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Monday, October 5, 2015

Objective: Students will be able to identify some of Tim O’Brien’s craft moves and discuss their impact on the reader.

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Lesson Plan



How we love
to have the last word
somehow we think
to the final word
puts “me above you.”

quite the opposite
is true.

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Summing up my contribution to the week

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