Reminder:  The mock provincial exam will begin at 2:30 on Friday in our classroom.  Make sure you eat something before or bring something with you.  


Homework:  Write a persuasive paragraph of approximately 150 words on the following topic:   

Discuss the attitude of the speaker towards her father in the poem, “As in the Beginning” by Mary di Michele.

Paragraph Checklist:

  • Hook statement
  • Topic sentence that also refers to the title of the poem and the poet’s name
  • Quotations for evidence, with line references
  • Persuasive Language ex: furthermore, therefore, moreover, ultimately, etc…
  • Reference to Terms ex: simile, metaphor, personification, allusion, etc…

Continue working on your self-paced novel study on In the Heat of the Night.  If you have not completed the novel, aim to have it finished by Sunday, at the latest.