Va Festival of the Book–First Pages for Teens

Va Festival of the Book–How Publishing Works for Teen Writers

Va Festival of the Book–YA Books for All Ages

Va Festival of the Book–Historic Events Through YA and Children’s Literature

“You are a minute of quiet in a loud day.” ~Gabriel Gadfly

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Discuss the teen panels of Saturday’s Virginia Festival of the Book event.  Discuss the purpose of commercials, time constraints, demographics.  Look at some student examples of commercial scripts.  HW: Write a commercial script (1-2 pages) where you are selling a product to an unlikely buyer.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Return scanned artwork.  Judge remainder of art pieces.  Work on rejection/acceptance letters.  Discuss design ideas.  All music selections will take place during tomorrow evening’s Jam Session.

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