This 10 lesson creative writing mini-course PPT presentation focuses on 8 literary devices, poetry and autobiographical writing, creative vocabulary, descriptive vocabulary, and MORE!!
This course is broken down into 10 one-hour lessons:
Lesson One: Course Introduction / Introduction Poetry
Lesson Two: Imagery
Lesson Three: Abstract & Concrete Detail
Lesson Four: Extended Metaphor
Lesson Five: Personification
Lesson Six: Hyperbole
Lesson Seven: Repetition & Anaphora
Lesson Eight: Juxtaposition & Oxymoron
Lesson Nine: Understatement
Lesson Ten: Final Exam
Each lesson begins with three course opening activities: descriptive word bank (building a descriptive vocabulary); see it, describe it (describing images using vivid language); and learning from the professionals (studying description in young adult literature).
Lectures consist of concept overview (definitions, examples, and analysis) and practice (simple construction).
Each writing activities consist of a poem example (using concept) and writing assignment (with all creative requirements).
Each lesson concludes with a "5-Minute Write-Down" activity (word games).
This course concludes with a 10-piece autobiography portfolio (completed after each lesson for homework). Prompts, examples, guidelines, and grading rubric are included.
This is a great resource to kick-off a creative writing class or to incorporate creative writing into your classroom. This course promotes rigorous creativity.