“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ~Ray Bradbury
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute Freewrite. Either turn-in (1st and 2nd pd) or share (5th pd) your 5th Day Freewrite. Assign Ray Bradbury books. Discuss Ray Bradbury. More Ray Bradbury. HW: Your Writer’s Eye inspired piece is due next class! Mini-WS Horror story next class. Read the first two chapters of Zen: “How to Climb the Tree of Life, Throw Rocks at Yourself, and Get Down Again Without Breaking Your Bones or Your Spirit a Preface with a Title Not Much Longer than the Book” AND “The Joy of Writing.” Complete the handout that goes along with it and turn it in next class for discussion.
English 10 Honors ~ Begin class with a 10-minute SSR. Take the vocab quiz on sessions 22 and 23. Share your 5th Day Freewrites. HW: Complete the Noun Plurals WS and Noun Possessives WS. Next class we will begin a discussion on Archetypes in literature.