Friendly Phantoms
Overview
Ghosts tend to have a bad reputation. Many people think of them as scary or spooky, hiding in closets or under beds. But not all ghosts are out to get us! Like Casper the Friendly Ghost or the ghosts in Ghosts in the House by Kazuno Kohara, some ghosts are more than happy to lend a hand! In this workshop, students will create their own story about an amiable apparition!
Learning objectives
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing, revising and publishing a story
  • Stretch creative thinking and take creative risks
  • Become aware of the disconnect between what the writer knows/imagines and what the reader knows if it’s not written down
  • Express ideas with detail
  • Follow a simple story structure
  • Sequence ideas logically and step-by-step
  • Use vocabulary that they know in their writing
  • Improve writing skills through individualised feedback from the teacher
  • Correct identified technical errors in their work to prepare writing to be published
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
  • Gain confidence as a writer by writing and publishing a story in a booklet for a real audience
Creative Writing & Publishing

max size
6
Sessions
5
For children aged
6 to 8
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