Creative Writing for Upper Elementary: Fantasy Fiction
Eight-session creative writing for science fiction, fairy tales, magical tales and more.
year old learners
learners per class
$8 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 4 weeks
45 minutes per class
US Grade 3 - 6
Does your child like superheroes? dragons? aliens? Pokemon? Mario? Magic? In this class, students will learn to take their passions to write a fantasy story. In this class students will learn how to write a story with a strong plot, characters and dialogue. Week 1: Introduction/ What is Fantasy Fiction? Students will learn what fantasy fiction is and read a short fantasy fiction story. Week 2: Brainstorming In this lessons students will brainstorm ideas for their story by creating a...
Students will learn the writing process, literary terms, genres of writing, skills for developing strong creative writing skills, how to give and receive helpful critiques, how to analyze stories for elements and good writing.
This class is taught by a teacher with a Bachelor's in Creative Writing, a Master's in Elementary Education, certification in English. I also am part of an international writing organization and am an active children's book writer.
Students will be given formal feedback on their stories in both a well-regulated critique group.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Students will be watching YouTube videos to enhance instruction and mentor texts.
YouTube videos No Frills Writing for Kids Once Upon a World by Hannah Eliot Today I'll Be a Unicorn by Dana Simpson The Knight and the Nibblesome Knight by Elli Woolard Ta-da by Kathy Ellen Davis Franklin's Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale Dear Dragon by Josh Funk
Meet the teacher
Hi. My name is Debbie (short for Deborah). I'm offering both academic and creative writing classes. I have a Bachelor's in Writing from Eastern Oregon University, a Master's degree in Elementary Education from Lesley University and certification...