Goals: To learn/review some basic strategies for annotating a poem, and to practice annotating a poem
Opener: Answer one, some, or all of the following questions. What are your thoughts on poetry, and how to read poetry? Do you love it, hate it, or somewhere in-between? Why? Do you ever write poetry? What do you know about how to read a poem? What terms or vocabulary do you remember?
Handouts in Class: Basic Annotation handout, "We Are Many" poem handout, opener (for the week)
Terms and Vocabulary: annotation, to annotate, synonym
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