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Writer Doodle classes

Writer Doodle

Short, no pressure, fun writing exercises to explore using words with purpose and power. Students practice with the tools of great writing to learn about point of view, word choice, setting, mood, character development, sensory details and story generation.

 
  • Improve writing, communication and thinking skills.

  • Increase confidence and erase the fear of ā€œIā€™m not good at that."

  • Remove the need to be perfect.

  • Celebrate experimentation without judgment!

 Word equations

Word equations

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Writer Doodle students:

  • Have fun with word equations, random word sentences and acrostic poems.

  • Choose and use words with power.

  • Use lists to get ideas, to find out what matters, and to flesh out characters and settings.

  • Explore setting through different points of view.

  • Bring awesome characters to life.

  • Discover magic ways to get ideas.

  • Use quick ways to tell a story to plan for bigger things.

  • Use the five senses, emotion and an understanding of why it matters to make a reader care.