Thursday, March 24, 2011

Connections lesson using lyrics to a song - Odd cast Jing Voki- Iambic Pentameter

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Boom Boom Pow
Hey . I got that hit to beat rock I got that future soul. Let me get that boom boom boom. that future boom boom boom. Let me get it now.

Lean On Me
Sometimes in our lives, we all have pain, we all have sorrow. But if we are wise, we know that there’s always tomorrow.
Lean On Me. When you’re not strong. And I’ll be your friend. I’ll help you carry on. For It wont be long. Til I’m going to need somebody to lean on. Just call on me brother, if you need a hand. We all need somebody to lean on.
I just might have a problem that you’ll understand. we all need somebody to lean on.
If there is load, you have to bear, that you can’t carry. I’m right up the road. I’ll share your load. If you just call me. Just call me, if you need a friend. Just call me- when you need- Just call me.

Things to Do:
1 Song- Pick a song that means something to you. (Why did you pick it? 2. Choose a few lines of lyrics from the song? Write a paragraph about a feeling or connection to the song/lyrics? 3 Glee- If you were doing this song on Glee, who would you choose to sing the song? Why?__
4 Oddcast- Place these lyrics in an oddcastcampaign and see your character and lyrics come to life. 5. Make a Voki avatar www.woki.com- and do the very same thing... 6 Screen Toaster and Jing allow you to record key strokes , screen shots and your voice to teach others about almost anything.

OddCast Voki Dentastix Treats





Boom Boom Pow
Hey . I got that hit to beat rock I got that future soul. Let me get that boom boom boom. that future boom boom boom. Let me get it now.

need a friend. Just call me- when you need- Just call me.

1 Song- Pick a song that means something to you. (Why did you pick it? 2. Choose a few lines of lyrics from the song? Write a paragraph about a feeling or connection to the song/lyrics? 3 Glee- If you were doing this song on Glee, who would you choose to sing the song? Why?__ 4 Oddcast
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> I didn't do it for this presentation, but you canadd great animation of the phrases/ bullets flying in .
> One thing that I would like to add is a voki avatar- www.voki.com www.oddcast.com - that one can create an add to a website- it is an avatar or animated character- that one can enter in text and or calland record a voice for 60 seconds- and have voki character read the text in a funny voice or your voice. take a look at the voki site.
>
> Also , take a look at Jing.coM (www.jing.com)These 2 websites are sites suggested by Touro;s Dr Stein- here youre able ( with a computer and a mic - to make video tutorials of keystokes / lesons on
> the your computer- you can then send links to email
> or a website) - Also you can use Screen Toaster www.screentoaster.com
>
>
> If I can get my voki to work , I ll let you know-- tHIS IS THE VOKI EXAMPLE- ITS a pretty funny and educational tool
>
> sent you a Voki message !
>
> Click the link to hear a special voice message from
> your friend using a cool Voki character:
>
> http://www.voki.com/php/viewmessage/?chsm=358e3b115f0b3f6a8e654ef3e34bfe55&mId=440993
>
> Mar 24, 2010 Don't forget to return the favor. Sign
> up so you can send them one back!
>
> 2007 www.voki.com. All Rights Reserved.
>
> Oh yeah!!!! ( Talking in an informal voice) - - I
> would also add a mini lesson in
>
> Iambic - pentameter
> Tetrameter
> Main article: Iambic tetrameter
>
> Lo, thus I triumph like a king,
> Content with that my mind doth bring.
> (Edward Dyer, "My Mind to Me A Kingdom Is")
>
> 'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
> Did gyre and gimble in the wabe. (Lewis
> Carroll, "Jabberwocky")
>
> [edit] Pentameter
>
> Main article: Iambic pentameter
>
> To strive, to seek, to find, and not to
> yield. (Alfred Tennyson, "Ulysses")
>
> Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
> (William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18)
>
> (Although, it could be argued that this line in fact
> reads: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Meter
> is often broken in this way, sometimes for intended
> effect and sometimes simply due to the sound of the
> words in the line. Where the stresses lie can be
> debated, as it depends greatly on where the reader
> decides to place the stresses. Although in this
> meter the foot ceases to be iambs but trochees.)
>
> A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!
> (William Shakespeare, Richard III)
>
> [edit] Heptameter
>
> I s'pose the flats is pretty green up there
> in Ironbark. (A. B. Paterson, The Man from
> Ironbark)
>
> Key:
>
> * Non-bold = unstressed syllable
>
> and t
> Trochee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trochee)
> Should you ask me, whence these stories?
> Whence these legends and traditions,
>
> Trochaic meter is also seen among the works of
> William Shakespeare:
>
> Double, double, toil and trouble;
> Fire burn and cauldron bubble.[1]
>
> Perhaps owing to its simplicity, though, trochaic
> meter is fairly common in children's rhymes:
>
> Peter, Peter pumpkin-eater
> Had a wife and couldn't keep her.
>
> Often a few trochees will be interspersed among
> iambs in the same lines to develop a more complex or
> syncopated rhythm. Compare (William Blake):
>
>
>
> Tyger, Tyger, burning bright
> In the forests of the night
>
> *****SOUNDS LKE TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR ( MOST
> RHTHMIC SONGS LOOK LIKE THIS COMBINATION OF
> TROCHEES WITH SOME IAMBS IN BETWEEN
>
> If I really understood it!!! But it sounds a lot
> about what I was speaking about regarding rhythm and
> stressing the first beat vs the 2nd beat or
> syllable- is that the idea!!!
>
>
>
>
> Have a good night
>
>
>
>
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> Subject: Re: Fw: Ode in PowerPt 2003- rug Hope you
> enjoy it
> Thank you! This is great. When do you find the
> time to do all this? You're amazing!
>
> ---- Original message ----
> >Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 10:41:05 -0700 (PDT)
> >From: Neil Winchel
> >Subject: Fw: Ode in PowerPt 2003- rug Hope you
> enjoy it
> > ----- Forwarded Message ----
> OddCast Voki Dentastix Treats

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