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1. Read about Samuel Taylor Coleride in the attachment below (p.678) and HANDWRITE a paragraph summary of his life.
2. Preview his poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" p. 683-702. See if you can figure out what it is about.
3. Read the real news story about what happened in Patagonia which inspired Coleridge's poem p.704-705. HANDWRITE a paragraph summary of that event.
4. Turn in items 1 and 3 when we return.
Week 1: Jan. 8-12
M Take the STAR Reader Test. If you are absent, take it from home.
T Preview the Rime of the Ancient Mariner
W Listen to the Rime of the Ancient Mariner on the Senior Page while following along. Answer these questions for HOMEWORK;
1. What did you find interesting about the poem?
2. What do you think is the message of the poem?
3. What did yo find confusing?
4. What were some of your favorite lines?
Th Discussion of these 4 questions.
F Listen to the song of the Ancient Mariner (attached). Write a half page essay in which you discuss your reaction to this musical interpretation. Write whatever you want about the song. If you need ideas think about the strengths and weaknesses of this interpretation. Think about the changes in speed, chanting, or singing. Compare it with the real Ancient Mariner. Even discuss how you would write a song or poem about the Ancient Mariner and how you would do it. Again, write about whatever you want. These are ideas.
WHEN YOU ARE DONE, UPLOAD A PICTURE OF YOUR ESSAY TO E-BACK PACK. DUE AT 11 PM TONIGHT.
Week 2: Jan. 16-19
T: Please turn in your e-learning day homework.
Go to the “Senior Book” on your ipad and read Coleridge’s poem “Kubla Khan” twice and try to figure out what he is talking about pp. 679-681.
When you are done, quietly work on something else.
W: Take notes on Ancient Mariner; quiz Thurs.
Th Quiz on AM
F: Read all the Wordsworth Poems on the Senior Book Page. Quiz Monday. Know the titles and what each poem is about.
Week 3: Jan. 22-26
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