In Class presentations
Presentation from 10/23/17
Presentation from 10/19/17
10/17/17 - continued to look at "Man from the South". We discussed character, setting and plot.
10/13/17 - Students listened to "Man from the South" by Roald Dahl. As they listened to the story, they annotated it for style, plot, imagery, diction, syntax, and whatever else stood out to them. After, they completed the Style Chart. (Per 1 watched The BFG)
10/11/17 - Today was PSAT Day. Each class went over "The Wish" and the plot diagram.
Presentation from 10/9/17
Presentation from 10/5/17
Presentation from 10/3/17
Homework & handouts
10/23/17 - Complete your beta draft and submit it via google classroom. I will not accept hand written stories. Beta Drafts are due by 6am on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
10/19/17 - Writer's Workshop - Students began writing their short stories. The Beta Draft is due Wednesday, October 25, 2017 before 6am. The Beta Draft is wroth 15 points. Be sure to submit a complete draft for complete points. Drafts must be submitted to google classroom.
10/17/17 - No Homework
10/13/17 - Homework: Complete work that was not finished in class.
10/11/17 - PSAT day, no homework
10/9/17 - Homework -
1) Re-Read "The Wish", and write examples of Dahl's style and textual evidence of that style. Please do this in the margin of the story.
2) Using the plot diagram I handed out in class, plot out "The Wish"
3) Using the other side of the plot diagram I handed out in class, begin to plot out your story.
10/5/17 - No homework. Continue to brainstorm ideas for your short story.
10/3/17 - No homework. Start thinking about ideas for your short story.