eb white

Author, and GREAT essayist, E.B. White died on this day in 1985.

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“Some people wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~Michael Jordan

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10 minute free write.  We will read about Events in Stories using an example from Jamaica Kincaid’s novel, Annie John.  Discuss elements of plot and building tension with suspense.  Then, we will read and discuss Details in Stories.  What is revealed about characters through these details as evidenced in Ernie Pyle’s Brave Men.  HW: Writer’s notebooks.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10 minute free write.  Using the 5-point system for the Personal Narrative Essay Rubric, we will also be using google share to leave comments through our google workshop.  We will be reading and workshopping our “What It’s Like to…” essays.  Leave productive, relevant comments.  HW: Writer’s notebooks.

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