Topic: Poetry - Leap related topic

Day 1

Pretest: http://www.quia.com/quiz/100093.html?AP_rand=157158886 Print this out.This is a quia test on poetry terms.

1. TTW introduce poetry with ppt:Power Point: [[http://literacysc.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/poetryelements.ppt#305,8,Slide%208 Terms]] to review:

2. Risin High Poem: http://literacysc.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/poetryrisinhigh.doc

1. Meter: a pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry.
2. Rhyme - the repetition of similar sounds.
3. Personification the applying humna qualities to non human things
4. Alliteration - the repetition of of beginning consonant sounds
5. Metaphor - a comparison of unlike things without using a word of comparison such as like or as.
6. Simile - the comparison of unlike things using the words like or as

Sites to review the above:
1. http://www.buzzle.com/articles/basic-elements-of-poetry.html
2. http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/virtualit/poetry/metaphor_def.html

2. TTW review a poem with "Risin High" http://literacysc.tripod.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/poetryrisinhigh.doc
3. TLW listen to a poem podcast - to identify rhythm: http://www.poetry4kids.com/modules.php?name=Podcast#

Day 2
1. Review yesterday's 5 words and introduce the last 6: Teacher made flip chart:

7. Onomatopoeia - using words or letters to imitate sounds
8. Imagery a description that appeals to one of the five senses.
9. Narrative - a poem that tells a story with plot , setting, and characters.
10. Free verse
a poem with no meter or rhyme
11. Lyric - a poem that generally has meter and rhyme.

3. Poetry Reading and Rhyme LEAP LPB Video and activity: http://www.lpb.org/education/leap.cfm
Leap Tutoring guide Lesson: http://www.doe.state.la.us/lde/uploads/2350.pdf

4. Hand out poetry elements flash cards to cut apart and play a memory game or go fish with.

Day 3
1. Review with teacher made flip chart or practice terms with flash cards.
2. Review samples on websites below.

Poetry for Kids: http://www.poetry4kids.com/howto#
Listen to a poetry podcast here: http://www.poetry4kids.com/modules.php?name=Podcast
Poetry Games online: http://www.poetry4kids.com/modules.php?name=Web_Links&l_op=viewlink&cid=11
Poetry General Knowledge quiz: http://volweb.utk.edu/school/bedford/harrisms/popquiz.htm


Post Test:
LEAP: http://www.doe.state.la.us/lde/uploads/2350.pdf or give the pretest again.

Websites for review and practice for early finishers:
Math Models for multiplication: http://www.multiplication.com/flashgames/MathModel.htm
Math Drill: http://www.mathusee.com/drill.html
Car Wash Multiplication: http://www.multiplication.com/flashgames/CarWash.htm
Multiplication Flash Cards: http://www.aplusmath.com/Flashcards/multiplication.html

Change Maker Game: http://www.funbrain.com/cashreg/index.html
count the money game: http://www.apples4theteacher.com/java/counting/money.html
Counting Money Game: http://www.toonuniversity.com/flash.asp?err=569&engine

Subtraction with regrouping: