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Creative Writing Through Literary Devices
In this 4-week course, students will learn and practice different literary devices to improve their creative writing skills.
Mrs. Rutan (she/her)
229 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
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learners per class
$10 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 4 weeks
30 minutes per class
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This class is to give a basic start in understanding the literary devices of hyperbole, metaphor, personification and simile to help them increase their creative writing skills. Each student will need a notebook to be used during class as their own creative writing journal where they will be encouraged to draw pictures and write sentences using the literary devices. They will take something simple such as a drawing of the sun or a drawing of a gloomy day and will practice writing how they...
Students will be able to write the 4 different literary devices of hyperbole, metaphor, personification, and simile. Students will have a writing journal for inspiration and further writing practice.
Students will be assigned a writing prompt after the first class. They will work on their paragraph(s) throughout the class and add each literary device to their paragraph after each lesson. The length and time it takes to write will depend on each learner but the minimum is at least 2 paragraphs that completes the prompt in a full story.
Learners are required to have a notebook (of any kind) or pieces of paper in order to practice writing and drawing the pictures for each class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Mrs. Rutan (she/her)
Reading expands the world, mind, and heart.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
229 total reviews
207 completed classes
About Mrs. Rutan: My name is Madelynn Rutan and I am a literary enthusiast, lover of cats, pianist, and travel buff. I have been to 14 countries throughout my life and hope to continue to travel even more. I love learning about different cultures,...