Planning Your Week
BRING TEXTBOOK TUES. & WED.
T 9/5–Finish Pearson chapter 12 (diction and syntax); post to Schoology by 11:59 p.m.
M 9/11 (next week) – POL recitations due; read the Pearson section “Writing an Explication of a Poem (Essay Length)”p.563-9 and write an explication for the POL poem you plan to recite (due to Turnitin.com before class).
Monday, 9/4–Labor Day
Opener: Review narrative elements.
*Homework: Finish paraphrases for POL poems.
Learning Goal(s): Engage in close reading, making careful observations of textual detail and inferences leading to interpretation of the work’s meaning and value; continue increasing your poetry “tool box” and becoming more comfortable with analysis of poetry.
Opener: Rehearse POL performances and check paraphrases.
*Homework: Read “Writing About Diction and Syntax in Poetry” p.596-603 and post to Schoology. Write an explication for the POL poem you plan to recite, due Mon. 9/11 in class (Turnitin.com).
Opener: Review diction/syntax with Schoology posts.
*Homework: Be prepared for EPCOT meeting.
Opener: Build community with groups (leader brings activity).
*Homework: Be prepared to recite your POL poem, turn in TPCASST for both poems, and submit explication for the poem you recite (Turnitin.com).
Mrs. Walter says:
suggest a poem or short story you would like to study in class. What have you always wanted to read but never found the time?