• Listen to poems being recited,with an ear to how the performer has adopted different tones of voice over the course of the performance.
• Mark, visually, where and when those shifts of tone occurred.
• Use a rich and varied tone vocabulary to name each shift in tone, looking up words you do not know
• Practice “mapping” a poem on your own, in a precise and nuanced way.
• Write instructions to a classmate on how he or she should recite the poem, with evidence to support why
this series of tones of voice is correct.
Watch the video lessons, then do the assignment at the end of each video. The final assignment is as the very end of this tutorial and is due to edmodo.com on our next class meeting.
This video is about how we can train our "emotional intelligence" among other things. Enjoy.
Download this to use for your first assignment.
Watch this after completing the first tone map of Jenny Kissed Me.
Your final assignment for the Tone Map: Use your chosen poem from the Poetry Out Loud anthology (the one you will recite in our classroom competition) and make a tone map.
This is due to edmodo.com by next class.