Daily Activities January 3-5 (Creative Writing)

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Wednesday, January 3

  • No school – teacher work day


Thursday, January 4

Agenda: Welcome to a new semester!

  • Course introduction
  • Watch video and distribute syllabus* and policies*
  • Complete first day of school survey and letter for your portfolio
  • Answer the following questions in your Dear Ms. Ripley letter at the bottom:
    • Do you enjoy English? Why or why not?
    • What would you really like to learn about in class?
    • What is something that you wish teachers knew about you?
    • How do you feel about working in groups?
    • What could make this class difficult for you? How can I help you overcome this?
    • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?


Friday, January 5


  • Mini Lesson: Sharing ideas with others
  • Create an object that represents you
  • Class speed dating – get to know your classmates


*Indicates a link to a PDF