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Openhousewriting

  1. 1. Creative Writing Introduction to onlinelearning/overview of course syllabus.
  2. 2. Online Learning Benefits:• Online Learning allows students to work at a time that suits them.• Class materials are available at any time allowing students to read over information at their own pace rather than have to keep up and note-take.
  3. 3. Online Learning Negatives:• Once a student falls behind it can be difficult to catch up.• Keeping motivated.• Feeling connected to the group.
  4. 4. Strategies for Success:• Making a homework plan and sticking to it. Monday Tuesday 11 A 11 A 1 hour 1 hour Thursday Friday 11 A 11 A 2 hours 2 hours
  5. 5. Getting involved:• Participate in the Discussion Board each week.Don’t wait until the board is closed, get involvedwith your classmates in an active discussion. Communication is KEY!
  6. 6. CommunicateKeep communicating with me via EMAIL, SMS,PHONE, TWITTER AND THE DISCUSSION BOARD.
  7. 7. • Sign up for Remind101.com. This allows parents and students to receive text messages when important due dates are coming up. SMS: (727) 493 5541 Message: @cwriting1
  8. 8. Units• Unit 1—Introduction/Writing traits/Imagery/Descriptive writing/free- writing journals.• Unit 2—Poetic stories/narratives which use poetic devices.• Unit 3—The art of invention: how to come up with creative story ideas.
  9. 9. • Unit 4—Fantasy• Unit 5—Persona writing in poetry—Who is speaking?• Unit 6—Writing with humor.• Unit 7—Drama• Unit 8—Memoir
  10. 10. Assessment• Assignments - 40%• Discussion Activities - 15%• Exams - 25%• Final Exam - 20%
  11. 11. Tech Problems• Computer issues can and will happen!• Contact me as soon as possible so I know what is going on—computer problems can always be resolved.

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