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Creative Writing for Young Children Part 2
Write On! Creative Writing 3D (Ages 8-12)
A 5-week course which immerses students in creative story writing, weaving in various forms of hands-on art in order to help students fully understand story structure elements, and to enhance writing skills.
Megan Charbonneau -- "Ms C" -- B.A., B.Ed
37 total reviews for this teacher
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Twice per week
over 5 weeks
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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Kids love stories ... and enjoy attempting to create their own. This 5-week course is designed to help students from a wide range of learning styles, using art as a means to further student understanding of story structure elements -- setting, characters, mood, conflict, plotline, climax. As well, art is used to help students with basic editing skills they will require in older grades: particularly adjectives, adverbs and vocabulary choice. As a class, we will work together to build a story...
Students will learn elements of a story, as well as the stages of story writing, through the use of collaborative learning and art.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts (English) and a Bachelor of Education. I have worked as a full-time English / History teacher, as well as a literacy and ESL teacher over my 16+ years of teaching.
Homework will consist of students completing their versions of the artistic representations focused on each class as we progress through elements of story structure and the writing process.
Students will need access to the following (*please note that if some supplies are unavailable to them, students can do all of the activities using simple pencil, paper and pencil crayons): Blank paper (a booklet or duotang with blank paper inside works better to keep all parts together as a portfolio) Coloured pencils or thin markers Pencil & eraser Paint / brush or oil pastels (optional for all of these, only if able) Plasticine or bakeable clay (better because you can keep it after) Shoe box Scissors Glue or tape Any added elements students can find for final diorama project - these will be determined in final weeks when students decide which scene to create. *Most of these can be found at regular dollar store or Walmart, all can be found at art store such as Michael's.
Assessment will be informal, consisting of having the students self-analyse on a regular basis, particularly in terms of asking themselves if they have put in their "personal best" with each assignment.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Megan Charbonneau -- "Ms C" -- B.A., B.EdFor Those Who Learn Differently!
37 total reviews
27 completed classes
Hello budding Lifelong Learners! I am Ms C and: -- I've been teaching students from pre-K to secondary school learn for over 16 years. -- My specialty has been reading, writing, English and History -- I love many other topics, including...