Daily Activities May 7 – 11 (Creative Writing)

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Monday, May 7

Agenda

  • Free Write Week: Summer Break
  • Mini Lesson: Description
    • Read an excerpt from several novels set in summer
    • All class prompt: Write about the earliest memory you have of summer break. Use memoir strategies to zoom in and write about this moment.
    • 300-600 word (unless it is a poem) free write due Friday

 

Tuesday, May 8

Agenda

  • Continue Summer Break Free Write Week
    • Choose a prompt from the list distributed
    • Summer Break Prompts

 

Wednesday, May 9

Agenda

  • Continue Summer Break Free Write Week
  • Mini Lesson: Capturing a specific emotion
    • Watch JK Rowling’s commencement speech
  • Finish a prompt of your choice – due Friday

 

Thursday, May 10

Agenda

 

Friday, May 11

Agenda

  • Feast day!
  • Anon-a Share Summer stories
  • Next week: Begin Socratic Seminar planning and revise your pieces to create a portfolio