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<p>Choosing to Apply an Understanding of Inflection</p> <p>Choosing to Apply an Understanding of InflectionTo critically analyze a poem using the TP-CASTT strategy</p> <p>To work collaboratively and make decisions to plan and present an oral performanceYour Task Part 1Each group will receive a poem.</p> <p>Analyze the poem using the TP-CASTT strategy.PoemsStopping By Woods On a Snowy EveningTo SatchDriving to Town Late to Mail a LetterMother to SonIt Happened in MontgomeryThese are the poems provided in Springboard pages 287-291.3TP-CASTT ReminderDirections forTitlePonder the title before reading the poem</p> <p>ParaphraseRestate the poem in your own words</p> <p>ConnotationContemplate the poem for word meanings beyond the literal (CHOOSE 2 OR 3 KEY WORDS)</p> <p>AttitudeObserve both the speakers and the poems tone</p> <p>ShiftNote the shifts in person, place, and attitude</p> <p>Title RevisitedExamine the title again, this time on an interpretive level</p> <p>ThemeDetermine the message about life implied by the poem</p> <p>Remind students they do not have to do these in sequential order.4Your Task Part 2Research the author, subject, and/or historical setting of your poem to help you understand its deeper meaning. Write a summary on your research findings and how it aided you in developing an understanding of the poem and how to present it to an audience.</p> <p>Your Task Part 3Prepare the poem for a dramatic presentation by marking the poem with the Inflection Key. Remember, your reading of the poem will help others understand its meaning.</p> <p>Presentation OptionsChoral reading: all group members read the poem simultaneously.</p> <p>Readers Theatre: Read in turns determined by the poems meaning</p> <p>Line by Line: different readers read a line for effectCaution students to select the method that supports the poems meaning rather than interfering with it.7Unit Essential QuestionHow does a speaker create and present an effective oral text?</p> <p>Ticket out the door possiblity.8</p>