Write a poetry journal response (100-300 words) for "The Boy Died in My Alley," remembering to discuss a particular line or part of the poem, and to reflect on the poem both emotionally and as a reader (hint: use sentence starters from both "Engagement" and "Metacognition" sides of handout)
Begin brainstorming or drafting "Neighborhood" poem for Friday
- Must convey a clear emotion (fear, regret, happiness, frustration, anger, sadness, pride, etc.)
- Must include one of the rhetorical devices we saw in "The Boy Died in My Alley"
- unusual capitalization