STEP ONE: Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Poems due! Post them to share with the class!
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Add your poem to the "KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH/YUKON TERRITORY INSPIRED POEMS"
blog on the 8th grade Language Arts Web Page. Put your initials as part of the title.
STEP TWO: Read the following poems (one per link) and follow the directions below for each poem.
On a separate piece of paper:
Underline words you don’t know, and look them up in the dictionary. Then answer the following questions on a separate piece of paper with your partner.
- What is the theme?
- What is the mood?
- What are the lengths of the lines?
- Do any of the lines rhyme?
- Are any words repeated?
- How does the punctuation differ from an essay or book?
"Nature" Is What We See - Poem by Emily Dickinson
Song Of Nature - Poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All Nature Praises God - Poem by Carmela Patterson
A Noiseless Patient Spider - Poem by Walt Whitman
Posted on Fri, January 12, 2018
by Holly Hull