“The only difference between a rut and a grave…is in their dimensions.” ~Ellen Glasgow
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Discuss situations where you physically weren’t able or allowed to talk. Read the non-verbal One-Act “The Stronger.” Discussion on who is the stronger? Begin writing a short, One-Act script that includes a character who doesn’t speak. Remember to convey emotions through body language. HW: Write your Non-Verbal script.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Discuss Author Statements which must include: brief summary of the piece, inspiration for it, strengths, things to change. Break into small groups and workshop, offer feedback for elements, spelling, and grammar. HW: Make sure your author’s statement is updated and you have finalized all elements for your digital portfolio/author’s website.
English 10 Honors ~ Quiz on Chapters 5 and 6 of Night. Return a ton of graded work. Review chapters 5 and 6. Read chapters 7, 8, and 9. Essentially, finish the book. HW: Review chapters 7, 8, and 9 for a quiz next class.