- Write-on: Translate five of your authentic topics into inauthentic prompts.
- What is the difference in the wording of an authentic topic vs. inauthentic prompt?
- Discover how we can go from inauthentic prompts to authentic topics
- How can you attack an inauthentic prompt?
- What do you owe an authentic topic?
- Take your worst prompt of all time and write out how you would attack it if you were given it again (your authentic way of writing it).
- Act-on and Write-on: Get with one other person who has their beginning sentence and switch predicates. Write your new sentence in your notebook.
- Continue reading “Thou Shalt Not Kill Thy Sentences.”
- Take notes on types of sentences and clauses.
- Find one compound-complex sentence in your AR book and bring it in.
- Write-on: How do you know when you have used too many sesquipedalian words in a conversation or a piece of writing?
- Attempt the translation on page 6.
- How can you translate the exact meaning while still giving it your own writing style.
- Analyze the Analogies.
- What kind of relationships are possible in an analogy?
- Create your own analogy using two other words in list 31.
- Write-on: What was the worst writing prompt that you have ever encountered? Why?
- Hand back and Discuss Ocean Question papers.
- Brainstorm the differences between an authentic topic and an inauthentic prompt?
- What were you able to accomplish with the authentic piece that you couldn’t do with the inauthentic piece?
- What are the most authentic prompts that you can think of?
- Write down ten Authentic topics that you would like to explore this year (or that other people would want to explore)?