image credit: maguiresmovies.blogspot.com
“It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it?” ~Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Check for completed personal letters. Begin screenplay unit. Discuss proper screenplay format. Share and review the sheet on common film shots. Read the opening of Jeff Nichols’s screenplay for Mud. Watch the opening of the film Mud. Read the opening of Robert Duvall’s screenplay for The Apostle. Watch the opening of the film The Apostle. What similarities do you notice between the two screenplays? What differences do you notice? HW: Writer’s Notebook is due May 2.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Get in your One-Act play groups. This is the final day to work together on revising/improving your script. Complete STEP FOUR of the One-Act play. Next class, we will perform the play in front of your peers. HW: Writer’s Notebook is due May 2.