Fiction Writing For Children

15 students

This fiction writing course is dedicated to children and teenagers from 9-16 years of age, who are interedted in writing their own stories.

The lessons in this course will take young writers through a step-by-step writing process that will help them craft beautiful stories that will keep readers hooked.  Whether your child has been writing stories before or not, the lessons in this course will take young writers to the next level in storytelling.

Students would learn how to incorporate smell, sound, sight and feelings into their writing.  They would also learn about characters, dialogues, settings and everything else that makes up a wonderful story.

The videos and written lessons are detailed and easy to follow, and so are the prompts.

The best part of the lesson is that students can learn at their own pace and from anywhere. Students can watch and pause the videos whenever they wish, re-watch videos when necessary, and complete the course at their schedule time within the 7 weeks period.

 

DURATION: 7 weeks

FEE: N8000 

ONGOING PROMO FEE: N5000

Note: The promo price won’t always be available. We therefore encourage you to book early to avoid disappointment. 

This online fiction writing course for children and teenagers is suitable for 9-16 year olds.

The course is divided into six modules stretched out into six weeks. Students will be given assignments every week to help them build their writing skills. We will read through every assignment and provide detailed written or video feedback.

The main focus, however, is for students to have fun when writing.

We accept students from around the world! The course lessons and assignments are available on this platform, but assignments would be sent and replied via email. So students don’t have to be online at a set time/day. 

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module One – In the first week, we will look at the five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, smell and the importance of observation when writing. We’ll also talk about the importance of reading. 

Lesson 1 –  Sight

Lesson 2 – Sound

Lesson 3 – Touch

Lesson 4 – Smell

Lesson 5 – Observation

 

Module Two – In the second week we’ll look at characters. Students will have a chance to write about a character including the character’s physical description, background, etc.

Lesson 1 – What does the Character look like?

Lesson 2 – Types of Character

Lesson 3 – Antagonists and protagonist

Lesson 4 – What is the Character Wearing?

Lesson 5 – What is the Character’s Expression?

 

Module Three – This week, we’ll look at setting. If you take a character in a book, that character is in a setting, in a certain place or time. The third module will show students how to use a setting for a story and students can then write a story incorporating setting description.

Lesson 1 – What is Setting? What Can You Find in Your Setting?

Lesson 2 – What is the Weather and Atmosphere Like in Your Setting

Lesson 3 – What is the Date And Time of the day in Your Setting?

Lesson 4 – Is Anything Happening in Your Setting?

 

Module Four – We will talk about plot and endings. When you’re writing, there will be a plot, with a beginning, middle and end. We’ll also talk about how to end a story effectively, as this can be the most difficult part of a story. Students will put this into practice by writing their own structured story.

Lesson 1- What is a Plot?/ How Many Parts Should Your Plot Have?

Lesson 2 – What Should The Beginning of Your Plot Be?

Lesson 3 – What Should the Middle of Your Plot Be?

Lesson 4 – What Should the End of Your Plot Be?

Lesson 5 – How to Plan Your Plot.

 

Module Five – In Week 5, we will look at dialogue and students can practice writing a conversation between two characters.

Lesson 1 – What is Dialogue?

Lesson 2 – How to Build Dialogue

Lesson 3 – How to Punctuate Dialogue

Lesson 4 – How to Add Expressions to Dialogue 

Lesson 5 – How to Add Action to Dialogue

 

Module Six – In the final module, we’ll look at how to revise and improve your work. Students will then write a story incorporating the various elements taught in the course.

Lesson 1 – How to Ensure Your Story Flows

Lesson 2 – How to Ensure Your Dialogue flows 

Lesson 3 – How to Use Major Punctuations in Your Story

 

Module Seven – Writing prompts

 

Module Eight – Writing Prompts

 

 

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