7th/8th Grade Electives - Creative Writing
Creative Writing is a semester class. Throughout this course, activities may include:
Exploring different forms of creative writing, such as short stories, poetry, memoir/narrative pieces, creative nonfiction, script writing, and journaling.
Mini-lessons and practice in Creative Writing skills, including Ideas, Word Choice, Voice, Dialogue, Characterization, etc.
Analyzing mentor texts (the writing of published authors) as models for improving and expanding your creative writing skills and tools.
Evaluating your own writing and that of your peers as a member of a safe and supportive community of writers.
Our Class Moto: "Show Don't Tell"
“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
― Anton Chekhov