Reading Quiz! Due: Quotes about Boo (10 total)
Broadly speaking, all poetry is "found" somewhere, in something that inspires a writer to want to develop his or her thoughts in verse. "Found poetry" uses someone else's language, images, cadences, and observations about life. It's quite possible to find poetry in newspaper articles, headlines, or even non-fiction texts!
Today, you are going to create a "found poem" from the text of To Kill a Mockingbird.
You can use only 2 of my quotes if you choose Boo.
Hello, Mr Radley
Standing inside the gate (Lee 54)
Don't make a sound (Lee 52)
A little teeny light way off somewhere (Lee 53)
A secret (Lee 40)
Head shaking, quelling of nausea (Lee 41)
Trembling as I thawed (Lee 38)
Best to keep my mouth shut (Lee 39)
The shadow stopped (Lee 53)
Desolate with the barking of distant dogs (Lee 57)
Wordlessly (Lee 57)
Trembling (Lee 57)
We knew Boo was there. (Lee 243)
You will work with a partner to find quotes about your character. You will need at least 12 with citations. Then, creatively write your "found poem" on a paper (preferably not lined). You and your partner's final poem MUST be different. Due next class period. Be creative!
Read Chapter 10 in class
HW: Read chapter 10 & 11