1. Warming up: Small group color coding of "A Whippoorwill in the Woods"
- Round 1: What imagery and diction grabs your attention?
- Round 2: What extended metaphor is emerging? What two things are being compared, and what do they specifically have in common? Which images contribute to the extended metaphor and how?
- Round 3: Are there any shifts/movements in the poem? How so?
- Round 4: What sound devices do you notice throughout the poem?
- Round 5: What kinds of patterns are you starting to notice among the sound devices?
- Round 6: Try to draw together some of the imagery, the extended metaphor and the sound devices to develop a statement about the poem's larger meanings.
2. Trying out the multiple choice questions individually
3. Debriefing the answers as a class
1. Follow the East of Eden reading schedule for tomorrow (the Socratic questions are the reading ticket).
2. Acquire your independent reading novel.