students read and analyzed Hughes’ poems (pages 926-932), Cullen’s poem (938) and Stevens’ poems (794-795).
–Homework–complete the reading of the poetry, do a TPCASTT for both of Stevens’ poems—Complete a handwritten essay over the following prompt:
The poets we have read and discussed in class focus on themes of racial identity, pride, perseverance, and hope. Write an essay addressing at least two of the four themes you found in the poems you have read. Of the six poets, choose three to write about (each poet has multiple poems that will need to be utilized). You must include a works cited page and in-text citations.
Students read and discussed 3 poets: Pound, Williams, and Cummings (727, 732, 733, 734, 772, 773– textbook)
–Homework– USA test prep, complete TPCASTT for last Cummings poem.
IF YOU WERE ABSENT, YOU ARE TO COMPLETE TPCASTTs FOR ALL POEMS
students continued to work on their thesis, intro, and conclusion for the prompt last week.
–Homework– USA test prep, complete full handwritten essay with two body paragraphs. If you did not get approval for thesis, intro, or conclusion, YOU MUST get it before moving to your final essay. (DUE Thursday at beginning of class)