[2/6 to 4/25, no class 4/4 and 4/11] Sundays, 9:30 to 10:45 AM
Sundays, 9:30 - 10:45 AM (PST)
In this course, students will have fun learning how to make their writing more engaging, sophisticated, and thoughtful. Through creative writing, students will learn how to label and organize words in order to build a variety of sophisticated sentence structures. Also, students will learn some creative techniques as they practice creative writing ranging from prose to poetry.
While studying different short readings as models for creative writing, students will practice analyzing plot elements, themes, and character development. This course provides students the opportunity to build prerequisite writing skills to prepare for high school standardized testing and high school-level literature courses.
In doing so, students will learn basic academic language and skills surrounding literary analysis.
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