Short Story Writing (Grades 6-8) Use this lesson to assign a short story writing activity as well as to illustrate the critical steps of short story composition, including plot elements, brainstorming, and more.
Discover what it takes to be a novelist, a poet, a scriptwriter, and a gonzo journalist.
Through a variety of lessons, writing prompts, guest speakers, field trips, and time to put pen to paper, the course will sharpen writing skills and love of the written word.
Join Summer Springboard’s Creative Writing program and become immersed in the study of four different genres using the Writer’s Workshop methodology.
But, my math-loving, left-brain self cannot “teach” creative writing. This writing course is designed to help high schoolers write fictional short stories and novels. One track is designed for all writers no matter how proficiently they can write.
I can teach the proper way to site resources in a research paper.
Sharing our writing offers us a chance to look at each other’s perspective.
So far, our favorite activity has been to write an ABC story – a 26 line story with each line beginning with the next letter of the alphabet.
We try to complete at least one section 3-4 days a week.
We’re having lively discussions about the lessons and about our writing.