1) Drop off your homework for Book of Odes on the stool. 2) Grab your INTERACTIVE READERS. In some of the poems that we will soon read, the speaker both longs for those he/she loves, then prefers solitude. Think, pair, share: 1. What is the difference between loneliness and solitude? (If you’re struggling, consult a dictionary). 2. Is solitude important? Explain your response in a couple of sentences. Homework: Work on Key Terms Study Guide! Reminder: If I don’t have a needed portfolio assignment before 1st lunch, you will not be able to submit it. Question: A trip next spring break? Reading 3.4: Analyze the ways in which poets use imagery… and sounds to evoke readers’ emotions. 1. 2. 3. 4. Candy for those who can answer the following… What is the definition of a metaphor? Provide an example from life. From yesterday’s homework, tell us what diction you analyzed from “We Pick Ferns, We Pick Ferns” and what you analyzed about it’s connotations (or what we think about when we hear this word). From yesterday’s homework, tell us what imagery you analyzed from “We Pick Ferns, We Pick Ferns” and what you analyzed about the mood behind it. In your Interactive Readers, turn to page 159. On your own, quietly read selected poems of Li Po. Note: Read each poem 2-3 times (poetry always needs to be read multiple times to understand it). Homework: Complete the margins in the tasks and page. 164-165.