"My task is to make you hear, to make you feel, and, above all, to make you see. That is all, and it is everything." Joseph Conrad
Assigned Homework and Projects
For the Week of August 26-30
Journal Writing Project with Writing Patterns 1. Descriptive Writing is the first writing pattern to practice in your in-class journaling. Please view the user-friendly and informative Youtube video below on descriptive writing. View the video as often as you would like to better understand the elements of good descriptive writing: show don't tell, use concrete nouns, and limit adjectives and adverbs to "juicy" descriptors. The link can be found in the links section on the right hand side of this page.
Grammar: Review parts of speech, focus on: 1. All things nouns: Please view the video on nouns as often as needed to make sure you can explain, identify, and correctly use all of the kinds of nouns. The link can be found under the links section at the right hand side of this page.