Letter to or from Future Self
Write a letter to or from your future self in which you praise yourself for your imagination, resilience, and perseverence. Guidelines: Use a direct quotation from each of the following sources: 1. Churchill’s “Never Give In” speech. 2. Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If—” 3. STJ School Song. Start your letter with “Dear…” and don’t bother with […]
Lost Letter Encounter
You stumble upon a random letter on the path. You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter.
Watch closely two people playing a board/video game. Write a poem about your experience.
Create a radio diary. Anyone can make a radio diary. Try your hand at making radio. Whether you’re interviewing a neighbor, or a grandparent, or someone you’ve never met, a microphone is a passport into their lives. If you or someone in your community has a story to tell, get a microphone, a recorder, a […]
“He was terrified of small spaces and she knew”
Write a short story with the first line – “He was terrified of small spaces and she knew” – and containing some sort of direct reference to each of the following: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encyclopædia_Britannica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Genealogy_of_Morality https://www.edx.org
Read about Rabindranath Tagore. Read something from the writings of Rabindranath Tagore. Read the Introduction to Gitanjali by W.B. Yeats. Read Gitanjali. Write a post in which you explore the idea that “children gather pebbles and scatter them again.” Create your own photo-poster from a brainy quote of Rabindranath Tagore.
In the Style of a Monty Python Script …
Using a Monty Python script as a template, create a humorous dialogue in which one party is trying to accomplish a serious end, while the other is distracted by inconsequential details. Make your arguments as absurd as possible. Record your dialogue as a podcast.
Newspapers have changed considerably in the past 30 years, specifically in response to other media, such as television and the Internet. Using a recent copy of a newspaper as a resource, compare and contrast the advertising and visual techniques of the newspaper with those in other media forms such as magazines and the Internet?In what […]