The Bad and the Good

1) On Writing Bad

What makes bad writing bad and good writing good?  What makes some writing better than other writing? 

2) Two Pros, Toe to Toe

Two Author Trait Comparison

3) Six Traits Review

Click here to see previous work we've done on the six traits. 

4) Writing and Film

We will watch each film clip below twice.  You are to describe what is happening in the scene writing as well as you can.  The sound will be off, so you will have to infer what characters are saying and hearing.  Be prepared to read your description aloud. 

Film Clip A

Film Clip B