Creative Writing - Imagination,Voice, and Expressiveness! Newly Updated 2/1/22
This class can be taken more than one time. In this class, learners write a creative story based on learner choice of topics offered, or 1 of their own, crossing genre possibilities and learners will be focused on writing, editing / revising skills in an encouraging atmosphere.
439 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 35 learners
3x per week
over 1 week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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In this creative writing class, students will be working on Google Docs , if possible,or other computer writing program, , to write a fictional story of approximately 1 to 3 pages, but no longer. This class is based on a fun, happy atmosphere where learners will be encouraged to write and create pieces of writing that will astound them with the details, depth, voice, and quality. Many story prompts will be given at the start of the class, or learners can use an idea of their own once...
Students will gain skills and improve in many aspects of creative writing including Week One: Staying on topic and writing in active voice with emotion and specific word choices. Week Two: Using Figurative Language and powerful description, point of view, specific settings Week Three: Adjectives, adverbs, conflicts, and literary elements, climax, resolution, voice During the class and individual meeting times, proper editing and revision skills will be practiced.
Working on the writing piece between class meetings will be required to allow each meeting to move onto the next level of the project.
Packet sent by teacher ahead of time Two print outs from Google or elsewhere - Ways to Say Said without using Said and a Character Trait list
The work is not graded but extensive verbal, and sometimes, depending on the writing program used by the learner, also in written form while editing and revising.
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Google Docs Please also go on Google ahead of class and find / print for class two items: a list of character traits and " Ways to Say Said Without Saying Said." An instructional pack will be sent to each student several days before class.
Mike PletmanThird fifth sixth grade teacher
439 total reviews
578 completed classes
There is nothing more exciting than when you see a student think deeply, question ideas, share a knew thought, or explore the meaning of the character’s action/ decision or a quote or a purpose the author had when writing a novel. Helping...