The Land of Misfit Dragons
May 28-June 30 Tues (except first lesson on Tues)
3:30-4:45
Online
Overview
Everyone expects dragons to breathe fire and strike fear into the hearts of humans, but what if you're a dragon who doesn't fit in? Based on the picture book, Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon, students in this workshop will write about dragons who are finding it hard to live up to our scary expectations.
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

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6
Sessions
7
For children aged
6 to 8
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