“A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.” ~Theodore Roosevelt
Creative Writing 1~Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Review lessons of the week before exams. Finish the film, Finding Forrester. Discuss the role of writer, reader, inspiration, and life-experience.
Creative Writing 2-4~Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Review lessons of the week before exams. Reminder: All CW 2-4 students MUST submit THREE pieces of writing for the literary/art magazine. Deadline for CW 2-4 students is January 17. NO EXTENSIONS!!! Begin discussion of publication terminology. Identify the parts of the page including gutter, folio, bleed, column, pulled quote…Watch Chip Kidd’s video and discuss the role of visuals to impress upon the story.
Filmmaking~Finish your self-portrait documentary. We must quicktime compress the film and then burn it to a dvd. We will begin evaluating classmates’ films this week!