“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it!” ~Jonathan Winters

Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Writer’s Notebooks are due! Check for completed Non-Verbal script. Share Non-Verbal scripts. In class, work with a partner to create a small script based on a miscommunication or misunderstanding. HW: Complete the partner script. 5th Day Oral Freewrite is next class!

Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Writer’s Notebooks are due! Complete your Author’s Statement sheet. Write your website across the very top and use the back to list all documents you added to your digital portfolio. Begin poetry of Pablo Neruda. Discuss Neruda and the Spanish Civil War. With a partner, begin the protest poem discussion “I’m Explaining a Few things” and analyze it. Begin writing your own protest poem using the guide to help you.  HW: Finish your protest poem to share on Friday. 5th Day Oral Freewrite is next class!

English 10 Honors ~ Discuss proper comma usage and complete worksheets 122 and 123. Quiz on Night chapters 7, 8, and 9. Begin “This I Believe” personal essay assignment. Read along to Weisel’s “This I Believe.” Spend some time brainstorming something you feel strongly about. Create your own “This I Believe” personal essay response. HW: “This I Believe” essay is due Friday. Vocab 39 and 5th Day Oral Freewrite are due next class.

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