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Super Storytellers Junior: Write a Story With Teacher Amy!

In this four-week class students will learn the basics of writing a short story with themselves as the superhero main characters.
181 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
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Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks

5-7

year olds

3-5

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse 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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Description

Class Experience

By the end of this course students will be able to:
-Identify main characters in books, movies, or TV shows 
-Create their own fictional main character by drawing and writing about them
-Identify settings in books, movies, or TV shows 
-Create a setting for their story by drawing and writing 
-Identify different ways to solve problems 
-Create a problem for their main character to solve
-Create and describe a solution to their main character's problem
-Choose a type of ending for their story (happy, sad, scary, etc.)
-Gain experience organizing their ideas in writing while creating a short story
-Share their completed story with their teacher and classmates if they are comfortable doing so
I am a published author (The Necklace, (c) 2017 Word Alive Press) and have been writing stories in my free time since I was six years old. I love writing and am excited to share my passion and knowledge with your students in this 4-week course. 
Homework will only be assigned if students need to complete their worksheets from class before the next meeting.
A link to the handouts required for class will be posted on the classroom page. Each week before our meeting I will send a reminder to let you know what worksheets are needed for that week. Optional items to bring for specific class discussions will be mentioned in a post on the classroom page before the relevant meetings as well. 

*Students may choose to print out and use the worksheets provided or they can do their work on a computer or tablet if that works best for them, as long as they are able to save their work at the end of each class. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
To fully enjoy and participate in the class students must be able to write simple sentences on their own or have an adult nearby to help them.
Music and video for “Superheroes Unite” by Koo Koo Kangaroo used with written permission from Bryan of Koo Koo Kangaroo.

Teacher

Amy Smart
🇨🇦
Lives in Canada
Creative Writing Expert, Published Author, and English Language Arts Tutor
181 total reviews
260 completed classes

About Me

Hello, my name is Amy and I love teaching creative writing classes on Outschool! I have had a passion for creative writing from a very young age. At six years old I was writing and illustrating my own short stories. I always received great marks... 
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