12/20 – 1/6: Fiction Contract Writing

For this “week” we’ll be working on your short stories. The template for the stories is up at Google classroom.

Our warm ups are:

  • Tuesday: I’ve lived in this town my whole life, and most of the time that’s fine by me. But in late fall when the sky fills with birds migrating south for the winter, traveling thousands of miles, I get homesick for places I’ve never been. Places like ___________…
  • Wednesday: No class due to assembly
  • Thursday: At first, skipping a grade seemed like a reward, an honor. A part of her thought she might even be presented with a certificate of some sort. But when she walked into the classroom, she realized_______…
  • Friday: Tommy kept walking, trying not to let his limp show. It made his leg hurt even more, but it was important not to stand out. Not in this neighborhood, and not on a day when________….

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