Creative Writing: Write Your Own Story in a Week
In this 3 part course we write our own short story. After looking at setting, characters and plot we will add similes and metaphors to enhance our story.
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Completed by 19 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 fun interactive class learners will write their own short story. In the first lesson we will learn about the setting of the story. Settings describe where and when a story takes place. Learners will look at a variety of settings and choose a setting for their own story. In the second lesson we will talk about characters. It's time to be creative! We will work on different similes and metaphors and find the best way to describe our main character. We will also look at the...
Students will learn the components of a story. They will learn techniques for improving their descriptive language and build confidence in their writing skills.
I have a BA in English Literature and a teaching certificate.
Between each lesson students will work on their story. They should spend about 15-30 minutes on homework after each lesson.
3 files available upon enrollmentLearners will need to print out the worksheets before each lesson. They will also need plenty of lined paper and a pen or pencil.
2 hours 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Enthusiastic literature teacher with 15+ years of experience. My classes are interactive and student lead.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
139 total reviews
117 completed classes
Hello! My name is Tanya. I have been teaching since 2008. I have a BA in English literature and a teaching certificate from Cambridge (CELTA). My classes are very interactive. I like to give students some creative freedom to explore the literary...