In StoryWriting Camp we learn how to craft a story like “real” authors — who are no more “real” than ourselves! Really!
We spend the week following a narrative arc, setting scenes by showing vs. telling, building tension by focusing on just the right details, creating credible dialogue, and more. And we do it all the LitWits way: making big literary ideas tangible, sensory, and FUN!
Here’s a huge list of amazing things learned,and CCSS met while “just” having creative, memorable fun!
We inspire young writers in creative, kinetic ways:
While having all that hands-on fun, we learn
Just look at all these smiling kids and their beautiful handmade books filled with their very own fabulous stories!
We’re always so impressed at how well kids followed the narrative arc, and so pleased that they pick up on the tips and tools we embed in our sensory props, activities, projects, and other fun.