Journal #1. Separate out a section of your notebook for journals. You’ll turn these in at the end of the year. Sweet. Writing is worse than... Which part of the writing process do you detest? Choose ONE :
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Separate out a section of your notebook for journals. You’ll turn these in at the end of the year. Sweet.
Writing is worse than...
Which part of the writing process do you detest?
Brainstorming? Creating a thesis statement? Outlining? Actually writing? Revising? It can be anything else…
Then, compare that part of the process to something else that’s terrible. Clearly explain the connection between the two.
What if money were no object?
Remember, your purpose is to illustrate that you want to do the above occupation. This won’t be perfect, but show me you understand the skills we discussed.
Listen to someone’s conversation this afternoon/tonight.
This time do the following:
It HAS to be at least 10 lines!
Make sure you can rip this one out of your notebook to turn in!
Then, add specific description in the spaces provided to illustrate the scene. Use imagery, active verbs, and figurative language to add to the scene.
Everything's Amazing and Nobody's Happy
After doing this, what do you learn about yourself?
Nick Rao's Rant
Do you sympathize with him? Is his argument effective? Does he cause you to reevaluate who you text? Or why you text? Any other thoughts?
Who’s his audience?
What’s his purpose?
Is his argument logical?