Tuesday, 5/20, Checklist
- Hello, and welcome to the last nine days of Creative Writing!
- You have all of today’s classtime to work on the following. What you don’t finish in class is homework, so work smart and focused.
- I am using today to read and comment on your Fifty-Word stories, which you will be revising Thursday Please use this checklist as your teacher today; this will give me time to read your work.
- MAKE A COPY of this doc. Don’t type on this one.
- Change the color of each item, as you complete it.
- Do the following items in order--no skipping. Thanks!
- Paper pass-back and folder log-in
- What pieces have you written since your last folder inventory sheet? I will list these here now; they should be in your manila folder:
- Name Poem
- Ogden Nash Poems
- Class Poem Lines Revision (in progress)
- Six-Word Stories/Memoirs
- Free piece (due 5/12)
Sharing Six-Word Memoirs/Stories
1st Block Link: https://docs.google.com/a/washington.k12.ia.us/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aopq4r-bWrm_dHRZbzhtMDB0LV9zMVdQSnVpVjBxRkE&usp=drive_web#gid=0
2nd Block Link: https://docs.google.com/a/washington.k12.ia.us/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aopq4r-bWrm_dDZ2Q1lqUkk0elhuMFlkUEtVX3hnVFE&usp=drive_web#gid=0
Revising YOUR SENSE POEM!
- Re-read the doc entitled, “Advice for Revising and Editing Poetry,” but don’t type on it. Make a copy, if you want to type on it. Use this advice this week as your revise your poems.
- Think back to Nick’s lesson on Friday. What did we learn about other ways to revise?
- letter sounds
- whole poem
- Re-read your SENSE POEM.
- Read my comments to you, and consider them carefully.
- Get a rubric off the sign-in table, and start re-visioning your poem. This is the FINAL DRAFT, the knock-out version that’s going in your portfolio.
- When you finish revising your SENSE POEM, complete the rubric, then turn it in.
- Leave it in the class folder for me to read, please.
- Read the e-mail I sent you last night in response to your portfolio progress.
- Reply to me via e-mail, and make sure you answer my questions in several sentences of detail, at least!
- Homework Turn-In--E-mail me the link to your free assignment, due Monday, 5/12. Here were the requirements, to refresh your memory:
Write a piece entirely of your own choosing.
- 400 words (or more)
- fiction, non-fiction, or poetry—your choice
- MLA format at the top
- Two sentences typed at the top of your piece, telling me THREE THINGS you want me to comment on.
- Due when you walk into class Monday, 5/12
- Go through your manila folder and your computer folder, and review ALL the work you’ve done this term.
- You need TEN for your portfolio, but for today, I want you to list at least SIX you feel represent your best work.
- Record them on the spreadsheet in the class folder called, “Portfolio Choices.”
Class Poem Line Typing
- Come see me for directions.