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, February 4, 2014
Tuesday, February 4th, 2013
Welcome to Creative Writing!J
Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
When You Come In
your manila folder off the circle table.
by tardy bell tomorrow
on the link on my blog!
1.Play free rice at your BEST LEVEL (not
starting over at Level 1) when you finish.
2.5,000 grains are due by Wednesday,
·Folder self-check with assignment sheet
1.What was your take-away
from the diction movie and quiz yesterday?
2.What did you have to
think carefully about yesterday when you write your six-word memoirs/stories?
3.What does it mean to be “precise?”
4.What does free rice have
to do with diction?
5.What does avoiding clichés
have to do with diction?
6.Am I developing a theme
7.Word of the Day =
DICTION!(…shocking surprise, I know.)
Assignment #1:Save the Words!
1.Go the the website below, and browse the
list of words that this organization is trying to save.
2.After you browse for fifteen minutes,
find FIVE you want to save.
3.Go to our class folder, and find the
spreadsheet called “Saved Words”. Type
the word, the part of speech, and the definition, then a sentence about why you
want to save it. I’ve put a
few models there for you. You’re