Day 141 - April 29

Today, we

    1. Learned about Gunston's FOOD FILLED viewing party for the finals of the National Poetry Out Competition. April 29, in the Library at 7 p.m.

     2. Checked in our current reading.

    3. Selected a book group.   Suggestions  Suggestions   Suggestions

     4. Finished 1523.

    5.Began work on 1524 -- the Open Form Poem                                                                           to be entered into the Moving Words Competition.  Past Winners

Homework

  • Read at least five minutes and up to an hour a day every day. You are in training.
  • 1523 is due Thursday. Opened a google doc and shared it with the teacher. 1523 is a poem with the following elements: 8 lines, rhymed ABAB CDCD, eight syllables each line, one simile, one metaphor, one onomatopoeia, and a title.