Creative Writing 12
75% in English 11
Join us in Writing 12, a new course designed at SIDES. Writing 12 is a creative writing course, and we will read and write contemporary poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction. For students with a particular interest in another genre (such as screenwriting or documentary writing), we offer the option of completing an independent study instead of Unit Five.
We will emphasize creative writing exercises to help students generate fresh language and ideas, and will guide students to compose creative pieces which are personally meaningful and worthy of publication. As part of the drafting and revision process, students will be expected to participate in at least two online Writing Workshops.
The course consists of five units:
- Poetry: the basics
- Short Fiction
- Poetry: sound and image
- Creative Nonfiction
- Independent Study or Poetry
Student-paced. Students are expected to submit work regularly and to complete this course within one calendar year.
Midterm Portfolio and Interview
Final Portfolio and Interview
Unit Submissions: 52%
Unit Quizzes 8%
Midterm Portfolio and Interview 10%
Final Portfolio and Interview 10%
Participation (Writer’s Workshop) 15%
Students are supported by the online teacher for the course, and can receive assistance by email, phone or in person at SIDES.
Basic technical skills
Click here to view the Prescribed Learning Outcomes (PLOs) within the Integrated Resource Package (IRP)for this course.