Semester 2 Intermediate Class Syllabus

Week 13 – Fiction

Character Development (Page 54)

Setting (Page 56)

 

Week 14 – Fiction -2

Plot (Page 58)

Dialogue (Page 60)

Point of View (Page 62)

 

Week 15 – Fiction -3

The Work Begins (Page 64)

Short Story Final Draft (Rubric)

 

Week 16 –  Poetry

Limericks: An Introduction to Poetry (Page 66)

Haiku: The Art of Imagery (Page 67)

Are you Shakespeare or Spenser? (Page 68)

Free Verse or Blank Verse (Pages 69, 71)

 

Week 17 – Poetry -2

Line Breaks (Page 70)

Writing Song Lyrics (Page 72)

Writing a Sestina (Page 75)

Final Poetry  – Writer’s Choice 3 poem (Rubric)

 

Week 18 – Writing in Action

Friendly Letter (Page 80)

Business Letter (Page 78)

Keeping a Diary (Page 90)

Journal Writing (Page 91) (posted assignment)

 

Week 19 – Journalism

Reporting: An Introduction to Journalism (Page 83)

Writing an Editorial (Page 84)

(posted assignment)

Writing a Review (Page 86)

 

Week 20 Journalism -2

Conducting and Interview (Page 85)

Writing a Column (Page 87)

Web Logs or Blogs

 

Week 21

Technical Writing (Page 94) – Rubric

 

Creative Interview

Trip Advisor (Page 95)

(posted assignment)

 

Week 22

Speech (Page 81) – (Week-long assignment with Rubric)

 

Week 23

Satire – (Week-long assignment)

 

Week 24 Final Writing

Short Story (Rubric)

Poetry (Rubric)

Journal Entry (Rubric)

 

 

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