Tuesday, November 20th, 2018...9:14 am

November 19 – 26

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  1. Review Poetry Terms
  2. Poetry Group and Class work – Working in discussion groups, students created individual class work assignments following these instructions:
    1. “Ex-Basketball Player” pg 776 , “Those Winter Sundays” pg 256, “The Gift” pg 254, “The Fish” pg 796, “Mending Wall” pg 890
      1. For class work, write down the title and page of each poem, and then write a brief description of the poem.
      2. Write one theme for each poem.
      3. Identify at least four devices the poet used in each poem. For example, John Updike uses personification in the poem “Ex-Basketball Player,” so you should write,
        1. Personification – “Their rubber elbows hanging loose and low” (9).



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