Chapter 2 Reading Response
If I had to sum chapter two up in one statement, it would be The greatest writers are
effective largely because they deal in particulars and report the details that matter. Writers must
learn the importance of sti
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
By: Robert Frost
Robert Frost makes you feel as a reader in need, like the character is needed and
also very alone and tired. Robert helps you feel these ways by explaining that he has been
In the article about Russell Banks and how he found himself as a writer was very
intriguing because I keep trying to find myself and what I really feel that I would be
confortable doing, as a career, for the rest of my life. The part of the articl
Poem & Fiction Piece
The Picture Frame
Brightly laced at the base,
Colorful, flourishing, flowers, frolic in the foreground,
Memories captured time
Meditation, Contemplation, Observation,
Inclines, one to adjust and realign of
July 25, 2013
Unit of Hope
Walking in this bone chilling rain. My black leather coat and matching clothes are
soaked. I feel people staring at me. The clouds are low and very dark; the wind is blowing
just enough to give me a
July 28, 2013
There once was this beautiful, full of life little girl. Growing up with loving,
hardworking parents, who thought the world of her. Laura having long flowing locks of
honey colored hair and freckles covering her p
Reader Response Letters (RRLs)
Minimum 1 page | typed & double spaced | submit printed copy in class |
Reader Response Letters are letters addressed to your classmates (Dear
Class) in which you respond to the reading assignment in a va
When is your final e-Portfolio due?
E-Portfolios are due Thursday May 4th at 12:01 AM.
What will we do during the exam period?
Give a presentation (worth 2 participation grades) of our e-Portfolio, and discuss final grades. Failure to
attend will result i
In the short reading called What are questions? the sentence, Youve probably heard it
said that someone cant be taught until theyre ready to learn, stuck out to me the most. As a
student, if I am personally not interested in lear
CNF & Poem#2
Christa, my eighth grade buddy, just recently has been going through
confrontations with her boyfriend.
I think we must need a extra person to hangout with, so we dont fight all the
time, says Christa.
I look at her and say, Well, I h
Gurgle, gurgle, I hear coming from dad, who is arm distance away from me on the
couch. I look over and grin and he scrunches his face like he is in pain. I guess it doesnt
help that Emerald is on TV, with his amazing
The main idea of chapter ten is to express the concept of being able to use different kinds
of form to write poetry. When writing poetry, you are allowed to basically write your own rules.
You can decide if you want to r
During this revision process, I struggled with where to begin and what direction I wanted
to take each piece. I started with wanting to revise my monologue and after working with it in
different approaches; I decided it wo
When all I have ever known is completely a lie.
Things will never be the same again, and
There will never be a day I can look you in the eye.
For I remember that night so dark and grey
When you beat me till I could no longer stan
Fiction Story about tattoo
Look at her over there standing tall and straight with her blonde hair flowing down her
back. She looks fragile in this subway station, like she is afraid someone will hurt her. She is
Its been 7 months since Stacy and Adam said I do and for the last 6 months she has
been coming to this same gas station getting a bottle of white wine and a pack of orange flavored
breath mints. She is listening to her favo
Chapter 8 Try This 8.12 Pick a photograph from an occasion when you were not present- it can
be from your family collection of from any other source. Describe it in at least half a page of
detail. Then, acknowledging that you are now in the
Fictional piece options- 3-5 pages long double spaced; can be a monologue
piece where someone misjudges someone or is completely wrong about something,
A giant spider a box of Krispy crme doughnuts and a letter are a huge pi
In creative writing this semester, I have learned and practiced so many writing techniques
that I feel have made me a better writer. I have learned the importance of revision and what
revision really does to your work. In t
The night is becoming dark, the lights are swirling around me and people are everywhere.
This was supposed to be a family night at the fair but too much has already been revealed.
Beside me stands a girl that just last year w
The video No One Writes Alone gives great insight that everyone needs someone to look over
their work to help further improve upon it. Even students at MIT struggle with their skills in writing, but
they improve on their own work due to constructive criti