“I have not failed.  I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~Thomas Edison

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write.  Begin workshop.  Offer positives then suggestions on the piece(s) critiqued for homework.  HW: Critique the next group of pieces so you will be ready for workshop next class.

Creative Writing 2-4 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write.  Begin workshop on Theme/Atmosphere pieces.  Offer positives then suggestions on the piece(s) critiqued for homework.  HW: Critique the next group of pieces so you will be ready for workshop next class.

Filmmaking ~ Collect “Where I’m From” templates.  Students must pick from the next four weeks to film his/her “Where I’m From” self-portrait documentary.  Review notes on Orson Welles and begin analysis of Citizen Kane.  HW: When are you filming your self-portrait?

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