“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one can ever become a master.” ~Ernest Hemingway

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Announcements.  Share completed cinquain poems.  Discuss the Pantoum form.  Discuss history, examples, and create your own pantoum.  HW: Write a Pantoum poem.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Distribute patron forms and discuss patron drive which is due on March 11. Return graded ballads and share. Listen to a few popular music ballads including Gordon Lightfoot’s “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard singing “Pancho and Lefty,” and George Jones’s popular ballad, “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” 

 

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