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Creative Writing


English Language Arts

Michael Schwartz

DESCRIPTION: Creative Writing is a two-semester English elective course designed to engage students in the writing of poetry, short fiction, personal narratives,and other genres with an emphasis on developing and exercising imagination. Students will read closely for multiple purposes to analyze and evaluate exemplary texts to develop creative writing skills. Students will critique and refine writing through guided discussions, collaborative revisions, and individual reflections. Students will produce an expansive portfolio of creative work in a variety of genres that reflects student growth and understanding of the techniques of published authors. Students will share writing in a variety of ways and submit original works for publication