Current HW: Good Stories

Revision Due date for packet #3 (revision optional): December 12
PACKET #4 DUE JANUARY 5


Honors due dates:
(Honors assignment attached below)
Cycle #1
no later than 9/15: writer selected
9/15 – 10/17: read stories, read literary criticism, meet with me for support, organize your ideas
week of 10/17: outline complete for conference w/me
week of 10/24: draft complete for conference w/ me
10/31: Paper Due

Cycle#2

no later than 11/10: writer selected
11/10 – 12/5: read stories, read literary criticism, meet with me for support, organize your ideas
week of 12/5: outline complete for conference w/me
week of 12/12: draft complete for conference w/ me
12/19: Paper Due

DAILY HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS


For Friday, 10/24
Re-read "The Wife's Story"
Short written response:
  • what effective choice(s) do you think the writer makes (ie: what makes this story work for you)
  • what not so effective choice(s) do you think the writer makes (ie: what makes this story NOT work for you)
  • HONORS prompt: Why do you think the author tells this in the wife's voice?  Is this an effective choice?

For Friday, 10/17
Unpack one of the Marni sentences from sheet

For Wednesday, 10/8
Read "Fiesta" from Drown by Junot Díaz
Mark it up with your observations and
Make a timeline of events in the story

For Wednesday, 10/1
Honors:  read packet
Non honors: read second chapter in packet (whole packet optional)
Written response:  what do you want from sharing work in this class?

For Monday, 9/29
Do Sentence Diagramming Diagnostic #3 (attached below)

FIRST PACKET DUE MONDAY, 9/22

For Wednesday, 9/10
Read chapter from The BFG
Response:  What do we know about the characters?  How does the author show us who they are?

For Monday, 9/8
Read "Shitty First Drafts" from Bird by Bird
Response:  based on your own experience writing, do you accept what she says?

For Friday, 9/5
Bring in a story you like

For Wednesday, 9/3

Read "The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven"
Bring in written reflection on what makes it work (per prompt sheet)


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Thomas Hinkle,
Sep 26, 2014, 6:08 AM
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Thomas Hinkle,
Sep 26, 2014, 6:09 AM
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Thomas Hinkle,
Sep 18, 2014, 5:31 PM
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