Creative Writing for Children

Suitable for ages 9-12 years

 

Creativity is the freest form of self-expression. There is nothing more satisfying and fulfilling for children than to be able to express themselves openly and without judgement. The opportunity to be creative, to create something from the well of their imagination, can reflect and nurture children's emotional health.

 

 

This Course:  

 

  • Introduces the elements of story and story structure

  • Encourages and develops imagination through the creation of fictional character and settings

  • Explores self-expression and problem solving through the development of conflict in characters

  • Prompts critical thinking

  • Develops language versatility

 

 

 

Creative writing allows children to delve into their creativity using the tools at their disposal: words and imagination.

 

Week-by-week this creative writing course, for primary school children, will introduce the main concepts of writing a fictional story, teasing their imaginations while they learn.

 

 

Course Outline

 

 

Week 1:

    Introduction to Story Writing

  • Lovely Language

  • Imagination Runway

 

 

Week 2:

    Building a Fictional Character

  • Question Quest

  • Observation, originality and description

 

 

Week 3:

     Where in the World?

  • Imagining a story setting

  • Past, present or future?

 

 

Week 4: 

      What’s the Problem?

  • Plot development

  • Planning and decision making


Week 5:

 

       Say What?

  • Dialogue writing

  • Capturing voice

 

 

Week 6:

    Joining the dots

 

  •  Putting your story together

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