At the beginning of today's class, I collected the final drafts of your argumentative essays.
Next, I gave an introduction to our short story creative writing assignment. Below, I have attached the assignment sheet as well as the prewriting activity (mentioned in the assignment sheet).
Then, in class, we looked at a Ray Bradbury short story and focused on the ways in which he incorporates and develops the basic elements of story telling in his story. Below, you will find the short story and the response/discussion questions that we completed and discussed in class.
For homework over the week of no onsite classes, please complete the first three steps of the short story creative writing assignment. They are as follows:
Chris Trompas - English teacher at the Learning Choice Academy in Chula Vista and La Mesa, CA.