Share your notes in a small group for about 5 minutes.
After you share with your group, watch this video as a class on the screen up front:
After watching this, discuss what stands out to you in this poem. Which words did you notice and why?
Now let's look at some other poems about body parts/bodies.
Use the handouts I made of the following poems to silently read and make margin notes, underline words that jump out to you, etc.
Answer these 4 questions about each in your journal:
Time to Write
Using your pre-writing as inspiration and fodder, draft a poem inspired by the body. It can be your body or not, as long as you are being respectful. No body shaming or otherwise hurtful poems allowed.
Study for the Greek Vocabulary Test 4 is on Day 61
Finish your poem
Prepare for the Poetry Term Quiz
In addition to the printed checklist:
Finish your Research Paper and have it printed out for next time.
THE POOL PLAYERS. SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL. We real cool. We Left school. We Lurk late. We Strike straight. We Sing sin. We Thin gin. We Jazz June. We Die soon.
Create a new file and copy your outline into it. Fix the formatting so it follows MLA format for research papers.
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