“Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.” ~Edna St. Vincent Millay

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Discuss the Book Spine poem activity. Discuss Preparing your Manuscript and Scriptwriting format. Brainstorm monologue and intent. HW: Write a one-page monologue about a character who wants someone to understand something, explains something, or wants to incite someone. We will share next class.

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite.

For CW 3,4 students, work on fixing lit mag issues.  See 2.0 document!

Discuss the significance of a Digital Portfolio. CW 2 students will learn how to create a digital portfolio/website using wordpress. CW 3/4 students will pdf two new design spreads, add a piece of writing from this year and accompany it with an author’s statement and add them to their portfolio. HW: We will work on portfolios next class, as well.  Rubric will be used to evaluate various aspects of the portfolio.

English 10 Honors ~ Discuss the powerpoints about Elie Wiesel One(1) and Two(2). Complete the Anticipation Guide writing activity. Begin reading Night. HW: Read the first three chapters and be prepared for a quiz next class.

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