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. 6/10 Multigenre essay None
Tues. 6/11 Multigenre essay due None
 Wed. 6/12 Farewell to seniors sendoff None
 Thur. 6/13 I Believe
I Believe
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 Fri. 6/14 I Believe due
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DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 5/27 NO SCHOOL
Testing Schedule this week
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Tues. 5/28 Periods 1, 3, 5
No class
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 Wed. 5/29 Fib poem None
 Thur. 5/30 Periods 2, 4, 6
Newspaper
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 Fri. 5/31 Newspaper
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DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 5/20 Memoir
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Tues. 5/21 Memoir
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 Wed. 5/22 Finish memoir
Begin Newspaper SENSATIONALISM NEWSPAPER.docx
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 Thur. 5/23 Newspaper None
 Fri. 5/24 Newspaper None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 5/13 Personal TImeline None
Tues. 5/14 Finish Timeline None
 Wed. 5/15 Begin memoir
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 Thur. 5/16 Memoir None
 Fri. 5/17 Memoir None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 5/6 Type Play None
Tues. 5/7 Finish Typing Play None
 Wed. 5/8 Meet with groups to practice performance
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 Thur. 5/9 Perform play for extra credit None
 Fri. 5/10 Begin Newspaper project. None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 4/29 Begin 1 act play with group None
Tues. 4/30 1 act play  mystery checklist None
 Wed. 5/1 1 act play rough draft None
 Thur. 5/2 Type in proper play format None
 Fri. 5/3 Finish 1 act play - perform for extra credit next week. None


DATE IN CLASS LESSON  HOMEWORK
 Mon. 4/22 Type poems None
Tues. 4/23 Water color poem None
 Wed. 4/24 Work day None
 Thur. 4/25 Finalize poetry submission None
 Fri. 4/26 Turn in choice poem for publication. None


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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