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Claudine Fernandez

Founder of Artistic Strategies, Trainer, Writer

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Teaching Creative Writing to Kids

n this class, you will learn concrete strategies to guide and engage young children (7-12) in the process of creative writing.

The class will be divided into the following components:

1. Course Introduction

2. Creating a Character

3. Writing about a Character

4. Creating a Setting

5. Writing about a Setting

6. Planning a Plot

7. Writing a Plot

8. Tips on Editing 

9. Giving Feedback

10. Class Project

About the Instructor:

Claudine Fernandez holds an Arts in Education Master's Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. (Hons.) Degree in English Literature from the National University of Singapore. She is a former Ministry of Education teacher and has been teaching English and Literature since 2007. She is currently teaching English at a University in Singapore. In addition, she writes narrative non-fiction and human-interest stories and is the author of the children’s activity book, “Every Child’s Guide to Write Away!" She is also the founder of Artistic Strategies, an educational organization that grooms young writers in Singapore through the arts and offers professional development workshops to parents & educators.

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