Students worked for about an hour on their You Choose a Poem assignment that they began last class in Google Classroom. The rest of class was spent introducing “The Lanyard”, the poem students will be writing about for their Poetry Summative Assessment next week. Homework: finish the You Choose a Poem assignment in Google Classroom if you didn’t get it done in class; it’s due at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, 3/23.
SECOND SEMESTER, 2014–15
This class is an opportunity for students to develop and practice their skills in reading and analysis of literature as well as writing. Our various texts will be the vehicles through which they will hone their critical thinking abilities, and our writing exercises will be an outlet of expression for these abilities. We will be reading poetry, short fiction, novels, and dramatic texts. Our objectives are to master the elements of literature, practice the writing process, and improve organization of writing.