Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs

Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
Hero or Antihero? Creative Writing Lessons & Resources for 15 to 18 yrs
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With the right tools, your students can write confident and compelling narrative pieces. These bundled lessons apply secrets from master storytellers to build on existing skills, Students will discover how a character’s flaws or mistakes can become the engine for an electrifying plot. Your students will learn to -

* Craft compelling, honest, potentially hilarious characters using techniques including psychology.
* Quickly set themselves up for a successful first draft.
* See that it’s good for a story when nothing goes according to plan.
* Add a rough edge to the over-perfect characters that can make a story too obvious.
* Use a secret weapon when they are looking for character inspiration.

Activities
Speaking and listening, reading comprehension, planning, writing, reviewing.

Learning objectives
Reading
Understanding the author’s craft: story shape
Writing
Composition: generating ideas, planning and drafting
Composition: shaping and constructing language for expression and effect
Speaking and Listening
Developing active listening skills and strategies
Group discussion and interaction: Developing and adapting discussion skills and strategies

Resources included in this plan

Reading and Comprehension activities
Mini and Comprehensive writing activities
Famous quotes for discussion
Literary examples
Story prompts
Story planner for students
Online resource links

Please contact Claire Vorster for free resources, or with other questions.

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14 pages
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