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Writing with a Wand: The Potion of Powerful Plots
This is a one-time course on story building and development. As students read and discuss their favorite plotlines in fiction and fantasy novels, they will be inspired to write their own powerful plot.
Jennica Gonzalez, M.Ed
86 total reviews for this teacher
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There are books that are fun stories to read, and then there are plots that leave us reading on the edge of our seats, wondering what the character will do next or how they will cope with the curve ball challenge thrown their way! The perfect potion for a powerful plot contains 5 elements: A dash of introduction, allow to simmer a bit with some rising action, add the climax at exactly the right moment, stir in the falling action, and then let it cool before finally topping it with a little...
Students will determine how plot plays an important role in shaping fiction stories. Students will use their favorite author's writing to identify elements of good writing techniques. Students will create a plot outline for their own creative writing story.
Prior to class, students should think about their favorite plot line in a fiction book. They will share this at the beginning of the class.
-Notebook paper, possibly a sketch pad -Pencil or pen (or a digital way to capture ideas and write) -The student's favorite fantasy novel/s (if they have one available on hand).
Students may submit original work from class to the teacher for feedback. This should be sent within 24 hours of finishing the class. The teacher will reply within 48 hours with feedback and suggestions. This opportunity is optional but may enhance your student's learning from the course and is greatly welcomed!
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Jennica Gonzalez, M.Ed
The magic we read inspires us to write our own new magic.
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
86 total reviews
92 completed classes
I have been a teacher to students all around the world for over 10 years! Some of my adventures include Jordan, Colombia, New Mexico on the Navajo Nation, teaching English online to Chinese students, and currently in my own state of Florida....