ENGLISH 10: Creative Writing (2 credits)

*Students must take two English 10 course (2 credits each) to satisfy the English 10 requirement (4 credits total).

View the complete Learning Standards for this course: English 10: Creative Writing

Creative Writing 10 is designed for students who have an interest in creative expression through language. The course provides students with in-depth opportunities to become better writers through the exploration of personal and cultural identities, memories, and stories in a wide range of genres. Within a supportive community of writers, students will collaborate and develop their skills through writing and design processes.

Introductory Activities – 10%

• Using Imagery in Your Writing

• Writing About You

Module 1: Thinking About Writing – 30%

• The Memoir

• Creative Prompts

• Description and Dialogue

• Playing with Words

• Literary Response

Module 2: Communication and Articulation – 30%

• Citations and Avoiding Plagiarism

• Expository Writing

• Descriptive Writing

• Elements of Fiction

• The Personal Narrative

Final Project – 30%

Option 1 – Novel Study

• Reading Plan and Plot Synopsis

• Analyzing My Novel

• Reading Response

• Novel Tic Tac Toe

Option 2 – Telling a Story

• Telling a Story

• Story Planning

• Writing My Story


Assessment in this course is based on written assignments.

Required Resources: a computer with internet access.

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