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CW—MRS.

SWAN’S 5th 6 WEEKS ASSIGNMENTS AND DUE DATES—CW


FEB. 12 Tues. 14 Thurs.
-Mini-Lesson: “Conflict” in genres other -“Conflict” continued
than fiction -Journal Entry: Poem or essay—whichever
-Journal Entry: Poem or essay as way to one you didn’t write last class
solve problem (see sheet for details) -Share-around on conflict piece
-Polished Piece assigned (major grade, due
Feb. 28)

19 Tues. 21 Thurs. 22 Fri.


-Reading: McKee on character creation Mini-Lesson: Show-don’t-tell revisited -Polished piece draft: Bring 5 copies. [quiz grade]
-Journal Entry: Backstory for portrait -Journal Entry: Re-write flat paragraphs -Polished piece workshop [notecards you write
-Journal check [quiz grade] for daily grade]
26 Tues. 28 Thurs.
-Time to work on Polished Piece -Polished Piece due at beginning of class.
[MAJOR GRADE]
-Gallery walk and read-aloud
-Potluck
-Begin Genre Bending unit
MAR. 5 Tues. 7 Thurs. 8 Fri.
-Genre Bending unit: mentor texts -Genre Bending unit: mentor texts -Genre Bending assignment work day
-Genre Bending Piece assigned (major -Book Recommendation assigned
grade, due Mar. 14) -Journal Entry: genre bending
-Journal Entry: genre bending
12 Tues. 14 Thurs.
-Genre Bending unit: mentor texts -Genre Bending assignment due [MAJOR
-Book Recommendation: partial work day GRADE]
-Book Recommendation/Review due (2
copies + bring the book) [daily grade]
SPRING BREAK WOOWOO!
26 Tues. 28 Thurs. 29 Fri.
-TBD -NaNoWriMo-preview, meetings LAST DAY OF 5TH 6 WEEKS—All make-up
work due in hard copy to my room by 3:50
p.m.
-NaNoWriMo-proposal, pre-writing (proposal
due next class)
Various unscheduled Participation Checks will also count as daily grades (see our syllabus for details).

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