Current HW - Craft of Fiction Spring

Final Due Dates:
Proof of Submission for Publication: Friday, 6/3 (Seniors) / Monday, 6/13 (Juniors)
Digital Portfolio Complete: Wednesday, 6/1


Due Dates for Story (Assignment overview attached below)

1st draft: Monday, April 4

2nd draft: Monday, April 25

3rd draft: Monday, May 9

final draft: Monday, May 23 (subject to change based on POL week schedule)


Due Dates for honors  (Assignment overview attached below)

2/5: first writer selected. I won't sign your honors form unless you have chosen a writer

2/22: stories read / required extra help (or schedule separate time for conference with me)

2/26: literary criticism read

3/4: Outline or draft due

3/7: Required Extra Help (or schedule separate time for conference with me)

3/14: First Paper Due


4/1: second writer selected.

4/25: stories read / required extra help (or schedule separate time for conference with me)

4/29: literary criticism read

5/6: Outline or draft due

5/9: Required Extra Help (or schedule separate time for conference with me)

5/16: Second Paper Due




For Monday, 2/29
Read "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven"

Friday, 2/26 -- First packet due
Please collect and hand in all of the following exercises.  Be sure to mark one piece for feedback.
  •     breakfast scene from “Happy Endings”
  •     memory through a child’s eyes
  •     character’s room description
  •     the arthritic and the asthmatic (character scene)
  •     list of 5 - 8 sentences starting with “I’m the kind of person who…”
  •     two “I’m the kind of person who…” monologues
  •     emotion scene
  •     "needs" exercise

For Monday, 2/1

Finish reading "Petrified Man"
1/2 - 1 page response:  Choose one character.  Who are they, and how does Eudora Welty show us who they are
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Lise Brody,
Mar 21, 2016, 11:54 AM
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Lise Brody,
Mar 21, 2016, 11:53 AM
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