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PLEASE W RITE AN 8-12 SENTENCE REFLECTION ABOUT THIS UNIT

Consider:  What was your favorite thing we studied or activity we did? Why?  What was your least favorite thing we studied or activity we did? Why?  What questions do you have about Whitman or Dickinson?  What cool facts did you learn?

WHITMAN & DICKINSON UNIT EXAM REVIEW


Study, study, study, study, study!!!!

W H AT W I L L T H E T E S T L O O K L I K E ?

25 multiple choice questions 1 writing component ( a wellwritten paragraph with quotes and a claim statement)

MULTIPLE CHOICE
Will address the following topics:  Key characteristics of Dickinsons and Whitmans style  Key facts about Dickinson and Whitman: ~When were they writing? ~What (in their personal lives) are they most famous for? ~What types of themes and situations did they commonly write about?

MULTIPLE CHOICE
For a big chunk of the multiple choice, you will read and answer questions about two poems. One of the poems you will read has been studied in class. One of the poems will be new.

WRITING PROMPT
You will write a well-developed formal academic paragraph addressing the following prompt: One critic states Whitman goes so far as to invite us to join him on his various journeys, while Dickinson dwells in her house of possibility alone, expecting no visitors. Apply this statement to a discussion of the two writers-both as poets and citizens.

BECAUSE I LOVE YOU


And want you to be as successful as you can be on this test, you will be allowed to use one 3 X 5 notecard with your original notes on it during the test.