If you need a refresher, see the info on this episode of the Twilight Zone https://vimeo.com/39941330
Turn a comment stream on a site into a narrative! Post your comment at this post and copy it here. This is a variant of ds106 Telling Stories in the Web assignments such as the Amazon 3 Wolf Moon T-shirt If you do not know what “MOOCs” are, think of them like ds106 but much more massive and boring (let me help you)
Review the photos from the Daily Create of May 21, 2013 “Take a picture of where you are right now from a weird point of view, like an ant, an alien, or a ghost.” Pick one image, and write up a report to headquarters from the creature that was observing one of these humans. Be sure to include the URL of the image so HQ can verify your observations.
You are going to have to be convincing o get a 16 year old to believe you.
Copy the text of the tweets and or the links here. Make sure they are super punny.
You might want to write this in a response to one of the responses to yesterday’s Daily Create, which was the same question for urban life. Feel free to sing the song from Green Acres.
An acrostic poem uses the letters of the subject to begin each line of a poem about it, e.g. my poem was about my unicycle, the lines of my poem would begin with sentences starting with “U-N-I-C-Y-C-L-E” (more info…)
Each line of a cento poem is taken from bits of other poems (see more information on cento poems).
According to Wikipedia, “A limerick is a short, humorous, often ribald or nonsense poem, especially one in five-line anapestic or amphibrachic meter with a strict rhyme scheme (AABBA), which is sometimes obscene with humorous intent… The standard form of a limerick is a stanza of five lines, with the first, second and fifth rhyming with one another and having three feet of three syllables each; and the shorter third and fourth lines also rhyming with each other, but having only two feet of three syllables.”
Write a haiku- you know the 5-7-5 syllable pattern but see Wikipedia for more on the role of juxtaposition or cutting and the use of seasonal reference. Tweet the haiku with the #twHaiku hash tag; copy the text here along with the URL for your tweet. For more fun, try and write a response to someone else’s haiku
cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo shared by Intrepidteacher Borrowed from Visual Writing Prompts.
Describe what it looked like for that character.
borrowed from Visual Writing Prompts
Pick a photo from Daily Create 407 “Take a photo of someone that is nice and cozy in a blanket” and what happened when the subject of the photo was disturbed. Be sure to include a link to the original photo.
borrowed from Photoprompts
Borrowed from Visual Writing Prompts.
The Daily Create from February 24, 2013 was “Write an epic ode to an underappreciated object (coffee cup, toilet set, bookshelf, etc.)” Pick one of the odes, and write its response as if it is not believing the words the person wrote. Include a link back to the individual entry you picked, e.g. the dental floss Cris wrote to.
Expand in your writing as to whom eles might enjoy such a thing.
Be sure to link each song to a source so others than sing along. Fill the space in between with the narrative.
If it is too hard, you can choose to make exceptions for words such as a, an, I, at, …
Write a narrative of how and why you would be the best __________ the world has ever seen.
Include the text of that 140 character masterpiece, and include a link to it here.
Not sure what an acrostic poem is? Check it out.
Let’s keep this G-rated, ok?
Maybe it’s from your mommy, and she better be convincing as to why you were unable to be creative today!
What might be in that file? Who made it? What is it supposed to do? Let your imagination go wild.