B-Day "The Barred Owl" and "The History Teacher" Deconstruct prompt; analyze poem; write thesis; contruct outline.
Examine Essays: Evaluate; list strengths; suggest improvements.
Friday, October 9th--No school for good students.
Monday, October 12th--TEST on two poems. Students will construct and write an essay.
Introduce "A Conversation with My Father" (come ready to try a new form of annotation), "Indian Camp" and Metamorphosis by Frans Kafka