Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dialogue This

Agenda:

  • Review what makes good dialogue
  • Dialogue this Exercise
    • Focus on context and register
Homework:
  • Continue to work on portfolios

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Dialogue Intro

Agenda:

  • What makes good dialogue notes
  • Short stories
Homework:
  • Read one of the short stories of your choice from the packet

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Workshop

Agenda:

  • Plot Workshop Writing Time
  • Portfolio Directions + Rubrics
Homework:
  • Plot story due 1/19
  • Portfolios due 1/27

Monday, January 11, 2016

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Plotting our Stories

Agenda:

  • Check-in on Plot
  • Fill out plot diagram for I-Remember prompt of your choosing
  • Answer YWP packet questions on back.  You only need a paragraph for each, and you do not need to complete the rising action section.
Homework:
  • Make sure you finished at least the outline on the front.  You may want to finish the paragraphs if you want additional workshop time tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Plotting Practice

Agenda:

  • Characterization Quiz
  • Plot diagram on your own: Collier's "Marigolds"
Homework:
  • Complete the plot diagram that you started

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Plot Diagrams

Agenda:

  • Finish plot intro
  • Read "The Flowers" by Walker
  • Find the most important events
  • Diagram that most important events
Homework:
  • None

Monday, January 4, 2016

Intro to Plot

Agenda:

  • Review characterization
  • Plot handout 
Homework:
  • Review characterization terms for Wednesday's quiz