General Description

Learn the tricks and tools to write short stories. Explore character, setting, plot and structure as you explore how to write stories that impact readers. 

Audience

Drama, English, Media teachers and primary school teachers. 

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area:  Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities,

2.3.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Curriculum, assessment and reporting:  Design and implement learning and teaching programs using knowledge of curriculum, assessment and reporting requirements,

3.1.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Establish challenging learning goals:   Set explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals for all students,

3.2.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Plan, structure and sequence learning programs:   Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning,

6.4.2 Proficient Level - Engage in Professional Learning - Apply professional learning and improve student learning:  Undertake professional learning programs designed to address identified student learning needs

 

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Course Outline

    • Introduction to Writing Stories

  • 2

    Module 2 - Story Telling Briefs

    • Introduction

    • Storytelling Briefs

    • Activity - Storytelling Briefs

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 3

    Module 3 - Plot

    • Introduction to Plot

    • Plot

    • Plot Structure

    • Three Act Structure

    • Activity - Plot

    • Reflection Task

  • 4

    Module 4 - Dialogue

    • Introduction

    • Dialogue

    • Activity - Dialogue

    • Reflection Task

  • 5

    Module 5 - Characters

    • Introduction

    • Characters

    • Reflection Task

  • 6

    Module 6 - Point of View

    • Introduction

    • Point of View

    • Reflection Tasks

  • 7

    Module 7 - Setting

    • Introduction

    • Setting

    • Reflection Task

  • 8

    Module 8 - Editing

    • Introduction

    • Editing

    • Reflection Task

  • 9

    Module 9 - Conclusion

    • Conclusion of Writing Stories

  • 10

    Course Completion

    • Feedback

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