Thu, May 21st–AP

What we’re up to: Final SBAC-ing Play Read-throughs Play Discussions Choosing your scene and memorizing your lines Blocking OK, so we have a few students who are finishing their SBACs today. Let’s give them the space they need and deserve. Next, I’ll...

May 20th–Creative Writing

Quick Schedule: Today–endings, writing time Friday–Peer edits, story conferences Next Wed–Short Story due Let’s end this thing. We’ll spend a little time working in pairs to answer these questions: What is the big crisis point/decision that...

Fri, May 15th–Creative Writing

Ok, let’s start with story conferences. Talk about where you are with your story with a partner. Here are the questions you need to address. How do you establish your lead? How do we know what he/she looks like? Values? Wants for the future? How do you establish the...

Thu, May 14th–AP

Let’s start by talking about the AP test, legally, of course. We’ll drop through all 4 parts and get your impressions and I’ll ask you to complete a short QP that asks for your advice about what worked/didn’t with our preparation. SBAC Next,...

Wed, May 13th–Creative Writing

What we’re up to: Short Stories…happening! OK, let’s start with a warm-up. Your lead is in a trunk…what happens? We’re going to get started with our short stories. Here are the resources I’m providing. A video on beginnings A...