DOL I wants to celebrate halloween with my classmates but me have to stop chronic getting detention firstly. Linda to her daughter reads the unconventional poem grasshopper over the weekend Homework Homework Complete a 3 Column Analysis of Going Down Hill on a Bicycle by Henry Charles Beeching Read The House on Mango Street DUE 11/14 Homework Checking the 3 Column Analysis of Vultures Column 1: Factual information about the poem only. No inferences or conclusions. Column 2: Notes about the syntax of the poem. Physical marking of the text of the poem with information about things like parts of speech or syntax function Column 3: Inferences about the poem. No facts that can be observed by simply reading the text. Homework How to use the 3-Column Analysis to support thinking Column 1 and 2 are literal information about the poem (Level 1, Objective information) Column 3 is inferred information about the poem (Level 2, Inferential information) Use the information you gather in the first 2 columns to inform the inferences you make in Column 3 Consider: Why did the poet write this poem in this way? What is the eventual effect on us as readers? Mechanics Mechanics Mechanics—The basic conventions of written style in a language. This may include spelling, capitalization, punctuation, where text is situated on a page or in a composition, &c. The movie Inception, which came out last night (to great reviews by Ebert and Roeper), was surprising and impressive!! Grasshopper By E. E. Cummings Grasshopper Vocab you may need None! Figurative Language Figurative Language Figures of Speech/Figurative Language—language that is not intended to literally depict its meaning, but rather, suggests meaning by creating imagined images for the reader. Strange indeed how love in other ways so particular will pick a corner in that charnel-house tidy it and coil up there, perhaps even fall asleep - her face turned to the wall! From Vultures by Chinua Achebe Figurative Language Simile—a figure of speech that makes comparisons using like or as. “He fought like a lion” implies: Figurative Language Simile—a figure of speech that makes comparisons using like or as. “He fought like a lion” does not imply: Figurative Language Simile—a figure of speech that makes comparisons using like or as. My mind is as quick as lightning Figurative Language Metaphor—a figure of speech that makes comparisons not using like or as, sometimes directly attributing an inappropriate characteristic to something. In the final note of their song, the band was fire, was lightning, was the sun and the stars, and everyone cheered. We thought we would miss our train, so we flew to the station. Figurative Language Personification—a metaphor in which an inanimate object is compared to a person. The volcano belched fire into the sky. The sky shuddered, and heaved, and wept wave after wave of rain down on us. Figurative Language Hyperbole/Overstatement—deliberate exaggeration. Rene is almost 10 meters tall! The smog was so thick I could not see my hand in front of my face. Litotes/Understatement—intentionally representing something as much less than it is. “I could easily live on just 200,000,000 RMB.” “Don’t worry, a little hurricane never hurt anyone.” Figurative Language Let’s try identifying figurative language together. My back is killing me! I’ll never finish all this homework! Tanya is giving him the cold shoulder. Jack slept like a rock last night. ID students work a little harder than the students in the regular program. Going Down Hill on a Bicycle By Henry Charles Beeching Going Down Hill on a Bicycle Stanza—A group of lines of a poem that are separated from the rest of the poem by a visual break, and often a shift in ideas or focus. Vocab you may need Poised (adj)—ready for something Heedful (adj)—aware of, paying attention Aught (pron)—anything Shod (v)—past tense of the verb shoe, meaning to put on shoes Treadles—pedals Vale—valley Toil—hard work Compound Sentences Syntax Syntax: Compound Sentences Clause—A group of words with a subject and a predicate. [we will indicate clauses with (pink parenthesis); do not indicate the clause in a simple sentence] Compound Sentence—A sentence with two or more clauses in it. (I went to the park with my family on Saturday,) but (it rained all day.) Conjunctions Parts of Speech Parts of Speech: Conjunctions Conjunction—A word that connects 2 words, phrases, or clauses Phrase—A group of words that function as a single part of speech Connecting words: Christina or Catherine will meet me at the park on Saturday. Connecting phrases: The park was beautifully maintained and full of people. Connecting clauses: (I went to the park with my family on Saturday,) but (it rained all day.) Parts of Speech: Conjunctions Independent Clause—A clause that is able to stand as a sentence on its own. Coordinating Conjunction—A conjunction that connects two independent clauses. Coordinating conjunctions are preceded by a comma (,). It is never a part of a clause. The coordinating conjunctions are: and, nor, but, yet, or, for, so (may also have a different function). (I like riding my bike,) but (Robby likes riding his skateboard.) (I like running by the lake,) but (Robby likes riding his skateboard.) Parts of Speech: Conjunctions Dependent Clause/Subordinate Clause—A clause that depends on an attached independent clause in order to have meaning. Subordinating Conjunction—A conjunction that connects an independent clause with a subordinate clause. Subordinating conjunctions are part of the subordinate clause they are in. Some common subordinating conjunctions are: because, since, if, unless, after, so, for &c. (Robby brings his skateboard to school) (because Robby likes riding his skateboard.) (Robby brings his umbrella to school) (because Robby likes riding his skateboard.) Parts of Speech: Conjunctions Let’s try analyzing sentences with conjunctions together. I have not been to the school library, nor have I been to the gym. (I have not been to the school library,) nor (have I been to the gym.) Doris’s mother makes her eat her vegetables whether she wants to eat them or not. (Doris’s mother makes her eat her vegetables) (whether she wants to to eat them or not.) Although Iris and I want to stay healthy, we often stay up late. (Although Iris and I want to stay healthy,) (we often stay up late.) Exit Slip Write three sentences using conjunctions and analyze their syntax. 1 sentence must use a conjunction to connect words. 1 sentence must use a conjunction to connect phrases. 1 sentence must use a conjunction to connect clauses. 1 sentence must use 2 independent clauses. 1 sentence must use a subordinate clause.