Creative Writing

Welcome to Creative Writing!
To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music the words make. ~ Truman Capote
Creative Writing Class Overview.doc

DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 12/3  Finish and begin assembling Tabloids Finish plays
Tues. 12/4 Finish Newspapers None
 Wed. 12/5 Gallery Walk of newspapers
None
 Thur. 12/6 "The Box" None
 Fri.12/7 No School for students
None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/26  Finish Plays Finish plays
Tues. 11/27 Perform plays for extra credit
Intro Tabloid newspaper
None
 Wed. 11/28 Tabloid newspaper
None
 Thur. 11/29 Tabloid newspaper
None
 Fri.11/30 Tabloid newspaper
None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/19  One Act play Memoir
Tues. 11/20 Format play None
 Wed. 11/21 Hot Cocoa Day
Finish play
Bring props for performances
 Thur. 11/22 Happy Thanksgiving
None
 Fri.11/23 No School None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/12  No School Thank you Vets
Tues. 11/13 Workshop None
 Wed. 11/14 Finish Memoir/ turn in
None
 Thur. 11/15 Watch One Act play
None
 Fri.11/16 Group one act play None


 DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 11/5  Illustrated Life Line  None
Tues. 11/6  Workshop None
 Wed. 11/7  Illustrated Life Line
None
 Thur. 11/8 Worksop
None
 Fri.11/9 Memoir
None


 DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 10/29  Verb/Tense agreement  None
Tues. 10/30   Voice - exercise None
 Wed. 10/31  Scary Story read around
None
 Thur. 11/1 College essay
None
 Fri.11/2 Finish college essay None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 10/22 Scary Stories due
Children's book childrens book.pdf
Children's book req.docx
None
Tues. 10/23 Brainstorm story ideas None
 Wed. 10/24 Work on children's book None
 Thur. 10/25 Work on children's book Finish story - 
 Fri. 10/26  No school, conferences. Finish story -


 DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 10/8  Harris Burdick story due - at end of period  None
Tues. 10/9   Workshop Harris Burdick #2 None
 Wed. 10/10  Scary Story archetype/Hero's journey archetype
None
 Thur. 10/11   Workshop Harris Burdick #2
 None
 Fri.10/12 Scary Hero's journey None
DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/24 Library time to finish thriller/suspense story  Finish story
Tues. 9/25 Workshop Harris Burdick stories None
 Wed. 9/26 Missed messages  None
 Thur. 9/27 Workshop thriller/suspense  None
 Fri. 9/28 I believe...  None


 DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/17  Dialog story due - revisions  if necessary  None
Tues. 9/18  Writing to Harris Burdick Finish H B story for Thursday
 Wed. 9/19  Read author response to Harris Burdick
 Finish H B story for Thursday
 Thur. 9/20  Harris Burdick story due
Mystery suspense short story.  Time to Write a Mystery.docx  Mystery ,Suspense, Thriller.ppt
 None
 Fri. 9/21 Library to type mystery suspense thriller  Work on story if need be.


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/3 Finish Dog Talk
Details in writing - sentences
 None
Tues. 9/4 Showing - not telling None
 Wed. 9/5 Name the characters
Discuss conflict
 None
 Thur. 9/6 Group short story - in class  None
 Fri. 9/7  Finish story - choose best in group
share.
 None


 DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 9/3  Labor Day/No School  None
Tues. 9/4  No School  None
 Wed. 9/5   2 hour Late start for 10-12
 "Where I'm From"
 None
 Thur. 9/6  Finish Opener
Syllabus - nuts and bolts 
Share poem.
Survey
 Finish Survey
 Fri. 9/7 Survey due
Share
Dog Talk
 None






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