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“Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.” ~Aesop
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Check for completed Trusting Words and Sensory Imagery poem. Share one of the poems with the class. Discuss lit mag submissions and elective choices. Begin metaphor poems. Discuss Martian poem. Discuss Metaphors as Symbols. Complete and discuss Metaphor worksheet. Discuss Plath’s Metaphors. HW: Write an Extended Metaphor poem. Writer’s Notebook. 5th Day Freewrite due January 17 (4th oral, 6th written).
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Discuss submissions and Patron drive. Stuff teacher envelopes and post flyers. HW: Writer’s Notebook. 5th Day Freewrite due January 13 (1st oral, 5th written) January 17 (2nd oral).
English 10 Honors ~ Discuss chapters 1-3 of To Kill a Mockingbird using the Reader Responses as a guide. HW: 5th Day Freewrite oral (Childhood Fear story) January 13. Vocab 32 Test January 13.