Belle Vernon Area High School,
College Prep 11: Poetry Unit
the COLLEGEPREP11 Poetry portfolio
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- 3 to 5 Quatrains Long (12-20 lines)
- Title and First line is the last text message, myspace, facebook message received
- Include 2 (TWO) words from Unit 3 of your Vocabulary books
- Include random punctuation and capitalization
Apples to Apples Sonnet
Take your favorite song and turn its lyrics into a 14-line sonnet following all of the requirements of a Shakespearean Sonnet
Six Line Intro Poem
Write a six line poem including:
sound, color, vehicle, time of day, season, and reference to a tree
English 9: Independent Reading Unit
Book Report Rubric
Student Examples: Coming Soon.
College Prep 11: Journal Prompts
Journal Prompt #1:
What is more important in a relationship… the person (present/future) or the memories (past/what could be)? I only ask because it seems like people stay with other people even though they’re clearly miserable. Why is this? Why chase after something that obviously is not working or will not work?
Journal Prompt #2:
If you were told that your life began today and ended when you were born... going back in time, what would you do differently?
Journal Prompt #3:
Write a minimum of one page report on someone in your family that you have never met before. This could be a biography, an interesting story, facts, etc. For example, interview your family members about a grandfather you never met before, but wish you had.
Journal Prompt #4:
What is poetry?
English 9: Mr. C's Writing Bootcamp
Four Weeks of Writing. One Goal.
Week 1: The 8 Parts of Speech
Week 2: One-Pager? No Problem.
Week 3: The Most Dangerous Game... Compare and Contrast Essay
Week 4: Metaphors... Neighborhood Map
College Prep 11: The Great Gatsby
Who Wants to be The Great Gatsby?
The Death of Gatsby
Student Elegies and Obituaries for Jay Gatsby: