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“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ~Oscar Wilde
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Collect magazine fundraiser and give receipts. Discuss numerous Fiction unit handouts: Things to look for in stories, Fiction Rubric, The Voice You Hear, Episodic Plot/Synopsis of Fiction, Instant Plot/Tri-Dimensional Character, Using Dialogue, Characterization. HW: Work on your Writer’s Notebook.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Collect magazine fundraiser and give receipts. Field Trip forms and payments? Finish “Death of a Pig” by E.B. White. Complete spirit buddy handouts and randomly pick your spirit buddy. Listen to the NPR story of actor Tom Hanks’s iPad typewriter app: Hanx Writer. HW: Personal Essay final draft is due Sept. 9. Work on your writer’s notebook.