Daily Activities January 8 -12 (Creative Writing)

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Monday, January 8

Agenda

  • Introduce Brainstorm Week
  • Read “Bird by Bird” Chapter 1
  • Mini Lesson: Observing Settings
    • First, participate in setting observation activity
    • Next, create a list of places that you are very familiar with. Based on that list, mind map a few that you know the best with details that capture the 5 senses. These lists will help you capture realistic settings for your stories

 

Tuesday, January 9

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Using lists to brainstorm ideas
  • Design your own Mega Moments Timeline
    • Include 10 important events from your life
    • On the back, write 3 things you know to be true, based on your experiences

 

Wednesday, January 10

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Thursday, January 11

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Friday, January 12

Agenda

  • Share Writer Spotlight with partners
  • Select students can share their passage aloud with the class for bonus points

 

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