The assignment? Write a :90 story about a major change in your life. We will take photos to illustrate it, and turn it into a photo slideshow.
Our assignment for Tuesday was to create a list of three big changes in your life that would be fun to write about. This was mine:
- When I taught my son how to play baseball, I learned be a good coach at a sport I hated as a kid.
- Learning to cook taught me a new skill, and increased my confidence.
- In middle school, I wound up crushing on a girl I used to hate. It showed me how judgmental I was, and made me consider that I could be a bully sometimes, too.
Three sounds the most embarrassing, doesn't it? YUP. I'm picking that one. I'll write the story in front of you, and explain my process as I go.
We will work on this script in class on Thursday, Friday and Monday, most of us with paper and pencil, so bring your materials each day. If you leave them at home from the previous day, I'll have you start over again. When the story is done, we'll Peer Evaluate it.
Your goal for right now? Just write the story. You can write it like a letter to someone, or like a poem, or like a short story. Write it, then we'll work on making it pretty when rough drafts are done. Want to see a good example? Scroll down and re-watch the movie Remain, which we watched in class on Monday.