Thursday, January 24, 2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Creative Writing


  • Writing Experiment #5

Group Sharing

  • Cliché Trio Stories

Ø  Writing Lesson #1 was how and why to avoid clichés.
Ø  Writing Lesson #2 is how and why to use precise adjectives to create imagery in your writing.
o   What’s the connection between the two?

Writing Lesson:  Choosing Precise Adjectives (p. 17)
1)     Revise the sentences here to create a precise image in each sentence.
2)    Trade for two smileys and initials.
3)    Trade THREE TIMES.
4)    Share your STRONGEST answer when your number comes up.

Writing Lesson #3:  Diction
Vocabulary Variety (pink handout)
1)     Put it someplace prominent and safe in your binder.
2)    Use it anytime you have a writing assignment.
3)    I need two volunteers, one at each door.
4)    Find pairs of words that are synonyms, but put a very different picture in your mind.  Be ready to explain the difference.

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