Creative Writing Weekly Updates: 10.5-10.9

Monday:  Where I’m From Poem

Objective:  This exercise will help elicit fresh and surprising insights into your relationship to friends, neighborhood, and community.

Handouts: Where I’m from by George Ella Lyon, Where Im From, Student Samples

Announcements/Upcoming: Creative Writing Weekend Trip to see Vietgone by Qui Nguyen at South Coast Repertory on October 17 @ 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday:  Critical Feedback

Objective: Students will use Lerman Method for Critical Feedback to revise and workshop new works.

Handouts: Lerman Method for Critical Feedback

Announcements/Upcoming: Creative Writing Weekend Trip to see Vietgone by Qui Nguyen at South Coast Repertory on October 17 @ 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday: I want to know why

Objective : Identify gaps in your understanding or knowledge in order to generate raw material for short stories.

Handouts: Exercises

Announcements/Upcoming: Creative Writing Weekend Trip to see Vietgone by Qui Nguyen at South Coast Repertory on October 17 @ 7:00 p.m.

Thursday: Revisions for “Where I’m from” short story, or “I want to know why”

Objective: Use “Where I’m from” and “I want to know why” exercises to write a personal narrative that uses detailed imagery.

Handouts: Exercises Presentation

Announcements/Upcoming: Creative Writing Weekend Trip to see Vietgone by Qui Nguyen at South Coast Repertory on October 17 @ 7:00 p.m.

Friday: Writing Workshop

Objective: Students will use Google Classroom and Canva to draft first story based on class exercises and cover of Creative Nonfiction Collection.

Handouts: Google Classroom, Canva

Announcements/Upcoming: Creative Writing Weekend Trip to see Vietgone by Qui Nguyen at South Coast Repertory on October 17 @ 7:00 p.m.