- We handed in our "A Rose for Emily" packet.
- I read "One Art" on page 11, and we talked about how it was a villanelle, but that it plays with the form a bit.
- We looked back at "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" and discussed how it was a villanelle.
- I read page 12, which gave some background on what a villanelle is.
- I read two other examples, Hunter's and mine.
- Now YOU are going to write a villanelle for THURSDAY, April 2nd.
- We heard from each group about its death sentence for the four poems we've read thus far.
- I explained what the Socratic Fishbowl will look like tomorrow (explanation on page 33).
- I talked about the importance of doing a very close, exhaustive reading of the poem, and annotating fiercely, on the page itself, and in your notes.
- We had twenty minutes to read and annotate Robert Frost's "Out, Out--" on page 34. I did stop people about five minutes into the worktime so I could see if everyone was on track. People shared annotations they'd made thus far as examples.
- We played Jeopardy with the terms. We played in our philosophy groups. To say that this class is competitive does not even begin to approach the competitiveness I witnessed today.
- Read "The Death of the Moth" on pages 35-6.
- Answer the RJ questions.
- I explained what to do when you finish reading a book (where to find your book review questions, how to type the review, etc.).
- We read for about seventy minutes.
- I handed out the permission slips.
- We voted to decide the front cover--it's posted in the Earthbook Corner, for your persusal.
- Amanda proofed the publicity posters; I'll print them off after school.
- Layout decided the font for each of the seven sections.
- We read and selected, then sorted into categories.