Course Details

Subject:
English

Instructor:
Ms. Jessica Young

Recommended Grade Level:
11th Grade, 12th Grade

Course Credits:
1 Credit

Prerequisites:
English 9, English 10, or teacher recommendation

Offered Online:
Summer

Delivery:
Online

CGHS Course Number:
EN351G


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Creative Writing

This course is only offered online and is based on Indiana’s Academic Standards for English/Language Arts. It is a study and application of the rhetorical (effective) writing strategies for prose and poetry.  Students will study a variety of writing forms using successful models by other students and professional writers. Students will revise work extensively for meaning, structure, language, audience, and mechanics. Throughout the course, students will create, edit, revise, and publish the following: a variety of poems, a short story, a children’s book, a blog, and a reflection piece.  Students should expect to spend approximately 6 hours each week on their course work. Interested students should speak to their counselors about the Global Campus program before signing up for the course.

Students who complete Creating Writing through Global Campus will study a variety of writing forms using successful models by other students and professional writers. Students will learn writing terminology and write in a variety of forms including poetry, short fiction, and non-fiction. Students will maintain a blog, and revise work extensively for meaning, structure, language, audience, and mechanics. Throughout the course, students will create, edit, revise, and publish the following: a variety of poems, a short story, a children’s book, a piece of creative non-fiction, and a reflection piece.  Students should expect to spend approximately 6 hours each week on their writing.

Diploma 

Fulfills an English/Language Arts requirement for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas.

Requirements

This course is only offered online and is based on Indiana’s Academic Standards for English/Language Arts. Students will study a variety of writing forms using successful models by other students and professional writers. Students will maintain a blog and revise work extensively for meaning, structure, language, audience, and mechanics. Throughout the course, students will create, edit, revise, and publish the following: a variety of poems, a short story, a children’s book, and a blog.  Students should expect to spend approximately 6 hours each week on their writing.

Final Exam

There is no on-site final exam requirement for this course. In lieu of an exam, students will demonstrate mastery of writing skills and genres through their student-created blog sites.

Skyward Request
CGHS students who are interested in taking this course during the school year should make a request in Skyward using the CGHS course number: EN351G.


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