One Year Adventure Novel Curriculum

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9780974297248: One Year Adventure Novel Curriculum
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The One Year Adventure Novel curriculum guides students (grades 8-12) through the process of writing a structured, compelling adventure novel over the course of one school year. The program's unique approach to writing begins where many writing courses don't go at all, with an exploration of Story. What makes a story interesting? Why do we like some characters and despise others? What elements of a great book pull us into its world and compel us to keep turning pages? 78 lessons guide beginning authors step-by-step through a process that ends with the creation of an original, fully structured adventure novel. The One-Year Adventure Novel Curriculum is taught on DVD by award-winning novelist Daniel Schwabauer. It includes an in-depth textbook, a student workbook, and a teacher's guide as listed below. The One Year Adventure Novel consists of: The Compass A textbook with detailed explanations of the concepts explored in each class and sections of classic adventure novels used for study. 8.5 x 11. Teacher's Guide An easy to use system for grading your student's work and helping them improve their writing skills. 5.5 x 8.5. Set of Instructional DVDs 7 DVDs, containing all 78 lessons, covering every topic and each step in the curriculum. Each lesson is about 10 to 15 minutes long and is taught using a variety of reinforcements. Your students will not be bored in class! Bonus Resource disk containing: * 26 Weekly quizzes that can be administered by computer. * Video FAQs * 14 classic adventure novels, including: Huckleberry Finn, Treasure Island, The Jungle Book, The Blood Ship, Black Rock, Captains Courageous, Rupert of Hentzau, Tarzan, King Solomon's Mines, Wulf the Saxon, Peter Pan and more * Computer desktop images/wallpaper The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope's classic swashbuckling tale of court intrigue and double-identity in trade paperback format. 5.5 x 8.5.

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