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INDEPENDENT ADVANCED CREATIVE WRITING
Advanced Creative Writing is an Independent Study course with no facetime. Students must be:
- Previously successful in Creative Writing
- Approved by the instructor
- Able to use the Internet and digital tools
Throughout the semester, students must complete 5 projects and 5 critique essays. All critique essays must be submitted online through GoogleClassroom; students will need to complete one critique essay and one project approximately every three weeks. All units are linked, below. Unit Projects published online should be linked in the comments on the Peer Publications Blog. Check the blog weekly for peer links, updates from the instructor, and any new and cool digital writing resources that we've found over the week.
Fully completed, excellent work will earn an A.
A-level work must:
- be free of errors
- be thoughtful
- be creative
- adhere to the elements of writing and formatting specific to each genre unit
- be submitted in a timely manner
The purpose of the critique essay is for you to think about the elements of the genre you are studying, and to analyze the effectiveness of the authors' use of these elements...
Unit 3: Comics
You don't have to be a great artist to be a great creator of comics. You do, however, have to develop a style and a voice that is consistent and effective for your purpose...
Unit 1: Blogs
Blogging, in its simplest form, is writing a journal online. However, blogs can fall into many categories, from dry and professional to uncomfortably personal, and everything in between...
Unit 4: Advice Columns
Advice writing is a unique genre. Answering anonymous questions, advice writers develop their own voice and frame their advice through their own experiences and world view...
Unit 2: Infographics
An infographic is a graphic, visual representation of data. Infographics are one way to compose an argument and present evidence and data in a format that has immediate visual and emotional impact...
Unit 5: Digital Stories
Digital stories turn the short story form into a multimedia experience. A moving narrative becomes a moving short movie, complete with audio, voiced narrative, images, thoughtful...