“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?”~Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Discuss Virginia Festival of the Book writing contest. Sensory Detail. Read the poem samples and discuss the sensory images. Complete the sensory detail worksheet by providing one example of each. HW: December Writer’s Notebook due Monday, January 11.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Discuss Virginia Festival of the Book writing contest. Continuing discussion on ballad, meter and scansion. Read and discuss the Blank Verse and meter handout. Read and discuss the Meter and Stress handout. With a partner, complete the Meter and Stress worksheet. HW: December Writer’s Notebooks are due Monday, January 11. Visual Journaling next class.