Making History Your Own

Whether responding to a school history fair project, entering a history contest, or exploring your own personal history, using a creative approach is a surefire way of captivating an audience. In this one-week course created by Writers in the Schools, you will be working with a professional writer exploring the steps in identifying a topic of interest to you, writing to a variety of creative writing prompts using information from your research, and choosing a presentation model that fits your own personal style. At the end of the week, you will have a final product that can be shared at school, with your family, or as part of your writing portfolio.


Age Group

15, 16, 17

Who will like this Course?

Children who enjoy reading and writing, or just day dreaming. Activities include making books developing writing techniques.

Recommended Prerequisites

Curiosity and an openness to new ideas.

On or Before April 4, 2022
$ 295
April 5, 2022 to May 23, 2022
$ 305
On or After May 23, 2022
$ 325



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