Yesterday, you generated some criteria for effective short stories or magazine articles. Today, you will put these criteria to use: Choose a short story or an article that seems interesting. Remember that you will be working with this exemplar for at least one day, so you should choose something you find interesting Use strategies of your choice, track the connections you see between the article/short story and the criteria. You might want to write point form notes, use a cluster diagram, or use post-it notes. Whatever your choice, you need to have something concrete to show me. Show me?!?! What??!? … Continue reading ENG 2D 2016: Evaluating an Exemplar
Today, we start the research process for our first pieces of writing. Remember that you can choose the form and style: a short story, a short graphic novella, a magazine-style article, or a piece of satire are just some of … Continue reading ENG 2D 2016: What Do You Want to Write?
Ladies and gentlemen, We will have to postpone our independent writing tasks for today. I feel like I need to be there to provide some guidance; thus, we will return to them tomorrow. For now, let’s experiment with flash fiction. … Continue reading ENG 2D 2016: Flash Fiction
Here is a list of things we will do this semester. Become better communicators publish an anthology of student work online Read, watch, act, and reimagine Macbeth Learn about the consumption and production of media Use literature circles to delve … Continue reading ENG 2D 2016: Start Your Engines