Quickwrite: Have you ever lost someone close to you? What impact might it have on a young person to lose someone dear to him or her? If a person reacts to grief or loss with physical violence (for example, punching a wall or throwing a chair), what might this reaction say about the person or the person's emotions?
Discuss symbolism activity from yesterday (wedding band, bald eagle, and Holden's hat)
Review business letter format
HW: Persuasive letters due tomorrow--please print two copies and bring rough draft(s).