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“We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.” ~Will Rogers

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Have you completed the 2014-2015 Student Form?  Have your parents completed the 2014-2015 Parent Form?  These are due by Monday.  Collect two quotations.  Begin published magazine fundraiser.  Review the Fundraiser expectations and the “Sorry, I’m Not Interested” sheet.  Discuss The Value of Daily Writing and Some Writing Ideas.  Begin discussion on “What Makes a Good Short Story?”  HW–Complete the 2014-2015 Student Form and the 2014-2015 Parent Form.  Magazine sales are due by Friday, Sept. 5.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Have you completed the 2014-2015 Student Form?  Have your parents completed the 2014-2015 Parent Form?  These are due by Monday.  Collect two quotations.  Begin published magazine fundraiser.  Review the Fundraiser expectations and the “Sorry, I’m Not Interested” sheet.  Discuss The Value of Daily Writing and Some Writing Ideas.  Begin discussion on Personal Essay.  Review google docs on Writing the Reader-Friendly Essay.  This document has links to Essay Topics, and E.B. White’s essay, “Death of a Pig.”  HW–Find an essay topic you would like to write about.  What do you want the reader to learn?  Magazine sales are due by Friday, Sept. 5.

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