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“There is no such thing as magic!” ~Uncle Vernon

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Return any graded work. Check for progress on Major Life Event story. Share your plot. Begin Fractured Fairy Tales discussion.  Discuss How-to write fairy tales. Read examples of Fractured Fairy Tales. Discuss Fractured Fairy Tales. HW: Write your own Fractured Fairy Tale.  What tale, legend, myth will you write about? How do you plan to “fracture” it? Writer’s Notebook.  5th Day Freewrite due Weds. October 19. (Pd 4 oral, Pd 6 written).

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Collect completed Writer’s Eye pieces. Review Editor applications and expectations for lit mag editors. Review Ray Bradbury google slide and youtube information. Review Bradbury Handout One. Mini-WS your horror stories in assigned groups. HW: Complete Bradbury Handout Two. Writer’s Notebook. 5th day freewrite due Oct 18 Red Day (1st, oral, 5th written) and Oct 19 Blue Day (2nd oral).

English 10 Honors ~  Review Noun Plurals worksheets. Begin discussion on Archetypes in literature. Complete the Archetypes handout using Cinderella stories from around the world and Archetypes Chart. If time allows, begin Archetypes in film. HW: Complete Identifying Pronouns and Pronouns and Antecents handouts. Vocab 24 & 25 and 5th day Freewrite written due October 18.


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