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“Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.” ~Jim Morrison
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Discuss lit mag submission piece due February. 3. Check for completed extended metaphor OR surreal poems. Share one with the class. Discuss the importance of revision (2). Begin revising one of your poems to mini-workshop next class. HW: Revise one poem. Writer’s Notebook due January 31.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Discuss selfies, patrons drive, three lit mag submissions due February 3. Review Bradbury handout 8. Begin downloading InDesign and Photoshop. Discuss Fibonacci sequence and writing Fibonacci poems. HW: Write two Fibonacci poems (6 lines each).
English 10 ~ Collect grammar handouts 65 and 66. Review grammar. Distribute grammar handout 67 Verb Usage. Review TKAM reader responses 4-7. Begin reading and discussion of TKAM chapters 8-10. Discovering a Parent handout. HW: Complete Reader Responses for chs. 8-10, Complete Discovering a Parent and Grammar 67 Verb Usage.