Download and complete the "Paraphrasing a Poem" worksheet and dropbox by the end of class. This is "in class" work! It must be dropboxxed by end of class.
DOWNLOAD: "Parapharasing a Poem" worksheet
In order to discuss, explicate, and analyze poetry you need to be familiar with the poetic terms and language resources. (Incidentally, in order to succeed on the AP Lit exam in May you will need to have more than a passing familiarity with all these terms and how to apply them when writing about poetry.) Therefore, you will have a quiz on poetry terms on Wednesday. Download and study the terms in the document below.
DOWNLOAD: Poetry Terms: A Quick Reference Guide (DOCX)
LRJ Assignments for Poetry Unit
That's right, it's time to crack open the LRJ once again. The good news (I think) is that most of these LRJ assignments for poetry are creative, designed to be enjoyable as much as edifying. For Wednesday, you are preparing LRJ #1, "Found Poems."
DOWNLOAD: Poetry LRJ Prompts (DOCX)