South High English - South High Clock Tower

Creative Writing - Fall 2003
Course Calendar

Instructor:  Randy Thomas

Room 225
303-698-6100  voice mail:  21460

Randal_Thomas@dpsk12.org

First Marking Period:  Multigenre Self Exploration

Session Topic
8/19 Registration; expectations
8/21-26 Class Directory
8/28 Instructions "Me Book"
9/2-11 "Me Book" work, complete 9/11
9/11 Personal Monsters
9/15 Ommegang Walk
9/16 Personal Tanabata
9/18 Story Houses
9/22-23 Footprint Journey 
Wuzzlemania
9/25 Children's Book Chapter 1  (9/29)
9/29  Middle Ground
9/30 Children's Book Chapter 2  (10/2)
10/2 Cooperative Story Publishing
10/6 Caveat Emptor
10/7 Children's Book Chapter 3  (10/9
10/9  Mola Tales
10/13  Runes
10/14 Children's Book Chapter 4  (10/16)
10/16 Children's Book Chapter 5  (10/23)
10/23 Children's Book Complete

Activity List/Assignments Points

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Class Directory
a. Completed Interview Sheet
b. Oral Interview 5+5
c. Lobby Card
d. "Put it in Writing" Puzzle

ME Book
a. Name Acrostic
b. Personal Brand
c. Chronology Strips (2)
d. Incident Monologue
e. Paper Bag Puppet
f. Superhero Cartoon Strip
g. Autobio Poem
h. Special Poem
i. Shopping List
j. Skinjumber
k. Double Cinquain Values
l. Picture Paste Poem
m. Alphabet Inset
n. ME Book Complete
o. Title Holders (Puzzle)

Personal Monster
a. Image
b. Story

Ommegang Story
a. Rough Draft
b. Ommegang Tale


5
10
10
5


5
5
5
15
15
9
10
5
5
10
8
10
15
16
5


10
10


5
10

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Tanabata
a. Stick
b. Tanabata Haikus
c. Complete Tanabatus

Story Houses
a. Prompts (8)
b. Story Poems (8)
c. Story House

Footprint Journey
a. Ballad Quatrains (5)
b. Footprint Poster

Children's Book
Front Cover w/Illustration
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Completed

Other Activities
Middle Ground Puzzle
Middle Ground Story
Cooperative Story Book
Caveat Emptor
Mola Tale
Runes
Journals (24 @ 5 ea.)


5
12
10


8
16
10


10
10


10
20
20
20
20
20
10


5
10
25
15
20
15
120

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