Creative Writing

Into to Creative Writing (Ages 8-­‐10)


The main purpose of this class is to generate an interest in story telling and to improve writing fluency. Picture books, class-­‐generated stories and poetry are used to teach simple craft lessons such as how to develop ideas; understanding and developing different types of beginnings, and ends; developing the middle; using details and sensory imagery to create “mind pictures”; sharpening focus; and developing tone.


Tuesday 4:30-­‐5:30 p.m.

Creative Writing 101

This class encourages students to view themselves as writers, to write with a sense of purpose and audience, and to develop their writing voice. Students will not only be concerned with what to say but also with how to say it.


Tuesday 5:30-­‐6:30 p.m.

class schedule 2012-2013