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Unit 4- Poetry

Big Question: What is the best way to communicate?            
Big Question Words Reading Selections Reading Skill Literary Analysis Vocabulary Writing Workshop Language Progressive Skills
commun-icate, contribute, inform, media, produce, react, speak, technology, transmit Unit Introduction- Maestro, The Desert is My Mother, and Bailando Common Core: RL.4, RL.5 Common Core: Independent Practice pp 578-580        
  Collection 4- Mother to Son, The Village Blacksmith, Fog. Common Core: RL.4 W.2, W.2.d, W.7 SL.5 L.1.a, L.6 Draw Conclusions: Identify important details and connect them together to draw conclusions about a literary work Figurative Language
1. Language not meant to be taken literally
2. Focus on simile, metaphor, personification and symbols
crystal, sinewy, brawny, parson, wrought, haunches Problem and Solution Essay pp.640-645 Work in Progress pp. 599 and 619 Persuasive Essay pp.698-755 Work in Progress pp. 663 and 683 Appositives and Appositive Phrases
  Collection 8- Father William, Jim, Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening. Common Core: RL.4 W.6, W.7 SL.1.c L.1.b, L.5.b, L.6 Paraphrase:
1. Restate something in your won words to make the meaning clearer
Sound Devices:
1. Sound devices are used to give poems a musical effect
incessantly, uncommonly,sage, supple, harness, downy   Sentence Structure Simple, compound and compound-complex sentences.
  Comparing Literary Works- Miracles and In Just Common Core: RL.4 W.1 Comparing Imagery: Imagery reflects the five senses and helps create the mood.   exquisite, distinct    

Test Practice: Unit 4 Review pp. 712-717