MS Creative Writing - Session 1*

Middle School Creative Writing Carousel

  • Starts Aug 22
  • 68 US dollars
  • Online

Class Description

Age Range: Middle School Schedule: Mondays for 8 classes Learning Goals: Types of writing: expository, descriptive, persuasive, and narrative. We will discuss character development, writing genres, figurative language, and best writing practices. *poems *short stories *diaries *fables *many more Classes will begin with a 10-15 minute writing prompt and presentation. We will do a positive peer review of the writing prompt. Homework: In each live class, the student will be assigned a short writing project. We will also be working on essays and narrative writing projects and how to self-publish. Estimated time outside of class: 1-2 hours per week Assessment: Students will be assessed on assignment turn-in punctuality, in-class participation, and peer reviews. Quizzes through Quizizz, Google forms, or Kahoot will also be used for assessment. Learner Supply List: A good computer and internet capabilities and from time to time, we will order literature so we can analyze the author's use of figurative language. Books are usually under $9/ea. (1-2 books per quarter) Course Description: In this course, the teacher will be using interactive slides, Nearpod, Flipgrid, Edpuzzle, Peardeck, and other educational apps to make learning more engaging. Additional Notes: A new 8-week session will be offered each quarter. Register for each session to continue the series for a full year of Creative Writing. *Fee is one of two installments. Instructor Bio: https://www.inspiredvirtual.org/nikki-hodsdon ------------- Need a different day/time? Questions? -> email nikki_h@inspiredvirtual.org

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Cancellation Policy

To cancel, please notify us as far in advance as possible (at least 48 hrs). ** Please note that classes that do not meet the minimum number of participants (varies) may be cancelled. In that case, you will be notified via email.