FINAL EXAM: Tragedy Hits Home May 23, 2008 - June 13, 2008
Reading and Deliberating
Tragedy Hits Home
-create a collection of poems and/or prose pieces (i.e. stories, notes, journal entries, letters) that work together to tell a story
-create realistic characters a reader can relate to
-tell the story of a tragedy from multiple points of view
-you must have at least 7 pieces working together
-they can be any mixture of poems, stories, notes, diaries, letters, text messages, etc.
-each piece must show a different persons experience of the same tragedy
-pieces should be posted in the FINAL EXAM contest on our site
-pieces MUST BE POSTED IN ONE ENTRYthat means all your pieces put into one writerscafe document. Design it nicely so its easy to tell where its separated
-the whole entry should have a single title, but each single piece should have its own, too
-think of a tragic event first and dont start writing until you have a few different characters designed.
-what are tragic events?
*9/11 *earthquakes *volcanoes *hurricanes
*crimes *car accidents *wars *bad hair days?
(this is not an exhaustive listyou could think of others to use)
-minimum 7 pieces 5 10 15 20 25 30 35
-tragic event adequately described 5 10 15
-divided up and posted correctly 5 10 15
-pieces work together to tell story 3 6 9 12 15 18 21
DUE POSTED ON WRITERSCAFE BY THURSDAY JUNE 12 @ 8:15 A.M.
Created May 22, 2008