I blog each day about what we did in class. If you're absent, you can find out what you missed here. If you're merely absent-minded, you can re-live class here. :-) Homework is listed as well.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
ØMay 21st, 2013
When You Come In—Quiet Work Time to Do All
a yellow week’s calendar (next to sign-in sheet) if you were absent yesterday.
your folder off the heater (or out of your bag, if you took it home this
your Revision #3 and Revision #4 from Monday.
Make sure you inserted “Revision #3” or “Revision #4” in front of the
5. Share your BEST revision (from #3 or #4) with
me now on google drive, and I will discuss it with you during workshop time
your comments from your reader. E-mail
him/her and me a nice thank-you e-mail.
up and review WE#10 and #11. I only have
time to read one this week.
8.2nd Block Only: (If I've already read your #10 and made extensive comments, you do NOT need to do this.) E-mail
me now, and tell me which one you’d rather have me read and make full comments
on, please. All you need to do in your
google MAIL is type “#10” or “#11” in the subject line.
2nd Start: 10:40
4th Start: 2:05
Do not choose the following
ONE of the prose (non-poem) pieces you know you want to make major revisions
to, then include in your portfolio.
it up in google (or type it, if it is currently handwritten), and start making
changes to make the piece stronger.
my comments and/or your peer comments carefully, and think about how they could
help you strengthen your piece.
detail to show, instead of just tell.
unnecessary words and phrases.
items around as needed to create a smooth flow.
out weak, non-descriptive words, and replace them with strong, precise
words. Use your Vocabulary Variety
dialogue, if you feel that will strengthen the piece.
the piece so it’s reader-friendly.
on “File”, then “See Revision History”—does it look like you did substantial
revision (AT LEAST fifteen changes)?
add the word “Revision #5”
in front of your title.
Revision #6 (Poetry)
Do notchoose the following to revise:
all the same steps above, except when you get to #4, type “Revision #6” in
front of your title.
Last Five Minutes
you have a piece you want read and peer conferenced for helpful comments, share
it with me now, and write the name of the piece and your name on the white
of the Following
everything you can to create your portfolio, short of laying in the final
drafts of the ten (or more) pieces.