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.4/15 Poetry - Pantoum
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Tues. 4/16 Group poem
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 Wed. 4/17 List poem
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Thur. 4/18 Water color poem None
 Fri. 4/19 Type poems in library

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DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon.4/8 Lit devices grid
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Tues. 4/9 Ballad None
 Wed. 4/10 Emulation
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Thur. 4/11 Sestina None
 Fri. 4/12 Group poem

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DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon.3/25 Crossword puzzle story
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Tues. 3/26 Workshop None
 Wed. 3/27 Character analysis prompt
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Thur. 3/28 Workshop
Conferences 5:00 - 8:00
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 Fri.3/29 No School - Spring Break
Morning Conferences


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DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon.3/18 Type suspense story None
Tues. 3/19 Workshop None
 Wed. 3/20 Type suspense story
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Thur. 3/21 Workshop
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 Fri.3/22 Crossword puzzle story None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon.3/4 Revenge Story due None
Tues. 3/5 Workshop None
 Wed. 3/6 Dialog story None
Thur. 3/7 Dialog story None
 Fri.3/8 Workshop None

DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/25 Archetypes
Plot/character
Pursuit story
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Tues. 2/26 Choose best short story from the group - share aloud
Begin writing pursuit story
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 Wed. 2/27 Pursuit story None
Thur. 2/28 Pursuit Story
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 Fri.3/1 Finish Pursuit story due at end of period None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/18 President's Day No School None
Tues. 2/19 Group Short Story None
 Wed. 2/20 Choose best short story from the group - share aloud None
Thur. 2/21 Harris Burdick picture prompt for Short Story
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 Fri.2/22 Type short story None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/11 Snow Day - No School None
Tues. 2/12 Snow Day - No School None
 Wed. 2/13 Snow Day - No School
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 Thur. 2/14 Name your character
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DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 2/4  Class Overview
"Where I'm From"
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Tues. 2/5 Finish and Share "Where I'm From"
Begin Survey
Finish Survey for Friday
 Wed. 2/6 Draw a dog Finish Survey for Friday
Thur. 2/7 Finish Dog and Details in Sentences Finish Survey for Friday
 Fri.2/8 Survey due
Show, not Tell

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