Creative Writing

Homework – 1-22-18 to 1-26-18

Creative Writing Class

Daily Class Lessons Appear in Blue Under Each Day Below.

Daily Homework Assignments Appear Under Each Day in Red Below.

Students are instructed to copy homework each day from this site into their Evernote Online Assignment Notebooks. They are given time to copy assignments each day at the beginning of class.

*  Students who are absent should be viewing this site before returning to school to make sure they have completed all classwork and homework missed while absent.

Share all Homework with the email assigned for their class (See below) no later than midnight each night. Assignments completed late will receive only half-credit. 

First Semester:

Second Semester:

Students who neglect to complete homework will be assigned to Homework Detention held each Friday after school with Mrs. Graeber.

Homework Rubric 2015-2016

Class-Participation-Cooperation-Rubric-2015-2016 – iPads are needed every day for class; students must bring the iPad charger to class each day.

* Extremely Important for Class Participation/Cooperation Grade: Dress Code:  Dress Code

Getting to Know You Friendly Letter 2017 Juniors

Friendly Letter Format

Shrunken Sullivan Creative Writing Project

Mini-Mystery Creative Writing Assignment

Mini Mystery Rubric

Beginnings, Middles and Ends: Crafting the Mystery

Poetry Prezi

 Punctuation and Line Breaks in Poetry

The Original “Where I’m From” Poem

Prewriting for Where I’m From Poem

Poetry Notes

Figurative Language Prezi

 Punctuation and Line Breaks in Poetry

The Ballad

What is Rhythm in Poetry?

Original Ballad Rubric

Blackout Poetry Rubric

Ugly Gift Thank You Letter Assignment


How to Write a Song Parody

Satire, Parody, or Spoof: Types of Humorous Writing

Writing a News Release: What’s Newsworthy?

Fake News Story Project

Fake News Story Rubric

Creative Writing Semester Assessment Study Guide January 2018

Monday: 1-22-18 – Regular Schedule – 45 min. periods

Daily Lesson   

 1.  Present News Stories to the Class

Homework:  Semester Assessment is on Thursday. Refer to the Semester Assessment Study Guide

 Tuesday:  1-23-18 – Regular Schedule – 45 min. Periods

Daily Lesson:  1/23/18:

1. Fake News Story Presentations

2.  Begin to review for the Semester Assessment.

Homework:  Begin to prepare for your Semester Assessment which will be Thursday, January 25.

Creative Writing Semester Assessment Study Guide January 2018

Wednesday: 1-24-18 – Regular Schedule – 45 min. periods.

Daily Lesson:  1-24-18

1.  Review for the Semester Assessment. Refer to the Study Guide.

Homework: Prepare for your Semester Assessment which will be tomorrow. Review and practice all Quizlets, Writing Assignments, and Tests.

Creative Writing Semester Assessment Study Guide January 2018

Thursday: 1- 25-18:   Regular Schedule – 45 minute Periods

Daily Lesson: 

1. Semester Assessment

Homework: No Assignment

Friday:  1-26-18 – Regular Schedule – Exam Make-Up Day – 45 min. periods

Daily Lesson: Letter to Future Self

Writing a Letter to Your Future Self

Homework:  Have a great year!