- Begin reading "Marigolds" by Eugenia Collier (SB p. 16)
- Discuss Coming of Age
Tuesday - Writer's Notebook: "What does it mean to 'come of age'? What milestones are met in coming of age stories?"
- Intro Short Story Vocabulary
- Second reading questions for "Marigolds." (HW if not finished)
Wednesday: Writer's Notebook: "Does competition bring out he best or worst in people? Consider the pros and cons of competition. Is it healthy or unhealthy or in-between?"
- Analyze 1st chapter of A Separate Peace
- Discuss "Marigolds" & collect questions, well, answers.
- Read "The Scarlet Ibis"
- Distribute study guide for it.
Friday - Writer's Notebook: "Friday Freewrite!!"
- Quiz over Literary Terms
- Continue "The Scarlet Ibis"