Unformatted text preview: the poem that can be projected while it’s read aloud in class. How to prepare for your presentation: 1. Consider all the work you have done so far: Paraphrase, Annotations, Initial Response, & Creative Response. 2. Write a thesis statement about your poem’s theme and/or structure. 3. Decide what two or three literary features you will comment on (see “What to say about a poem”). Whatever you comment on, be specific (refer to a specific line or lines in the poem) and state why you chose that feature to talk about—why it seemed interesting and important to your thesis. 4. Create an outline of your presentation. 5. Practice your presentation several times. Make sure to time yourself so that you know that your presentation will last 3-5 minutes. 6. Make sure you have figured out a way to access your technological visual aide. On the day that you present: • You will be graded by your peers AND Ms. Bean and Ms. Roach (see reverse side)....
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- Fall '10
- Rhetoric, Greek loanwords, Thesis or dissertation, Ms. Roach