Fan Fiction (Ages 11+)
Aug 12-16
9:15-11:15
ECP Centre in Central
July 29-Aug 2
2:30-4:30
ECP Centre in Central
Overview
Can’t get enough of Hogwarts or Diagon Alley? Don’t think Katniss made the right decision in The Hunger Games? In this fan fiction workshop, students get a chance to make their favourite characters do things their way or write a new story in the same fictional world! They can alter plots, reincarnate characters and do plenty more. There’s only one rule: it needs to be convincing. (Note: Students must bring at least one book from their chosen series to refer to during class.)
Learning objectives
Specific to this workshop:
  • Be introduced to the world of fan fiction
  • Consider how to create new characters, settings or storylines for the fictional world of their choice
  • Discuss and analyse the genre of the original book or series and features of the genre
  • Discuss and analyse the existing characters to be able to write about them consistently
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing and revising
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Use a variety of techniques to portray characters
  • Develop more complex plots with consistency and logic
  • Experiment with new techniques, devices and structure
  • Improve writing skills through individualised feedback from the teacher
  • Edit their writing to keep the reader engaged
  • Practise proofreading and editing skills
As a learner:
  • Develop creativity and collaboration through a workshop environment
  • Learn to look at own work critically and consider how to improve it
  • Learn to be open to and respond to constructive feedback
Skill-Building

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7
Sessions
5
For children aged
10 to 1213 Up
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