Go to Classroom and pick up “Los Angeles Notebook”. Today you will be reading and annotating this piece with a focus on diction. Think about what the author wanted to accomplish and how she chose her words with that goal in mind.
Also attached to today’s post in Classroom, you will find the 9-point rubric. Using this, we will score the essays in the white book. Remember, the focus is on diction and what careful choices the author made.
For tomorrow- Read “School Lunches” in Bird by Bird. Choose passage that demonstrates excellent word choice. Be ready to defend your choice.