The Epic of Imagery

Standards

ELACC9-10RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Learning Target

Students will finish reading the Gilgamesh selection from our text.

Warm-up

Take up any homework from yesterday

Activator

Journal 9: How do you feel about Gilgamesh so far? Any favorite parts? Can you relate to anything he has been through?

Work Session

After a quick review over the past two days we will start reading about the flood. After, we will talk about imagery and the use of it in this story. Before I introduce their project we will go over MLA citation. Students will than:

1. Find an example of imagery in The Epic of Gilgamesh.

2. Write the quote from the book with an MLA citation

3. Which of the five senses does this quote evoke? (Sight, hearing, taste, smell, touch)?

4. Draw an illustration of this piece of imagery.

When finished we will have a gallery walk.

Closing Session

Gallery walk

Assessment Strategy

Gallery walk, imagery illustrations/question/citation, informal observation, reading aloud.

Differentiation

Use of artwork and reading aloud.

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