Goals: To understand what it means to do a close reading; to read a poem for both the literal and figurative level of meaning; to understand my expectations for your at-home reading
Opener: If you were stranded on a tropical island with a group of your peers (imagine one of your classes), but no adults and no means of communication with the outside world, what would you do first? How would you feel? Why? What strategies would you use to survive? What problems might arise?
Handouts in Class: Lord of the Flies study guide, Lord of the Flies reading calendar
Terms and Vocabulary: none
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. I went over how to take reading notes for the novel (we will practice tomorrow)
2. We finished discussing the poem