Opener Prompt: In paragraph 3, Emerson tells you to “trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” He is using a metaphor here. Describe the metaphor, if you can, including what images it sparks. What might the iron string literally be a part of? Then explain why you think Emerson might use a metaphor like this, and what he might want the readers to think or feel. This opener only has to be 25 words for full credit.
Vocabulary Today: Metaphor
Handouts in Class:
Work Assigned and Collected:
a. We took Terms and Vocabulary Notes on the term "metaphor."
b. We read paragraphs 2-3 and shared LH side annotations for paragraph 2.
1. Pre-read and complete LH side annotations for paragraph 6.