I find it helpful to know that a raven symbolizes death. It makes "The Raven" much easier to understand.
Of course, watching The Simpsons act it out is also very helpful. Poor Homer!
You will have time next Wednesday to complete narrative poems and short stories. I've been reading through some of the drafts and they're really great.
We will visit the Learning Commons on Friday to check out books for the September Book of the Month.