The Eggyssey (Ages 11-14)
Apr 6-9, 14-17
Embark on a journey of epic proportions! Inspired by the ancient Greek classic, Homer’s Odyssey, this Easter creative writing workshop challenges students to create an eggy character that has to endure a variety of obstacles on its journey back home. The Sirens, the Cyclops and Scylla, the six-headed sea serpent, were all created by Homer as trials for Odysseus, so what dangers lie in wait for our epic eggy heroes? That remains to be seen…
Learning objectives
As a writer:
  • Be introduced to ECP process of writing, revising and publishing a story
  • 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
  • Refine proofreading and editing skills 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
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For children aged
10 to 1213 Up
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