4 (1/2 day) Introduction toCreative Writing, Ms. Brown, & Mr. Cantu
Write one solid paragraph explaining why you are taking this class. Hi-light important sentence/phrases. Turn in.
Word Cloud & Discussion
Interview one another in a group of two or three (depending on how many at table) by answering QUESTIONS
Introduce the person to your left.
Read SHIHAB NYE CHAPTER
Assign Computers and SET UP H:
Mini-lesson: CONCRETE DETAIL & IMAGERY
Select 3 of these 5 objects: flowers, house, guy, car, store. Make each more concrete & develop w/ imagery. You should have a total of 3 writes, 70-100 words each when finished. Save in CW, Poetry, Assigned Write folder
Revise yesterday's writes to include more of the specific senses. Hi-light. Read aloud, turn in.
WRITING PROCESS DIAGRAM
Glue-Ins: TOP 10 LISTS & GENERATING IDEAS
WHERE DOES WRITING HIDE: Make list, then expand one idea
Glue-In:3 QUOTES What do they have in common?
Assigned Write:GOAL SETTING
Assigned Write: WRITING TOWARDS HOME
Nature Walk: During our walk, write down observations based on as many of the senses as you can include.
Read around, sharing one example from imagery write
Glue-In: WHATS IN MY JOURNAL
Begin READING ASSIGNMENT
Continue Reading Assignment
3 Independent Writes Due
Glue-Ins: FLUENCY & STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS WRITING & GOLDBERGS RULES
Read CHAPTER 1 FROM WILD MINDS
Notebook Write: List physically straining activities & experiences with extreme weather & write about one
Mini Lesson:JUXTOPOSITION & OXYMORON
Glue In: A PERFECT JUXTOPOSITION
Draft a poem using Juxtaposition/oxymoron (rough draft #1)
Mini-lesson & Craft Exercise: REPETITION & ANAPHORA
Glue In: Read and Discuss"ETHOPIA" by Kate Daniels. Complete included invitation. Save it in H: under Poetry Rough Drafts (rough draft #2)
Read and discuss "THE VICTIMS" by Sharon Olds and discuss TONE andTONE WORDS
Draft a poem w/ an angry tone (rough draft #3
Listen to 5 songs without lyrics. Create a story (including imagery & details) that matches the tone of the music. Pay very close attention to your word choices in order to convey that tone properly.
Turn one write into a poem (rough draft #4)
3 Independent Writes Due
Notebook Write: Make a list of objects that hold significance for you--tell the story behind one.
Learn about SYMBOLISM through the powerpoint.
Read THE GLASS and notice how Olds creates symbolism then w ork on rough draft 5
NOTEBOOK WRITE: Collect 3-5 moments from the last 24 hours & write about them using all senses.
Read STUDENT EXAMPLE & begin rough draft 6
Finalize 6 Rough Drafts--due in H: Friday & work on unpacking assignment
Continue Unpacking Assignment
6 Rough Drafts due in H:
CLICHE POEM ASSIGNMENT
Explain & Begin Poetry EXPERIMENTS
Review FINAL DRAFT RUBRIC