In-class, group activity using our Google group to create chain stories using logical connectors (and logical fallacies for extra credit). The teacher will assign a logical connector for each round of writing, and that connector must be used in each group's contribution.
Discuss Language and Style: Transitions, p 440. Complete the Practice and Apply section using your Explore Space essay. On Friday, you will peer review your essays and suggest where transitions can be added do improve the essay.
We will brainstorm a short list of popular movies and novels that include a hero's journey. You will outline your chosen movie or book according to Josepth Campbell's Monomyth. If we have time, we might do an example as a class for The Wizard of Oz.
Your Hero's Journey - Using the Hero's Journey template, create a timeline with short descriptions of what happens at each stage for a Hero's Journey of your own creation. Superpowers are allowed, but your story must be based in Misawa. Be original!
Your Hero's Journey outline due the last class of the week. You can use this template if you like. Remember that your story must take place in Misawa. For those of you having difficulty with this activity, we will be discussing the Rebob and Mabel Syrup Challenge.
Deliverable: Post at least one comment to the class Google Group in which you express your general reaction or thoughts to the article. Also, respond to at least one posting from a classmate. Links: A1 Google Group | A3 Google Group. These groups are also linked in our main menu at left.
Personal letter to a real or fictional friend or relative who lives far away. Your letter must include at least 300 words and can be about any of the following:
Your real spring vacation
A fictional spring vacation
Your real plans for summer or an upcoming PCS
Your fictional plans for the summer
Life in Misawa
Introduce upcoming series of 3 projects
Week 12: Week of 20-Apr-2020, Mon no school for students, Tue B day
Get book for IRP
Discuss Project 1; review different topics and platforms
Turn in Project 1 Proposal by the end of second class. Your proposal needs to include:
At least three credible sources
Week 13: Week of 27-Apr-2020, B
Review using proper citation and references
Graded on progress. You can demonstrate progress by any of the following:
Detailed outline or notes
Rough draft of sorts (depending on platform)
Script (depending on platform)
Visuals or other multimedia collected or created
Week 14: Week of 04-May-2020, A
Complete Project 1
Week 15: Week of 11-May-2020, B
Project 1 presentations
Brainstorm Project 2 topics
Week 16: Week of 25-May-2020, Mon no school for students, Tue B day
Week 17: Week of 01-Jun-2020, B
Week 18: Week of 08-Jun-2020, A
*You need to get the teacher's permission before completing an extra credit project. All work for the week needs to be completed before you can work on extra credit. Extra credit projects can only be completed for the week they are listed.