“I guess if you don’t jump you’ll never know if you can fly.” ~Miranda Lambert
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Read and discuss the essay, “Who Are Those Guys?” Vintage photograph activity. Pick a photo. Use the Tri-Dimensional Character handout to interview your character. Now you should have the idea for a plot. Use the Instant Plot Outline handout to create the framework for your fiction plot. Write a story using a “vintage” character. Remember, this character does not have to be set back in time. HW: If you’re liking your story, keep working on it! Keep writing in your writer’s notebook.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a ten-minute free write. Complete the google doc for Lit Mag staff. Begin discussion and activities on the fiction element: Characterization. Read and discuss handout Characterization234 and Direct_vs_Indirect. HW: Complete characterization activities. Be prepared to share and discuss your scenarios next class. Personal Essays are due on the 9th. Keep writing in your writer’s notebook.