“You think killing people will make them like you, but it doesn’t. It just makes them dead.” ~Voldemort, HP.
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Distribute fiction workshop pieces. Compile fiction workshop assignments using the chart. Review workshop etiquette. Begin fiction workshop: offer positives and suggestions for improvement both written as well as vocally. HW: Read and critique group #1 pieces.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Assign workshop groups. Use the Mini-WS Gothic Fiction self-assessment to critique your own work and mini-ws participation. Use the Mini-WS Peer critique rubric to assess your peers’ writing. Read each piece and offer positives and suggestions for improvement both written as well as vocally. HW: Read the Poe pieces and complete WS: “The City in the Sea,”A Dream Within a Dream,” “Eldorado,” “Alone.” Make revisions to your gothic fiction piece. Print and bring the changes to your group next class to verify changes have been made. This needs to be a polished piece you may want to include in your digital portfolio.