“I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Again, we will review Spoken Word poetry and watch a few more examples. We will begin writing our first draft in class. HW: First written draft is due next class.
Creative Writing 2-4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Distribute True Grit and the following handouts: Lesson One, U.S. Marshals, The Shadow of the Civil War, Pride & Prejudice, Introduction, Other Works, About the Author. Read and discuss About the Author. Finish Spoken Word poetry discussion. HW: Read pages 9-11 and True Grit Lesson One due next class. Spoken Word poem draft 1 due next class.
Filmmaking ~ Continue editing your Spring film projects. First, work on trimming clips.