Found Poem credit: articlewriterproofreader.blogspot.com
“I ain’t afraid to love a man. I ain’t afraid to shoot him either.” ~Annie Oakley
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write. Continue cutting words out of magazines to create a word bank. Put your words in some kind of order that makes a coherent message. Glue the words to colored paper. HW: Be prepared to show and share your found poem. Writer’s Notebook, 30 pages, is due Sept. 30.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write. Check that you have begun your personal narrative essay, “What It’s Like to…” In small groups, share ideas and offer suggestions. Which direction is your essay going? Spend the remainder of class time writing your “What It’s Like to…” essay. You may use the J-lab computers. HW: “What It’s Like to…draft is due next class. Writer’s Notebook, 30 pages, is due Sept. 30.