Senior English Fall 2013: August
The warmer weather is here and we are as busy as ever with our college essays, Where I am From poetry, summer reading exams, an intense study of the medieval period and Beowulf,weekly vocabulary, numerous daily writing activities, and critical thinking discussions.
Also, our daily literature workshops, poetry, and quick writes are happening each day.
Consult the supplied course description for specific materials, procedures, and daily instruction.
Creative Writing Fall 2013: August
We will be working on our first literature selection, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, as well as our initial Me-Moir introductory essays which we will share aloud to our whole group circles. Looking ahead, we will be focusing on a study of short fiction, ala Hemingway, Plath, and Chopin. Combine this with picture prompts, daily literature workshop, critical-thinking discussions, as well as quick writing, and you know we will be off to a busy start!