The objective of this class is to learn about “Short Story Elements.” Students are given a background on the following elements: Setting, Plot, Character, Conflict, Point of View and Theme.
Each week students are presented with information that strengthens their approach to writing and focuses onone of the above elements. The culminating assessment is based on the production of a short story. The students receive a notebook in which rough drafts are produced and writing is formalized. The students’ final product must be typed and can include illustrations if desired.