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“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” ~C.S. Lewis
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Multiple Perspectives viewing the same event. How to write in first person and STILL be descriptive and use figurative language. Read the example, “Closure.” HW: Complete your three perspectives piece. Make each character’s voice distinctly unique. Don’t forget, your 30 page Writer’s Notebook is due September 30.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Last call for the VHSL Media Championships trip. Watch the Biography DVD on the life of Edgar Allan Poe. Write two unique things about him you learned from the presentation. Remainder of class time work on your gothic fiction piece. The gothic fiction piece is due on Tuesday, September 29. HW: Read “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” and complete the worksheet.