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Creative Writing: Short Stories

This is a 8 week course design to help the student write an original short story, roughly 4 to 10 pages.
Mrs. Humes
2 total reviews for this teacher
New class
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 8 weeks
year olds
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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Class Experience

To inspire students to develop original pieces /ideas and learn about the human condition through characterization. 
To create a short story between 4 and 10 pages long. 
If the student chooses: To help them understand the process of publishing and submission to literary journal.
I am a published author myself and used to work as a editor for the college literary journal. 
Each student will work on their story during the week in between classes, No specific amount of time will be required. 
Lined Paper Pencil / Pen Student Workbook (PDF Provided) Access to Google Docs or Microsoft Word (any version) Printer (optional)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
I will give the student feedback about their writing, including notes on grammar, spelling and structure. No formal grade will be given. 
(If using a Charter and you need a formal letter grade, please message me)
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Short Story Workbook by MaryPat Mahoney via TeachersPayTeachers website (This will be provided by me for students to download/print)


Mrs. Humes
Lives in the United States
Let's Learn Together!
2 total reviews
4 completed classes

About Me

Hello Everyone!

I am so excited to get to know you and help you learn and grow.

As a home school mom, I completely understand the need to find ways to teach English/Language Arts in an innovative and engaging way. 

In addition to being a home... 
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