Creative Writing

Homework – 12-11-17 to 12-15-17

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

Monday: 12-11-17 – Letter D Day –  Regular Schedule (45 min. periods)

Daily Lesson 12/11/17: 

1. Peer editing of Ballad – it is due by midnight tonight. 

Ballad Peer Revision Sheet

2.  Begin to work on Blackout Poetry Project.

Homework:  12/11/17:  Upload your Revised and Edited Final Draft of your Original Ballad to no later than midnight tonight.

Remember to bring in the book that you will use for your Blackout Poetry Project. We will begin working on it tomorrow in class.

 Tuesday:  12-12-17 – Letter E Day –  Assembly A Schedule -37 min. periods

Daily Lesson:  12/12/17:

1. Work on your Blackout Poetry Project.

Blackout Poetry Rubric

Homework: 12/12/17: Work on your Blackout Poetry Project. Complete your Practice Pages first before moving onto the pages you will submit for grading.  * Practice pages will also be graded. Refer to the posted Rubric.

Wednesday: 12-13-17 – Letter F Day – Regular Schedule – 45 minute periods

Daily Lesson:  12-13-17

1.  Work on construction of your Blackout Poetry Project.

Homework: Work on your Blackout Poetry Project. Begin searching for a “White Elephant” gift for our Christmas exchange next Wednesday.

Thursday: 12- 14-17- Teacher In-Service Day – No Classes.

Daily Lesson:


Friday:  12-15-17 – Letter A Day – SSR Schedule – 43 min. periods

Daily Lesson: 

1.  Work on Blackout Poetry Project; it is due next Wednesday.

Homework:  Work on Blackout Poetry Project.  Bring in your wrapped White Elephant Gift by next Tuesday.