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.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
Welcome toCreative Writing!
Happy Thursday!April 10th, 2014
When You Come In
Reminder:5,000 grains was due today for free rice.
1.What was your take-away from the diction
movie and quiz yesterday?
2.What does it mean to be “precise?”
3.What does free rice have to do with diction?
4.What does avoiding clichés have to do with
5.Am I developing a theme here?
6.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 welcome! J
iii.Join my class now, then
start answering the questions.There are
25 total, so I want you to open them tomorrow in class—I just want you to see
if you can answer one or two now, to make sure there are no bugs in the system