Thursday, March 22, 2012

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

Welcome to Creative Writing!

When You Come In
1.      Please initial next to your name on the clipboard.
2.     Find your desk with your name sticky note on it.
3.     Get out a blank piece of paper.

Free Write #1
1.      Write for the full ten minutes, without stopping.
2.     Talk about any topic of your choosing.
3.     Who will read this?
4.     How will I grade this?
Start at 11:26; end at 11:36

·       How to turn in an assignment for class

·       Grab the first couple of chapters of your textbook.
·       Put them into a small three-ring binder.

·      ...the cornerstone of this class. 

Begin with the End in Mind
Portfolio Viewing—(10 minutes before lunch)
·       What kind of writing do you see?
·       Move to a new project whenever you’re ready.
·       Make sure you’re filling out page 27 as you go! 

After Lunch
·     Twenty minutes on your own with portfolios—switch desks with someone when you see they are ready.

Survival Tips
               Tips from last term's class—pages 4-5
               Work on them for five minutes alone, then share answers with partners, then discuss as a class.  

Procedures--In Training
               Partners—how and why

·       None—enjoy it!  You’ll having a billion homework assignments for the rest of the term!  So live it up tonight!  

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