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“The marks humans leave are too often scars.” ~John Green

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Distribute fiction workshop copies for everyone. Create a workshop list for critiques. Discuss how to run a workshop. Begin fiction workshop.  Offer positives and suggestions. HW: October Writer’s Notebook due Nov. 1.  Last chance to bring in candy or a comPOEnent for notebook pages. Read assigned workshop pieces.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Remind students that ghoulie gram sales begin Tuesday. Those with first lunch must come to Ms. Wood to pick up materials. Those with last lunch must return materials to Ms. Wood. Writing workshop. Have a student from 1st and 5th tally and lead workshop. HW: Read and critique the next set of workshop pieces. October Writer’s Notebook due Nov. 1.  Last chance to bring in candy or a comPOEnent for notebook pages.

English 10 Honors ~ Begin class with a 10-minute Silent Sustained Reading. Students must be silent and reading! Collect completed Archetypes essays. These must be typed and printed. I will NOT accept essays shared with me. If the essay is not in by class time, it is considered late. Begin Shakespeare discussion.  Students may make a copy of the Shakespeare handout and complete it as the google slides are discussed. Review the following google slides: Shakespeare’s Personal Life, Shakespeare’s London, The Globe Theater. Students will review the labeled areas of the Globe Theater. As a class, review the pre-Othello notes which relate to the Moors and roles of men and women during the time of Othello. Each student must write a response to the three questions at the end of the handout and turn them in next class for a grade and further discussion. HW: Complete the pre-Othello questions at the end of the handout, review the google slides for a quiz next class.

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