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.