Creative Writing

One Term                   Grades 10, 11, 12                     Elective

This course is designed to allow students to experience all kinds of writing. The setting is a workshop in which the student and teacher work together to enhance individual writing skills. Strong focus will be placed on idea development, vocabulary, syntax, and organization. Assignments will include the following: a personal reminiscence, poetry, contest writing, a holiday letter, persuasive writing, analysis, and exposition. A literary magazine will be created using student work; in addition, students will be encouraged to submit their work for publication.