Week 4: American Perspectives Through Poetry

Welcome to week four! We will continue working with poetry this week, with a focus on different perspectives on America and the American Dream. Please see below for a brief schedule of our week together:

Monday, September 7No school – Have a great Labor Day!
Tuesday. September 8Discussion: How is the American Dream different for different populations?
Compare and Contrast: “I, Too,” by Langston Hughes and “I, Too, Sing America,” by Julia Alvarez
Assignment: poetry comparison
Wednesday, September 9Please note that Wednesdays are reserved for independent work time, tutoring, and small group learning.
Click here to sign up for a check-in and/or tutoring session with Ms. Antonacci!
Thursday, September 10Pre-course Assessment
Friday, September 11Figurative Language Review
“Ellis Island,” Joseph Bruchac
“Sonnet: The Ladies’ Home Journal,” Sandra Gilbert (download below!)
Assignment: TSPFASTT Poetry Analysis (download below!)

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