“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~Dr. Seuss

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Begin watching the documentary Living Dolls. Discuss how editing portrays the characters.  Do you think this is realistic?  Do you think the interview subjects are being stereotyped or purposely shown in a negative way?  HW: Reminder, we will mini-workshop your Non-Fiction Fear stories next class.

Creative Writing 2-4 ~ Review True Grit Lesson Seven.  Distribute True Grit Lesson Eight.  Discussion to the end of the book.  Has Rooster redeemed himself in Mattie’s eyes?  Post Lit Mag flyers around the building.  Write patron thank you notes and deliver to patrons.  Collect Western themed ballads.  HW: Complete True Grit Lesson Eight.

Filmmaking ~ There has been a small editing extension.  Now, ALL student films MUST BE completed by Thursday, May 15.  No exceptions!  Seniors, your films must be done by tomorrow, May 13.

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