Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Show your completed personal letter to Mrs. Wood then seal it in your envelope. A Retching Tale
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Anyone want old copies of the lit mag? Identify students whose portfolios are not accessible or are missing elements. Discuss the five questions that pertain to Neruda’s “Poem 20.” Read and discuss Neruda’s poem, “If You Forget Me.” HW: Write a love poem about loss, either losing someone or something OR someone or something losing you.
English 10 Honors ~ Complete the final vocab 40 and 41 quiz. Grammar worksheet. Collect and share, if you’d like, your Rhyming Couplet poem. Discuss Elements of Poetry Tone. Read, discuss, and answer questions for Langston Hughes and Lucille Clifton. HW: Write your own response to “Mother to Son.” Be certain it includes an obvious tone.