Syllabus

Subject

 

Creative Writing

Nine Week

 

1st and 2nd Nine Weeks

Standard

 

 

 

 

 

Students employ figurative language in writing.

 

Students will write consistently and reflectively.

 

Students apply knowledge of language structure and conventions to write for different audiences and purposes.

 

 

 

 

Objectives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Increase vocabulary and enhance its use.

 

Stimulate an appreciation for the English language.

 

Demonstrate basic grammar skills in writing.

 

Use Internet to locate specific pieces of writing.

Revise and Edit drafts.

Develop and punctuate dialogue in writing. 

Establish tone and mood in writing.

Topics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Writing autobiography (Personal Narrative, 6 word memoir)

Descriptive writing  (fiction, nonfiction)

Fiction (short stories, Micro Fiction, Reading and analyzing fiction)

Poetry. (Reading, writing, memorizing, and reciting)

Nonfiction (Reading, writing)

 

 

Major Assignment/s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6 word memoir

Personal Narrative

Short Story to Drama

 

 

Instructional Materials

 

An array of print materials will accompany online sources.

Dictionary/Thesaurus

Field Trip/s

 

 

Week

Lesson Focus

Weekly Objectives

TN Standards

Assessments

Additional Notes

Week No. 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week No. 2

 

 

 

Question 2 (Rhetorical Analysis essay) of AP Test

 

 

 

 

 

Question 2 (Rhetorical Analysis essay) of AP Test

 

  • Read select speeches essays.
  • Identify tone in a passage
  • Identify select elements of speech (SOAPSTONE)
  • Annotate speech

     

  • Read select speeches essays.
  • Identify tone in a passage
  • Identify select elements of speech (SOAPSTONE)

 

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  • Annotation of “The Gettysburg Address.”

     

  • Guided reading of “Our Barbies Ourselves”

     

  • Write Rhetorical Precis for “Our Barbies, Ourselves”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three

Rhetorical Analysis

  • Define syntax
  • Identify different syntactical elements
  • Write Rhetorical Analysis essay of “Barbies”

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  • Analyze Syntax is speeches (paragraph)

 

Four

Rhetorical Analysis

  • Define diction
  • Read The Crucible (Act 1)

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  • Analyze diction in a selection and explain its connection tone.

 

Five

Rhetorical Analysis

  • Read “The Wife Beater”
  • Annotate The Wife Beater
  • Identify the tone of the piece
  • Write rhetorical analysis of The Wife Beater

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  • Analytical paper on a piece focusing on diction and its relation to tone

 

Six

 

  • Read The Crucible (Act 2-3)
  • Type Wife Beater essay

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  • Rhetorical analysis on The Wife Beater

 

Seven

 

  • Read The Crucible (Act 3 )
  • Read/Annotate “On Being a Cripple”

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  • Quiz on Act 1-2 of The Crucible

 

Eight

 

  • Read The Crucible (Act 4)
  • Write Rhetorical Precis on Cripple

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  • Quiz on Act 3
  • Four sentence Precis on Cripple

 

 

Nine

 

  • Write body paragraphs on Cripple essay.

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  • Typed Rhetorical analysis of “On Being a Cripple”

 


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