Planning Your Week
S 2/4: Schoology post (literary lenses applied to “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” and “A Rose for Emily”
M 2/5: Bring your 2 poems printed from the Poetry Out Loud website; for Tuesday read ch.4 from How to Read Literature Like a Professor (p.17-19 in the pdf on Schoology) and Types of Sonnets .
T 2/6: For Wednesday, read p.571-579 (ch. 12), p. 604-610 (ch. 13), and p. 721-735 (ch.16) in the textbook. Take notes to prepare for the quiz.
W 2/7: Reading quiz for poetic diction, imagery, and form; for Thursday, read ch. 10 (p.44-47 in the pdf on Schoology) of How to Read Literature Like a Professor.
F 2/9: POL paraphrase and explication due to Turnitin.com; perform POL in class; obtain a copy of your research novel and bring to class.
Monday, February 5
Opener: MCM poetry
- Groups create reading schedule for research novels..
- Revisit “Dulce”, analyzing aural sounds and imagery; develop and intro and theme statement.
HW: Read ch.4 from How to Read Literature Like a Professor (p.17-19 in the pdf on Schoology) and Types of Sonnets .
Tuesday, February 6
Opener: CW Tuesday–3 line poem
- Create theme statements for poems in chapter 11.
- Analyze POL poems with TPFASTT/TPCASTT
- Compose paraphrase for both POL poems.
- Edna St. Vincent Millay poetry
HW: Read p.571-579 (ch. 12), p. 604-610 (ch. 13), and p. 721-735 (ch.16).
Wednesday, February 7
Opener: Reading quiz for diction, imagery, and form.
- FRQ #2 Poetry
- Analyze sample essays; self assess according to the rubric.
HW: Read ch. 10 (p.44-47 in the pdf on Schoology) of How to Read Literature Like a Professor; memorize chosen poem for Poetry Out Loud and compose a paraphrase and explication due Friday.
Thursday, February 8
Opener: Revisit weather in In the Lake of the Woods (opening and closing chapters), the leaf/spider scene from “An Occurrence at Owl Creek” (Twilight Zone), and the escape scene from Shawshank Redemption.
- View the trailer and rain scene from Bridges of Madison County.
- Read “The Storm”; analyze imagery
- Develop a theme statement for “The Storm.”
- Read Paul Laurence Dunbar’s “Sympathy”.
HW: Memorize chosen poem for Poetry Out Loud and compose a paraphrase and explication due tomorrow.
Friday, February 9
Opener: Fun Friday de-stress; focus on imagery and sensory detail
- Perform POL poems.
- Meet with research groups to plan a research schedule.
HW: Enjoy the weekend!