Tuesday: Start working on short stories. We will start by going over how to create engaging fictional settings. We will watch the video here, and use these notes. We are just making outline notes of setting today; the paragraph version will be due on Thursday.
Wednesday: Continue working on fictional settings. 3 paragraph essay on world is due tomorrow.
Thursday; Trade and discuss fictional worlds with a partner. Revise fictional worlds with comments from partner. Go over how to create engaging fictional characters. We will be making the main protagonist and antagonist of the stories. Characters are due tomorrow.
Friday: Brainstorm additional characters that will be needed for the story. Go over what makes a good conflict and come up with possible conflict ideas based on your setting and characters. Decide on a conflict that you are going to use in your short story. Conflict is due Monday.