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Class Name: Creative Writting
Taught By: Marcia Drake

Description:  Course Prerequisites: Successful completion of English I  Graduation Requirements Met:  This semester long course that counts as an elective grade or as a make up course for a failed required English credit.   Course Description:  This course will focus on the writer’s craft.  Students will have 2 major focuses of study: narrative writing and poetry.  In the study of narrative writing  students will focus on adding descriptive elements and detail to their writing.  In the study of poetry, students will explore a variety of poetic genres and forms.  A student portfolio, due as a final project will account for 50% of the student grade.