learning goal: take to a new, deeper level the understanding that the first example I find is not necessarily the most illustrative, meaningful or memorable

Following the model* presented by Mr. Brown with lines 1-200, small groups prepare their assigned two-hundred-line section of the first week’s reading.

*specific lines that show

(a) significant developments of plot, character or theme

(b) evidence of Heaney’s ideas from his introduction

(c) especially memorable sounds or imagery

(Second week’s reading goal: lines 1062-2200)