We finished up our three poems today, one by William Carlos Williams and another by Langston Hughes, again practicing paraphrase and discussing the three tools of the poet. After this, students completed their first assignment in Google Classroom — find a poem in one of the books provided, type it up, and write a short response.
This class will be an opportunity for you to express yourself creatively through writing. You will get a chance to try many different genres of writing and practice the writing process. You will get to help others improve their writing, and the favor will be returned to you with your own writing. By the end of the class, you will develop a portfolio of your best, most polished work.