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Summer Vacation!

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WOW it’s the LAST WEEK of SCHOOL!!!

Monday:  Read at least one original poem to the class, write Couplets and Triplets, review the Poetic Elements - TEST tomorrow and STUDY!!!

Tuesday:   TEST on Poetic Elements and Poems

Wednesday:  Review TEST on Poetic Elements and poems and correct any questions that were wrong

Thursday:  (1/2 day)

Friday:  (1/2 day)

I HOPE EVERYONE HAS A SAFE AND WONDERFUL SUMMER!!!

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June 2nd & 3rd – Computer Lab Assignment

Online Poetry Assignment:

THURSDAY – Read through both of the Poetry PowerPoints:   Poetry Terms   Haikus                   

Then, go to the following link:  http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm.   You need to create a minimum of four poems:  1 Biography poem, 1 Diamond poem, and 2 free choice.  After you create each poem, copy and paste it into a word document. 

FRIDAY – Finish your poems and add a picture to go along with each poem you have created.   If you have time, you may do more!

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May 30th – June 3rd

Monday:   Memorial Day – No School

Tuesday:  Caught Ya #64, Journal #43, read Lit. Pgs. 262-267, discuss/correct the Literary Devices ?’s (1-11) and Poetic Elements Crossword, and take notes on Haiku poems and Cinquain Poems

*Pass out Missing Assignments Reports – ALL missing work is due on Thursday, June 2nd!!!

Wednesday:  Caught Ya #65, correct Journals #26-#43, clean out literature books, brainstorm nature topics, and complete the Haiku and Cinquain poetry writing assignment

Thursday:  Collecting books and computer lab assignment   (*See post above!)

Friday:  Share a Haiku poem, collect the Haiku and Cinquain poetry writing assignment, and go to the computer lab to finish the assignment

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