Choose one quotation, think about what it means, decide whether you agree with it, copy it down, and explain why or why not.* JOURNAL ENTRY
Example Stem: I (do/do not) agree with quote (A.B.C) that says, (you would copy it here) because (then give specific reasons or evidence to support your answer.
RL.7.1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. 🧐I will learn to analyze how details and evidence within the text supports what the author states directly and what he/she implies. L7.5-Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. 🤓I will learn how to identify examples of figurative language. 😜I will learn how to recognize word relationships by comparing them to similar or opposite meaning words. L7.5a. Interpret figures of speech (e.g., literary, biblical, and mythological allusions) in context. 🤗I will learn how to identify figures of speech.
FOCUSING QUESTION : LESSONS 1–7 How does society influence identity and experience? CONTENT FRAMING QUESTION : LESSON 1 Wonder: What do I notice and wonder about “Identity?” CRAFT QUESTION : LESSON 1 Experiment: How does figurative language work?
We will be be going back in time to the Middle Ages to learn about IDENTITY. We will learn and develop our understanding of identity as we conquer each of the three levels in this unit. The following questions will help us uncover what we need to know about identity: What shapes the identities of characters from this time period? How do authors create these characters’ identities? How do stories tell us who a person is, why they are that way, and what makes them unique?
What will we be doing?
1.Notice What do you notice about the text? Pictures? How is it shaped? Written? How does the speaker sound? Is it happy? ANYTHING you notice- write it down. 2.Wonder What do you wonder about the text? Is it unclear? Did a part not make sense? New vocabulary? ANYTHING you wonder- write it down.
Boost and Cheat Codes: New Texts
Listen to the poem again. This time, with a partner, focus on what you notice and wonder about the SPEAKER'S identity. We will share these out with the class.
NW Chart: Identity
What did you NOTICE about the speaker's identity?
What did you WONDER about the speaker's identity?
Explore your identity by answering the questions on the wheel, decorating it, and putting it in the front of your binder. You will have 10 minutes to decorate and complete the wheel.
Your Character Attributes:
Figurative Language: What terms do you remember?
Which words in Polanco's poem paint a picture in the reader's mind?
Imagery is another tool that writers use to help the reader understand concepts they are trying to express. Imagery is like a complex metaphor and is not literal. It's the use of words in a way that only makes sense in context .
Which phrase seems odd in this poem?
- "Exposed to the madness"
- "Harnessed to a pot"
- "Beyond the mountains of time"
Why do you think Polanco chose to use the word harness when referencing a flower in a pot?
Exposed to the MADNESS...?
Beyond the mountains of time or into the abyss of the bizarre.
25. Personalised Feedback
Which of the following examples of a metaphor or simile describes yourself: "I am a ray of sunshine in a cloudy day", "I am tall and strong like a tree trunk", or "I am as fast as lightning"? Give the quote and explain your answer for credit.
What is the significance of the title "Identity" by Julio Noboa Polanco? EXIT SLIP