Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Journalism: We read 10 Tips on interviewing, then Greene modeled an interview using poor Frank as a victim. Then we started our own interviews, making appointments and sending emails to get the skinny on lunch.

Creative Writers: We started writing stories. First drafts due Tuesday, BOC. Fourth block read Elmore Leonard’s writing tips and eight tips on writing dialog by Greene.

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Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

Journalists: We learned what sources were today and embarked on our first news story (price increases and other issues in the cafeteria).

Creative Writers: Third-block students hit the library to find books to read while fourth-blockers boned up on the three-act and character outlines. Mission one: Outline a short story from your list of ideas.

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Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012

Journalists: Greene collected the Classroom Contracts and went over the Independent Reading Unit (five months = five books). Then he handed out the SPJ’s guidelines to ethical journalism, and we tried them out on a few ethical dilemmas. Tomorrow, he said, we start writing.

Creative Writers: Greene collected the Classroom Contracts and went over the Independent Reading Unit (five months = five books). Then we did some more work on Muse summoning. The fourth-block class got little notebooks.

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In-Class Journalism Work, Sept. 4, 2012

Get your ethics on …

First here.

Then here.

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