Note: If you are in second period, your agendas are a day behind (so, for today, look at Tuesday's agenda :)
Goals: To understand what it means to do a close reading; to read a poem for both the literal and figurative level of meaning
Opener: Five-minute free-write! Write about anything you’d like. If you’re having trouble getting started, talk about your day so far, your summer, your classes, your best friend, the political landscape of the middle-east, the best banh mi in the bay area, how to train for an open-water swimming competition, or the importance of spaying and neutering pets. Anything.
Handouts in Class: none
Terms and Vocabulary: see yesterday
Work Assigned and Collected:
1. We finished the annotation activity [decoding and paraphrasing each stanza]