Creative Writing

The Creative Writing course will provide the student practices in the processes of composing poems, personal descriptive and narrative essays, and short fiction. If time allows, the writing of drama may be pursued.

 

The course affords an opportunity for self expression, promotes critical thinking, expands the imagination, and develops the use of figurative and literal language. The student will pursue an independent project in creative writing. The student will become a critical reader and editor of his/her own work and of the work of his/her classmates.

 

COMPETENCIES:

1. The student will produce, analyze, and evaluate effective creative communication to include poems, novellas, autobiographies, plays, short stories, essays, etc.

 

2. The student will use Standard English grammar, mechanics, and sentence structure to communicate.