Daily Activities March 26 – 30 (Creative Writing)

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Monday, March 26

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Revising for Character Descriptions
    • We will review your work to make sure you have included details about the character’s looks, actions, speech, thoughts, and interactions with others that help the reader get to know your character
  • Share with clock partners
  • Submit your Rough Drafts by the end of the period – anyone who finished his/her rough draft can start on the final draft

 

Tuesday, March 27

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Revising Your Ending
    • Go over notes on types of story endings – this can be the trickiest part of the story to write.
  • Share with clock partners
  • Revision work time
  • Reminder: Writer’s Spotlight on Friday

 

Wednesday, March 28

Agenda

  • Watch TED Talk
    • The Puzzle of Motivation by Daniel Pink
  • Work on Writer’s Spotlight – be ready to share tomorrow
    • Bring in a TEXT that you like and want to share. This could be a few pages of a novel, a scene from a movie screenplay, a poem, etc.
  • Class Poetry Book Survey

 

Thursday, March 29

Agenda

  • Distribute editing checklist: Don’t forget to work on the final draft of your story!
  • Share Writer’s Spotlight
  • Read aloud with partners and then the full class
  • Submit the handout for 5 points

 

Friday, March 30

Agenda

  • The first day of Spring Break!
  • Submit your story by 11:59 tonight to receive +1 Bonus Point!
  • All final drafts are due by Monday, April 9 at 11:59 PM