Our exciting creative writing course is designed to ignite the imaginations of young minds and guide them on a journey through the wonderful world of storytelling. Through interactive activities, engaging prompts, and collaborative exercises, kids will develop their writing skills, enhance their creativity, and build confidence in expressing their thoughts and ideas.
Duration: 8 weeks (16 sessions)
Age Group: 8-12 years old
Class Duration: 90 minutes per session
Class Frequency: Twice a week (e.g., Mondays and Wednesdays)
Class Size: Maximum of 15 students
Week 1-2: Introduction to Creativity and Story Elements
Welcome and Icebreaker Activities.
What is Creativity? Exploring Imagination and Ideas
Elements of a Story - Characters and Setting.
Elements of a Story - Plot and Conflict
Interactive activities, group discussions, and short writing exercises to introduce fundamental concepts.
Week 3-4: Creating Vivid Worlds and Characters
Building Unique Worlds - Descriptive Language and World-Building.
Crafting Memorable Characters - Traits, Personalities, and Dialogues
The Power of Senses - Using Sights, Sounds, and Smells in Writing
Collaborative Story Creation - Group Writing Exercise
Week 5-6: Crafting Compelling Plots
Introduction to Story Arc - Beginning, Middle, and End
Adding Tension and Suspense - Cliffhangers and Pacing
Exploring Different Genres - Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy, and More
Plot Twists and Surprises - Thinking Outside the Box
Week 7-8: Polishing Your Stories
Editing and Revising - Making Your Writing Shine
Show, Don't Tell - Using Imagery to Enhance Writing
Crafting Engaging Openings and Endings
Sharing and Celebrating - Reading Aloud Your Masterpiece
Weekly writing prompts to encourage outside-the-box thinking and exploration of different writing styles.
Inviting local authors or storytellers to share their experiences and insights with the students.
Encouraging students to create illustrations for their stories, promoting a visual aspect of storytelling.
Providing a secure online platform for students to share their work, provide feedback to peers, and access course materials.
Assessment and Certification
Regular participation and engagement during sessions.
Completion of writing assignments and creative challenges.
Improvement in writing skills, demonstrated creativity, and collaboration.
A certificate of completion awarded at the end of the course.
Nurture a love for storytelling and writing in young minds.
Develop creativity, imagination, and critical thinking skills.
Enhance writing mechanics, grammar, and vocabulary.
Instill confidence in expressing ideas and thoughts.
Foster collaboration and teamwork through group exercises.
Join us on this interesting course, where your child's creativity knows no bounds! Together, we'll unlock the door to countless imaginative worlds and embark on a journey of self-expression and literary exploration.