with Michelle Cameron
This Week’s Critiques
We heard some great stories this week. As part of our critiques, we discussed:
Working on Description
This week’s prompt was a selection of evocative photos. They put beautiful or disgusting imagery in their pieces, and know they can and should take it even further.
We discussed some of what makes a great descriptive piece:
Next week, 10/7, we will revise the first of several pieces.
As part of this week’s homework, they should refine the piece they select to bring into class until it is the best they can make it. I’ve asked them to take this seriously and follow the following guidelines:
- Fix it and read it again until they’re satisfied that it works.
Next week, they should bring in three copies of their work:
Make sure that work adheres to these formatting requirements:
Bring in up to five pages of a work in progress.
Yes, They Still Have to Write, Too!
As usual, please have your students work on one of the following:
It’s fine if they want this to be the piece we revise.
An Open invitation to All