Creative Writing
    This course is designed to provide for practice in the process of writing various forms of fiction and non-fiction. Emphasis is placed on practicing the techniques necessary to write and critique pieces of written literature. Each student will become a critical reader, writer, and editor of his or her own work, as demonstrated in the final portfolio.
    • To understand and practice the writing process daily.
    • To demonstrate proper usage of literary elements and devices.
    • To submit a final portfolio which exhibits the skills acquired.
    • To learn and examine avenues of publication for writing.
    • To critique, revise, and edit the works of others and individual work.
    • To contribute openly in classroom discussions.
    Student writing will be assessed using the following standards:
    • Organization and clarity of thought
    • Depth of thinking and observation
    • Satisfaction of project requirements
    • Writing mechanics and grammar
    • Fidelity of work (absence of plagiarized material)
    • Evidence of creative thought
    • Effective cooperative group work (when applicable)
    • Come to class prepared and ready to write, discuss, and participate
    • Late work will be acceptable ONLY in the case of excused absence- Assignments are due on the due date!
    • All pre-writing and drafting activities are mandatory- A final draft that magically appears will not be accepted for credit.
    • Bring all required items to class when necessary
    Course Details:
    Basic assignments, not limited to the following--
    • Short Stories
    • Poetry
    • One-Act Plays
    • Fairy Tale
    • Personal Writing Journal
    • Review Writing
    • Analysis, Description, Definition
    • Final Portfolio

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