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What to study for upcoming Quiz? Reader's Workshop

The following is a list of the topics the quiz will cover and what notes to use for studying for the Sonnet and Limerick Quiz:  

  1.  What is a sonnet?  (Sonnet Notes)
  2. What are the characteristics of a Petrarchan (Italian) Sonnet?  (Sonnet notes and Sonnet Comparison Chart)
  3. What are the characteristics of a Shakespearean (Elizabethan) Sonnet?  (Sonnet notes and Sonnet Comparison Chart)
  4. What is a limerick? What are the characteristics of Limericks?  (Limerick Notes)
  5. Be able to define and identify the following literary/poetic devices (Notes on Literary/Poetic Devices):
    1. Simile
    2. Metaphor
    3. Onomatopoeia
    4. Alliteration
    5. Personification
    6. Hyperbole
    7. Imagery
    8. Symbol
    9. Oxymoron
  6. What is symbolism? What are the ways that Symbolism can be used?  (Symbolism Notes)

Students were given time in class to write down this list, as well as check to see what notes they may have been missing.  Ms. Morris then gave extra copies to those students who were missing pieces.