Course Catalog

Creative Writing 2 (#1009330)

9, 10, 11, 12
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Graduation Requirements:

This course will meet an academic elective requirement.


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Creative Writing 1

Next Course in Progression:
Creative Writing 3 Honors
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Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop and use grade 11-12 writing and language skills for creative expression in a variety of literary forms. Studying and modeling a variety of genres will be emphasized at this level of creative writing.

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • examination of a variety of short literary collections, including poetry, which includes a variety of professional, peer, and/or teacher examples in order to examine
  • text craft and structure, including line length and placement
  • effects of figurative, denotative, and connotative language choice
  • power and impact of appropriate voice and/or tone
  • story structure, sentence structure, and grammatical choices
  • reciprocal nature of content and form in development of a personal style
  • writing for varied purposes and in varied genres, including
  • personal and dramatic narratives
  • various poetic forms
  • screenplays and multimedia productions
  • multi-genre and creative non-fiction selections
  • digital writing platforms
  • effective listening, speaking, and viewing strategies with emphasis on the use of evidence to support or refute a claim in multimedia presentations, class discussions, and extended text discussions
  • collaboration amongst peers, especially regarding peer reviews of multiple drafts