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Creative Writing

  • Name:

    Creative Writing (CRWR201)

  • Department:

    Language Arts

  • Credits:

    0.5 (semester course)

  • Suggested Prerequisites:

    English 1 (ENGL100) or equivalent

Creative Writing

Description:

The Creative Writing course is for any student who enjoys turning creative thinking into stories, characters, and experiences to share with others. Students will examine what makes a great character, and then practice skills to produce original characters, storylines and descriptions. Students will discover the techniques involved in writing poetry, creating scripts for advertisements, and in producing effective non-fiction pieces. Major projects include: Original Stories, Original Poetry Portfolio, Original Non-Fiction, Original Drama, and Original Parody.

Special Notes:

This course counts as an English elective and may not meet the requirements for English transfer credit to another high school or as English credit for college admission purposes.

FROM THE TEACHER

Do you love to think? Do you love to put your thoughts on paper? Come and write with me! Creative Writing is for anyone with a sense of wonder and observation! You don’t have to be a master writer or a published author in-the-making to enjoy Creative Writing. Let’s encounter all kinds of ways to think and write creatively: Character Descriptions, Scenes, Dialogue, Plotlines, Poems, Advertisements, Non-Fiction, Satire, Drama–you name it! We are going to give it a try. This class is not about perfection; let’s have fun!

If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.

Student Feedback

It was overall easy to follow and the progression made sense.

I thought this was a great class. It was really fun and well organized.

I enjoyed this course and look forward to taking more.

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