April 26


  1. Poetry Response (Turnitin.com)


  1. Discuss poems.
  2. Discuss “The Street” and sample essays
  3. Last Timed Write!
    1. Stop at 20 minutes and discuss how far we got in that amount of time (DECA people still need to make up this half timed write)
    2. Strategies for test taking
    3. Discuss the poem and what we were writing


  1. Write six ‘generic’ thesis statements (one for each novel / play we read this year). You need to have them printed out next class, as we will use them / edit them with a variety of prompts.
  2. Also bring EACH MWDS, either as a hard copy or on a device you’ll be able to access during class.