Ms. C. Underhill

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Posted: May 26, 2016

Today students spent the first 20 minutes of class reading silently. I then had students copy notes on William Carlos Williams author of The Red Wheelbarrow and This is Just to Say. We then read aloud and discussed the poems found on page 233 of the text.  I assigned the comprehension questions for homework.  The notes on the author and the questions handout is attached.

Posted: May 26, 2016

Students spent the class working on their Music as Poetry Assignment. We will hear presentations on Monday.

Posted: May 25, 2016

Today I began the class by handing back the final test from Brothers and Strangers.  Students spent the remainder of the class working on their Music as Poetry Assignment.

Posted: May 25, 2016

Today students spent the first 5 minutes completing a Quick Write which was later shared with another student. I then had students copy notes on Alden Nowlan author of I’ Icarus. We then read aloud and discussed the poem found on page 40 of the text.  I assigned the comprehension questions for homework.  The notes on the author and the questions handout is attached.

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Posted: May 24, 2016

Students spent the first 20 minutes of class reading silently. Students spent the remainder of the class working on their poetic analysis of The Charge of the Light Brigade. This is due for homework.

Posted: May 24, 2016

Students spent the entire class working on their Music as Poetry Assignment.

Posted: May 17, 2016

Today students spent the first 5 minutes completing a Quick Write which was later shared with another student. We then corrected the homework from the poem Housewife. I also had students copy notes on Emily Dickinson author of Autumn and Apparently With No Surprise. We then read aloud and discussed both poems. I assigned the comprehension questions for homework.  The notes on the author and the questions handout is attached.

Posted: May 17, 2016

Today we began the class by discussing the questions from chapters 22 and 23 from Brothers and Strangers.  Students spent the remainder of the class working on their Bio Poem.  Tomorrow you will write your final test on Brothers and Strangers.

Posted: May 16, 2016

Today students spent the first 20 minutes of class reading silently.   We then corrected the homework from the poem I am a Rock. I also had students copy notes on Helen Porter author of Housewife. We then read aloud and discussed the poem. I assigned the comprehension questions for homework.  The notes on the author and the questions handout is attached.

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Posted: May 11, 2016

Students spent the first 20 minutes of class reading silently. We then corrected the homework from the poems Flower in the Crannied Wall and The Silver Swan Who Living Had No Note. I also had students copy notes on Paul Simon, author I am a Rock. We then read aloud and discussed I am a Rock.  I assigned the comprehension questions for homework.  The notes on the author and the questions handout is attached.

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