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Semester Class! Creative Writing Crash Course: Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry

In this 9-week Semester Language Arts course, learners will be introduced to the three core genres of creative writing: Fiction, Nonfiction, & Poetry through a fun crash course structure!
Megan Conkle
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Completed by 2 learners
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year olds
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$19 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 9 weeks
60 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will complete 4 creative writing assignments over the course of the semester. Each writer’s process varies, but learners can expect to put in 1-2 hours for each assignment. 
Learners are required to have a designated writing notebook for this class. This could be a standard spiral bound notebook, a moleskin, a composition book, etc. The following works are 𝙤𝙥𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 outside reading for students based on class themes. These will not be explicitly taught, but are intended to introduce writers to true masters of the craft. 𝗢𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁 Fiction 𝘉𝘦𝘭 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘰 By Ann Patchett 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘎𝘰𝘥 𝘖𝘧 𝘚𝘮𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴 by Arundhati Roy 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘉𝘭𝘪𝘯𝘥 𝘈𝘴𝘴𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘯 by Margaret Atwood Nonfiction 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘊𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘕𝘰𝘯𝘧𝘪𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯: 𝘐 & 𝘌𝘺𝘦 by B. Minh Nguyen & Porter Shreve Poetry Sylvia Plath Rupi Kaur Amanda Gorman Mary Oliver
Learners are assessed through informal peer critique and facilitator feedback. 
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Megan Conkle"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." - Einstein
16 total reviews
23 completed classes

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