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Today we examined thinking strategies around experiencing poetry. I modeled some ideas using "Grass" as an example. Next, we listened to Yeats reading "A Second Coming." It took a bit of time for some of us to settle, but I was very satisfied with the quaility of the ideas that came out in the end.
Tomorrow we will finish those few intro poems and then look at the influence of connotation in our reading.
I forgot to post Friday, here is a shot of the notes you wrote: