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Basics of Fiction

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face Grades 2 & 3
access_time 45 mins per week
groups Up to 8 students

Students are introduced to fiction writing by focusing on a different key topic each lesson. Students will learn about descriptive and figurative language, settings and world building, character development, plot, dialogue and strategies for approaching key moments in a story. Each lesson includes collaborative activities, discussion, writing prompts and feedback.


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favorite Parent

My daughter loves writing club with Megan. It’s always a positive experience.
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favorite Parent

My nine year old budding writer came out with a character sketch and enthusiasm for adding the character to the book series she and I are writing. You know you have a great class when your already happy kid comes out happier. Thank you! We'll take another when we have have a chance from Ms. Philippi.
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favorite Parent

Megan is an outstanding instructor. She knows her subject and obviously enjoys it. She is outstanding in drawing ideas from her students and is constantly helping them dig just a little bit deeper. My two learners each enjoyed the class immensely. Highly recommended.
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My daughter enjoyed this class. It was very engaging and fun learning. Nice class!
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Taught by Ms. Megan

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Megan Philippi is an educator and theater artist with experience teaching literature, writing, and theater. She graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, where she majored in Theater and Performance Studies, completing extensive coursework in literature and creative writing as well as performance theory and practice. Megan has worked at the Great Books Summer program and education programs at Arena Stage and Lookingglass Theatre, and has tutored students of all ages in writing fiction, persuasive essays, and creative nonfiction. Her classes are interactive and collaborative. They are designed to empower students to think critically and share ideas and stories with generosity and confidence. Megan is passionate about getting to know her students, teaching classes that are both fun and rigorous, and making her online classroom inclusive, supportive, and comfortable for everyone, so that students can push themselves to explore new ideas and take creative risks.


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school Lesson 1
Class will focus on using description and figurative language, and students will participate in a writing activity designed to help them get to know each other while practicing description
school Lesson 2
Students will apply their new descriptive writing skills by describing an imaginary place
school Lesson 3
Students will learn about character development and create original characters
school Lesson 4
Students will learn how to let characters and setting naturally drive the plot of a story
school Lesson 5
Students will practice writing different kinds of dialogue and learn how to use it to enhance prose
school Lesson 6
Students will learn strategies for approaching the beginning, middle, and end of a story, and write the opening of a new story that they may continue after the course

school Basics of Fiction - LessonLeap

Class will focus on using description and figurative language, and students will participate in a writing activity designed to help them get to know each other while practicing description
read more

school Basics of Fiction - LessonLeap

Students will apply their new descriptive writing skills by describing an imaginary place
read more

school Basics of Fiction - LessonLeap

Students will learn about character development and create original characters
read more

school Basics of Fiction - LessonLeap

Students will learn how to let characters and setting naturally drive the plot of a story
read more

school Basics of Fiction - LessonLeap

Students will practice writing different kinds of dialogue and learn how to use it to enhance prose
read more

school Basics of Fiction - LessonLeap

Students will learn strategies for approaching the beginning, middle, and end of a story, and write the opening of a new story that they may continue after the course
read more

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