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Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write.  Have I checked your 30 page October Writer’s Notebook?  Final day to complete Fiction workshop.  Discuss the Bus Lines competition.  Using one of the three Bus Line prompts, write either a 100 word or fewer Flash Fiction story or a poem of ten words or less.  Click here for the Bus Lines information.  HW:   Continue writing your November Writer’s Notebook. Bus Lines due Friday, 11/21.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a ten minute free write.  Discuss Southern Gothic elements: tyrannical male, old plantation home, superstitions/omens, emotional female, gloomy atmosphere, grotesque.  Discuss stock character of Tennessee Williams’s plays: unstable female, abusive/tyrannical male, alcoholic or drug dependency, sexual issue, overly emotional character, music.  Work on your own or in small groups.  Write a One-Act Play.  Play must include: 2-4 characters, one Tennessee Williams stock character, music, one character speaking in dialect.  HW: Continue writing in November Writer’s Notebook.  One-Act Play due for google workshop 12/1 or 12/2.

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