*On Friday, we worked on our Friday writes then worked on our essay outline for “The Metaphor”. For the weekend you were to work on completing the Intro and Body #1 of the Essay outline.
Essay Question: Compare and/or contrast Ms. Hancock and Charlotte’s mother and how they influence Charlotte.
We will be starting our poetry unit.
*I want you all to reflect and brainstorm the idea of what Poetry means to you. You will write down this thought/reflection on a doc. open on your devices.
-we will look at some definitions of poetry by T.S. Eliot and ee cummings
We will then read the poem “Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand and “Introduction to Poetry by Billy collins
-You will be divided into groups of three. Each group will be responsible for 2 poems and will work on Office 365 on the chart you will create below:
*You will share with me (Ms. Nelson)
Your group will read two of the following poems:
-“Eating Poetry” by Mark Strand
-“Introduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins
-“Alone” by Maya Angelou
I’m alive, I believe everything by Lesley Choyce
-Exit By Rita Dove
Go back and look at the definition that you wrote….can you add anything new? Take two minutes and write down any new thoughts.
-share charts, poems and thoughts with class