After interviewing parents, grandparents, and other family members, students write about a single event in one relative's life, using specific details to create mood and setting. Topics such as a holiday celebration, wartime event, marriage
Students create a character using both direct and indirect characterization with a prompt that includes specific parameters of point of view, tense and structure, as well as writing samples of both direct and indirect characterization.
Roman News Revival Assignment
For this project, which looks at the historical accuracy of Shakespeare’s version of Caesar’s assassination, the people involved in the Ides of March conspiracy, and the questions of leadership and character raised in