Flex Video Game Creative Writing: Let's Write a Minecraft Story
Do you have a writer who loves video games and Minecraft? This flex camp will focus on Minecraft while we develop vital narrative writing skills! Learners will practice prewriting, focus, elaboration, and revision skills!
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No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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Not an official Minecraft product. Not approved or associated with Mojang.
In this course we will use Minecraft as a way to hone our creative writing skills. We will create a character and setting, and explore how we use that character to advance a plot and develop a theme. Module One will focus on pre-writing, Module Two on writing, Module Three on revision, and Module Four on sharing! We will cover the following topics: Module One: *Roll- A- Story: Let's get those creative juices flowing and start generating ideas! *Choose Your Character: When we play Minecraft...
Students will learn pre-writing skills such as character development, story organization, setting, theme, and plot development. They will learn how to hook the reader, focus and elaborate on elements that advance the story, and conclude in a way that satisfies the reader. They will also learn some revision techniques and how to peer edit.
I have a Master's of Education degree and I am a certified teacher with over ten years experience in education. I am certified in K-6 elementary education, 7-12 social studies education, 7-12 language arts education, and K-12 Reading education.
Students will complete modules and work on their story outside of class as much as they need/ want.
I will provide all handouts. Learners will need a die or set of dice for the first module.
I will provide feedback on each module.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Students will use Gimkit to practice skills. Parental consent is required to use this resource.
M.Ed, Reading Specialist and Certified Teacher empowering learners for over a decade
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34 total reviews
67 completed classes
Hello, I'm Kellie! I teach writing classes and conduct book clubs. I've loved reading and writing my entire life, and it is my dream to share that love with the next generation. As an educator, I've taught fifth grade math and reading, sixth...