferes with the Monday due date.
Here is the homework to be completed for Book II. This is due Monday, March13. Expect another “little testy” on Book II.
Of course, continue the charts for Sight and Blindness, and Animal Imagey.
Break the 6 poems in half. “Riot,” “Enlightenment, ” “1977” DUE MONDAY, MARCH 6.
The other 3 are DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 10.
NOW STOP YOUR WHINING, MAHDI!
This list should prove useful in your analysis of the poems for the Poetic Seminar as well as in your crafting and responding to the Random Poetry assignment.
Below is the original Powerpoint I shared in class on the last day before break. The Random Poetry Continued Powerpoint provides crtical insight in the process of crafting your own poem from the random words collage.
Below is the handout with the requirements and directions for the Random Poetry Assignment. It further defines the task and provides grading information.
You are required to complete the Poetic Seminar work for all six poems below, according to the directions provided in the previous posting. Print each of these. You will hand them in on March 6, each poem in an individual stapled packet with the related answers to the prompts (provided in Poetic Seminar Directions handout from previous post).
So, here are the much anticipated instructions and materials relasted to the poetic seminar. Due March 6. Do not expect any due date extension on this, A-A-RON Mei.
For the above link, I have tried several times to modify the text without success. Please note that under the “Connections” portion of the preparation directions, you need to add a third prompt: 3. Discuss how the poem transcends issues of race and the black experience to convey a universal depiction of the experience we all share as humans. (For example: human emotions or thoughts or sensations we all share.)
In the Step 3: Fishbowl portion of the document, it should have this added to the “you will” statements:
-You will be expected to discuss how the poem transcends race to convey aspects of universal human experience.
In the “nutshell” statement, the following should be added at the end:
AND WHAT DOES THE POEM SAY ABOUT THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE WE ALL SHARE, REGARDLESS OF RACE?
Here are the assignments coming up after break. To clarify, the Motif Sheets should be completed through Book I for March 3. After March 3, continue Motif sheets for Sight and Blindness and Animal Imagery, not for Black and White. Don’t expect due date modifications.
Here are the questions on the essay “How Bigger Was Born” by Wright. Print the questions. Three-hole punch the questions and place them in your notebook with the date of 3/3 in the upper right hand corner. Answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper in your notebook, also dated 3/3.
This should help you to write the poetry essay on the two poems assigned below. It is a link to an ap grading guide for a poem entitled “A Story” by Li-Young Lee. The poem text is shared below.
Sorry, I misspelled the poem title below: should read “story,” not “stroy”