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Course name: The Writer's Craft Course code: (EWC4U)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG3U
EWC4U The Writer's Craft Grade 12 online course
Course description: This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. You will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of your writing. You will also complete a range of creative and analytical writing projects, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG3U
Course description: This course emphasizes knowledge and skills related to the craft of writing. You will analyse models of effective writing; use a workshop approach to produce a range of works; identify and use techniques required for specialized forms of writing; and identify effective ways to improve the quality of your writing. You will also complete a range of creative and analytical writing projects, and investigate opportunities for publication and for writing careers.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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20 Lessons

5 Lessons

1.1   The art and craft of writing

1.2   Inside the writer’s mind

1.3   A uniquely Canadian perspective

1.4   The challenge of writing

1.5   The writer’s toolbox

5 Lessons

2.1   Setting the scene

2.2   Setting the scene

2.3   Conflict and point of view

2.4   Conflict and point of view

2.5   Creating and publishing a short story

5 Lessons

3.1   Narrative non-fiction and biographical writing

3.2   Persuasive non-fiction

3.3   Expository and descriptive non-fiction

3.4   Expository and descriptive non-fiction

3.5   Journalism: Soft news

5 Lessons

4.1   Writing for TV and film

4.2   Best song ever

4.3   Graphic storytelling

4.4   Bringing it all together

4.5   Polishing, perfecting, and submitting your work