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Honors 11: Ginsberg/Whitman Poetry Response

We first wrapped up our debate/conversation from yesterday before delving into our AP Lit-style response paper on Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road” and one of the other two poems read last night. You were able to work individually or … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Poetry and Christian Symbolism

We picked up where we left off yesterday with “Battle Hymn” and continued working as teams/as a class to explicate/annotate that song/poem and then the other team’s poem. We submitted these after providing a sentence of take-away at the bottom … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Grapes Theme Work cont. + Intro to Poetry Explication

We finished up and presented our small group theme posters. Good job. I hit you with a lot of follow up questions, so well done. Some groups still need to present on Wednesday. I also gave you one of two … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Incident”

I was not there today, but the sub was told to get you into groups to share out what you learned about Countee Cullen and Amiri Baraka (partly using “A Post-Racial Anthology?”) from homework the night before that was to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Emerson and Thoreau + Poetry Explication

We began the day by discussing “On the American Scholar” and debriefing the debate from yesterday. We also took notes on Ralph Waldo Emerson. You were then given a poetry assignment regarding two of Thoreau’s poems titled “My Life Has … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Thoreau and Emerson

We first shared our timelines in super groups and then turned them in to the inbox. After, we refreshed our memories surrounding “Civil Disobedience” by H.D. Thoreau and its ultimate message to readers. We then read his short poem titled … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Poetry, Institutions of Power and Shockley

We finished our impromptu teach the class poetry assignment today. Well done. There were a lot of interesting conversations and ideas happening. I enjoyed your take. First hour was able to begin answering questions regarding certain institutions that seek to … Continue reading

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