creative-writing

CREATIVE EXPRESSION:
Unit Summary:

We all respond to beauty. Students explore how we use a variety of literature to express ourselves. Students will inquire into how literature reflects our culture, beliefs and values. We come to understand the importance of valuing personal creativity, and the importance of the arts in reflecting and shaping cultures.

Unit Understanding

Through literature, we can express ourselves, our thoughts, and our ideas.

 

 

Inquiring into:

How we use a variety of literature to express ourselves.

How literature reflects our culture, beliefs and values.

 

Essential Questions:

 

How can I express myself through writing?

How do different forms of writing support my message?

 

Vocabulary


voice, creative, creativity, expression, genre, culture, literature, beliefs, values, meaningful, folktales, audience, fiction, clarity, ideas, organization, story elements (message, purpose, character, setting, plot (events), problem, solution, conclusion), personal, point of view, good and evil.