2A: Ellen Hopkins Author Visit at the Media Center
1. Writing Prompt:
Write about a character who survived the zombie apocalypse, and has now taken the role of leader of a small group of survivors. The catch? This character is the oldest amongst their small group. Double catch? This character is only 17 years old.
2. Read your Quarter 1 Book for 15 minutes.
3. After reading, list everything you learn about your book's main character, both explicit (on the page) and implicit (between the lines).
Do you like this character so far? Why? Why not?
4. For five minutes, list as many dos and don'ts as you can think of when it comes to creating interesting and likable main characters.
5. Think about the main character for your NaNoWriMo project. Who are they? What makes them the most interesting?
Start completing this Character Profile for the main character of your project
2A: Submit your notes and takeaway (at least five sentences) on Ellen Hopkins' visit and presentation
3A: Submit your writing prompt, character notes from your book, and beginning of your character profile