This five-unit creative writing course which contains the following units with handouts, PowerPoint Presentations, Instructional techniques, Peer Critique forms, Rubrics for self- and teacher evaluation, and brainstorming activities. The Schedule outlines day-by-day lesson planning for each unit. Every unit builds upon the last unit's Learning Targets, and every unit ends with a lesson plan using a film to prepare students for the next unit. This high school curriculum can be taught at the middle school level. This is aligned to Common Core for English 9-10 & 11-12.
First Week / Classroom Management Unit: Includes teaching schedule for the included units; syllabus, class rules & policies, and setting the tone for Daily Journaling. Also includes building classroom relationship activities "Letter to Teacher" and "Trio Tales" small group skit activity.