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In this class, students will write a fictional story about people who make a difference in the world. Students can discuss who they consider their encouragers, mentors, or heroes to be. We will use these ideas to create characters and start our own short stories about encouragers, mentors, or heroes. We will talk about how to start and end a short story and review parts of speech (nouns, verbs, and adjectives). The stories will be fictional writings but can be based on people in our...
Students will improve their writing skills and learn stress-free techniques to completing a writing assignment. We will talk about who our encouragers, mentors, and heroes are—both fictional and in our communities. We will also discuss the key elements of a short story: character, setting, conflict, plot and theme. Each student will have the opportunity to write a fictional short story based on the person of their choice. Students will also have the chance to read their stories to other students.
Students will need paper and pencil for writing.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This book is not required for the class, but some of the material and the teaching methods used for the class come from my book Write Away: Writing Guides from an Author and Teacher.
Chris P. (she/her)
A Writer's Word
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
157 total reviews
334 completed classes
I'm so excited to have a chance to teach literature and writing to your students. I'm a published author. My seventh book (second poetry book) was released in August 2020. I have a degree in English from University of Memphis. I also hold a...