Thursday, February 12, 2015

Creative Writing--Tuesday, 2/10/15

Day Twenty-Three--Tuesday, 2/10/15

When You Come In
  1. Sign in, please.
  2. Put your phone in the hostage center.
  3. Grab your purple page 39 off the front table.

Big Picture Discussions
  1. What have we learned?  Review Unit 1! (page 2)
  2. Where are we headed?  Begin with the end in mind!  Unit 2! (page 31)
Writing Lesson #1:  Tips on Titles
  1. Let’s talk about page 39!
  2. Let’s hear those weak itles!
  3. Let’s hear those strong titles!
  4. How does this lesson apply to your own creative work?

Writing Lesson#2:  Line Breaks (Endline and Enjambment)  (pages 40-41)

Line Break Analysis w/Partner
Pair-share, then whole-class discussion
  1. Why did you break the lines where you did?
  2. Why did your partner break the lines where he/she did?
  3. Why did the writers break the lines where they did?  (originals)
  4. What’s the difference between an end-stopped line, and enjambment?  (Read and use page 41 for help answering this question.)
  5. What techniques have you been using in the poems you’ve written?

  1. Take the quizlet poetry test. (on paper)
  2. Study the ACT prep words. (on schoology)  This is for EVERYONE today!  

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