Compile a list of words that describe you as a child. Compile a second list that describes you as you are now. How are these lists the same? How are they different?
Read the poem silently and put a box around the words you do not understand
- Where does this poem take place?
- Who are the characters in this poem?
- When in the poem do the main events take place?
- What happens in this poem?
Read poem aloud and look for the rhymes – underline them
Circle any words or phrases that are repeated through the poem
We associate memories with our senses. What sound, smell, sight, or taste evokes a memory of your and what is it?
We listened to sounds of different bells and talked about what we associate them with. After, we listened to and followed along to the recording of “The Bells” by Poe. We dissected vocabulary and talked about mood.