Wednesday, October 7th

English 421:

  • Silent reading.
  • More introduction to poetry.  This slideshow can now be viewed on the English 421 site.
  • Reminder: Students should be reading at home.  You also need to register for a turnitin.com account and submit your short story.
  • Coming up: Look for a favourite children’s book to bring in and share as practice for you poetry recitation.  On that note – find a poem you would like to recite to the class.

English 431:

  • Silent reading.
  • Reading response: Write a PPE formatted paragraph (point, proof, explanation) about a character from your novel.  Focus on the character’s qualities/traits.
  • Character creation – create a monster/character, and develop a profile for it (name, favourite food, favourite song & why, greatest fear & why, where they are from, and a unqiue & descriptive quality).

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