Liberty HS

 Learning Recommendations:  Must be a junior or senior.

General Description: Creative Writing is an elective designed to facilitate students’ creative and imaginative thinking and writing skills.  In this course, students may write non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and drama. Students learn to write using literary elements such as description, characterization, setting, conflict and plot, dialogue, diction, and poetic devices. Students will engage in all the steps of the writing process. Writing is the focused activity of this class.

Content:

  • Various fictional, non-fictional, and poetic writings will be analyzed for modeling and instructive purposes.  Students will write in various genres and styles.

Strategies:  

Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Modeling
  • Multi-draft writing; utilizing the writing process
  • Peer writing groups
  • Editing and revision
  • Individual writing conferences
  • Direct instruction
  • Individual writing activities
  • Group writing activities
  • Daily journal writing