If I Were a Book Title

Daily Prompt #6: Catharsis 

Catharsis – the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.

It’s time to unleash any thoughts you have about the week or upcoming weekend.


Write for 7 minutes about anything you need to get off your chest.  The goal is to write the entire time.

Need inspiration? Here are some wise words from a famous writer.

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”  ~Maya Angelou


Today, let’s start by sharing our Found poetry! Set it out on your desk and we’ll do a gallery walk.

Guess what?  There’s going to be a book written about you!  What’s the title?  
Come up with at least one idea that you think each of the following people would suggest.

* Yourself
* Your mom (or dad or guardian: your choice)
* Your best friend
* Your worst enemy (or someone who doesn’t really care for you or someone who doesn’t really know you)
* Your pet (or your favorite toy or possession)

Now, pick your favorite and make a book cover. Be sure to include the title as well as the author. For example, “by my dog,” or “according to me.”

When you’re done, hang it in our classroom!


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