Jan 16
2018

Welcome to Creative Writing. Today we highlighted the disclosure, which can be signed on the Creative Writing page to the top left of this blog. We discussed classroom procedures and expectations, and then we participated in a get-to-know-you activity.

Jan 16
2018

Welcome to the new semester. Today students received their new hall passes, and 3rd Term Article Instructions, including the article itself.  Then 3rd period signed up for their copies of The Pearl and logged into Google Classroom again to see the reading guide. They are expected to read 9 pages each school night, along with annotation and filling out the study guide. Fourth period followed the same format, but with their book of The Witch of Blackbird Pond. They will be expected to read 14 pages each school night, as well as fill out their study guide. Halfway through the term, the classes will switch books.

Jan 16
2018

Welcome to the new semester. Today students received their new hall passes, and 3rd Term Article Instructions, including the article itself. We also discussed a possible Grade Contract Option for those who would like to take advantage of a guaranteed grade this term. Finally, we began discussing the novel we will be reading: Anthem.

Jan 10
2018

As a group, students played a game and wrote a (silly) story.

Jan 10
2018

Today we played review games.

Jan 8
2018

DUE TODAY: Portfolio

We looked at our children’s story covers. Then we began sharing something we wrote with each other.

Jan 8
2018

DUE TODAY: Review Game

Today we had the opportunity to practice mindfulness again. Then we wrote down Vocab #8 list, and reviewed the rules for apostrophes.

Jan 4
2018

Today we started putting together portfolios to wrap up the semester.

Jan 4
2018

Today, students continued working with their groups on their review games.

Jan 3
2018

DUE TODAY: Sonnet

Last poetry day. We learned how to write limericks, which are short, often silly poems. Write 2 limericks.

  • Line 1 – 7 syllables; a
  • Line 2 – 7 syllables; a
  • Line 3 – 5 syllables; b
  • Line 4 – 5 syllables; b
  • Line 5 – 7 syllables; a
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