ACTIVITY 1 — THE AUTHOR'S INTENT
The following short poem by George Herbert is an interesting
one to play with. I've purposely deleted seven words.
Read the poem and see what predictions you want to make.
What language cues were you using as you guide your insertions?
Were there any items you couldn't fill in? What strategies
did you use to fill in the deleted words?
What insights into the poem did this activity afford
What questions did this activity raise for you as a reader,
Activity 2: Exoloring Possible Meaning