1/10 - This Moment...
1/12 - Show, Don't Tell
1/17 - Describe a street that's important to you...
1/23 - What is your obsession and what does it say about you?
1/25 - Describe your happy place. (4th hour only)
1/25 - "This Place.." Assigned placement entry.
1/27 -Visit this website and choose a topic for today's entry. http://creativewritingprompts.com/
2/6- I LOVE/I HATE list (10 of each).
2/10 - I Love/I hate example.
2/14 - If today was a snowday...
3/1 - Laughing like a crazy person...(1B)
Waking suddenly for no explanation...(4B)
3/1 - Character Switcharoo...(2 page minimum)
3/5 - When I sauntered into the men's/women's bathroom, I couldn't believe what I saw...(choose the bathroom that is OPPOSITE of your own gender).
3/7 - Write a tv commercial about an awkward dentist who is shipwrecked on a desert island (1B)
Write a horror story about an awkward spider monkey who finds and undiscovered island. (4B)
3/13 - Point of View Exercise: Write what you see.
3/15 - "Warm droplets from the shower head were streaming down my back when I heard it..."









1/13 - Destination descriptions (3)
1/18 - Picture description
1/20 - Describe a turning point...
1/24 - Choose a life chapter you haven't already written about, and begin that story/description.
1/26 - Visit this website and choose a topic for entry 8. http://creativewritingprompts.com/
1/28 - Dear, __ ; practicing personification
2/1 - None
2/3 - None
2/7 - Snowday description
2/9 - Smells like...
2/11 - Choose a topic from this website and respond: http://iteslj.org/questions/whatif.html
2/15 - Final draft of Poetry Warm Up #1 poem
2/17 - No assignment - Portfolios collected for grade
2/23 - No assignment
2/25 - Add completed poems to portfolio and turn it in.
3/1 - Switch portfolios for Person Poem assignment.
3/3 - Dear Portfolio Owner...
3/7 -None
3/9 -None
3/11 -None
3/15 - http://www.writingfix.com/right_brain/Serendipitous_Character1.htm#prompt
3/17 - Using techniques of characterization
3/22 - None
3/24 - Find a photo at one of the following websites and use it as inspiration...
http://dailyphotoprompt.wordpress.com/
http://www.everyphototellsastory.blogspot.com/
4/4 - http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2011/03/20/travel/20110320-asia-7.html
4/6 -Browse last 4 portfolio entries and determine if there are any you'd like to develop into a short story.
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