writing the short story
Posts on Thursday (Grades 4-8)
Course Objective: To provide an introduction to the 5 elements of story creation as a starting point for both writing a short story and improving comprehension of classic short stories.
Course Description: Students will learn the 5 elements of story creation by learning techniques, reading examples, and practicing their new skills. The elements of successful story writing will be broken down into manageable units including characterization, setting, plot, dialogue, and more! By understanding how a short story is constructed, students will become more proficient in their reading and writing skills as they write their very own short story.