This morning there was a fiendish, dusty wind blowing dirt across the highway. Either: a) Explain why an author would include an element like this in a story, or b) Write your own mini-short story about it right now.
2. Vocab quiz
3. Novelists: ready, set, go!
4. Begin "Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
1. Novelists: create your proposal (template will be posted this afternoon)
2. Everyone: post to your blog about the note at the beginning of "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (below). How does it set the tone of the story? How has this technique been used in other stories (e.g., "The Blair Witch Project")?