Monday, August 30, 2010

Thursday, August 26

Question: What is a poet’s job?
                             poetry is story telling in fancy words
View Casey at Bat cartoon. What are the elements of a story?
  • Beginning
  • Middle
  • End.
Some poems have a story to them and some poems can create a feeling of suspense.
Read Casey at Bat in the freshman book. Pg. 36 through 38.
Do a reader response journal for this poem.
Ask students to describe how the author gives a sense of suspense in the summary section of their journals.

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