maggie and milly and molly and may Open up your Poetry Daily Work file and at the top add “maggie and milly and molly and may”
maggie and milly and molly and may • Open your textbook to page 599 • Read the poem quietly to yourself • Write how you feel after you read this poem (what is the mood?) • Re-read the poem • Find ONE example of each of the following: • Alliteration • Personification • End Rhyme
maggie and milly and molly and may Answer the following questions in complete sentences: • What is the TONE (the author’s attitude) of this poem? • List 3 words or phrases that reveal this tone. • Pick the THEME that is most clearly revealed in this poem. • The ocean is cruel and dangerous sometime and calm and beautiful at other times. • Some people like the ocean and others don’t. • There are awesome things on the shore and in the ocean. • The ocean is important and means different things to different people.
Practice Theme Paragraph Keeping your theme in mind, copy down two direct quotes (the exact words from the poem) that prove your theme Make sure to include “” around the direct quote After each quote in () put the line number
Write a Paragraph • Write a well constructed paragraph (topic sentence, proof WITH EXPLANATIONS, closing sentence), that proves the theme of this poem. Be sure to include at least one direct quote in your writing with line number.
Your turn • Which of the following themes do you think BEST fits the poem • Write a WELL STRUCTURED paragraph to support your answer. • Make sure you have at least 2 examples from the poem. • Make sure at least 1 example is an ICE quote. • ICE is an acronym that stands for • Introduce (One example where this can be seen is when the author says…) • Cite • Explain (This quote is an example of the theme because…)