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“Sometimes it’s good to be scared. It means you still have something to lose.” ~Grey’s Anatomy

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Complete the Guided Imagery assignment.  Use the time to focus on the questions and responses. When you have gone through the list twice, then begin writing your story inspired by this activity. HW: Work on 5th Day free write.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write.  Discuss Lovecraft and parts 2 and 3 of “The Call of Cthulhu.” The Monster and Horror Atmosphere. In-class creation of a monster checklist: What are its origins? Good or Evil? Strengths? Weaknesses? Tragic Flaws?…HW: Work on 5th Day free write.  Get permission slip signed for the October 6 VHSL Championship. Love your monster: complete characterization and sketch.

English 10 Honors ~ Begin class with a 10-minute Silent Sustained Reading. Complete Illuminate assessment using your laptop. Turn in the handouts on Irony and Map It for “The Piece of String.” Complete quiz on Point of View. Discuss “The Piece of String.” Discuss Character. Discuss the writer Amy Tan. Begin reading her short story “Two Kinds.” HW: Read “Two Kinds” and complete the Character worksheet. Work on Session 20 vocabulary and your next 5th Day free write.

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