Thursday, November 17, 2011

El Rey

El Rey from California is a place. on Vimeo.

1) After viewing the film, get with your partner and identify the following:

2) Complete the Spider Map with an understanding of the main idea and supporting details.

3) Complete your Five W's chart. (Who, what, when, where, why)

4) With the acquired information please create a storyboard with both text and drawing.

5) Use the information from the storyboard and write a brief essay. (The essay must contain a
beginning, middle, and end)

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Memoir writing /stick figure

We will watch a video from before gathering the below listed worksheets.

1) Sensory detail worksheet
Choose two of the five senses and include them in your paper.

2) Setting worksheet
Time and place must be included in the first paragraph.

3) Action worksheet
Cut and paste dialogue, action, and wondering.

You have the remainder of the class to complete your memoir.
Feel free to receive help from others in your group.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Memoir questions

After viewing the attached video, answer the following questions.

Is failure an important part of life? Why?

If you fail at one thing does it mean you are a failure?

Is it important to keep trying even when you feel you aren't good at something? Why?

What do you feel like when you succeed?

What do you feel like when you fail?

Tell about a time you succeeded.

Tell about a time you failed.

What did you learn from the video?

Successes and failures create your life story. The memoir you're writing is a part of your story.

Memoir writing