This week you will share information about your chosen poet and poem. Individually you will host a Socratic seminar and encourage discussions about the poetry. Remember that your poetic analysis paper is due on Monday. We will conclude our week by watching The Color Purple. For those interested in taking the final, sign up is due no later than Tuesday. Also AP contracts need to be returned no later than Wednesday.
Mon - Adopt a Poet Socratic Seminar
Tues - Adopt a Poet Socratic Seminar continued/Color Purple Viewing Party
Wed - Color Purple Viewing Party
Thurs - Finals for 1st Block/Last Day of Class
Fri - Finals for 3rd and 4th Block
Fill out this survey about your adopted poet here: forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=-x3OL5-ROEmquMR_D8kYLaY7IM4nmNNIjQYVNOOrfMlUOERXSEVVVlJVOTJDWDNBUUtDWE5FTEMyMy4u
This week, we will conclude our book study of The Color Purple. In addition, you will participate in the Adopt-a-Poet project. You and your classmates, will explore and research the poetry, lives, literary movements, and beliefs of one of the
poets listed below (or another poet approved by me). Find poems online, in the library, and/or in our anthology; memorize a few lines; explore their philosophies. In other
words, adopt your poets and become the class expert on them. You will get an opportunity to work on this throughout the week.
Monday - Initial research of chosen poet
Tuesday - The Color Purple Book Club Meeting/Literary movements and Poetry Catalogue
Wednesday - Rough Draft of Poetic Analysis due by 12 midnight
Thursday - Writing Conferences/Sample Mini-Socratic Seminar/ Develop Seminar Questions for your poem
Friday - The Color Purple Book Club final Meeting/Revising and Writing of Final Poetic Analysis Draft/Poetry Handouts DUE
This week, we will continue our reading of our class novel, The Color Purple. Please make sure that you are keeping up with your reading for your Book Circle. In addition, if you are missing assignments, please make sure that you are making up work. Our time is drawing nigh. If you have questions concerning your grades or missing assignments please contact me. Also be aware that you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org In addition, I have tutoring Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 pm to help with makeup assignments.
Monday - Poetry study of "Homage to my Hips" by Lucille Clifton
Tuesday - Book Club Meeting and Discussion
Wednesday - Poetry Study "The Author to Her Book" by Anne Bradstreet
Thursday - Adopt a Poet (project study)
Friday - Book Club Meeting and Parallel Readings