This is a Dual Credit course offered through Indiana University. You must complete the Indiana University application and have a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA. Students are charged a discounted Indiana University tuition rate.
Creative Writing, a course based on the Indiana Academic Standards for English/Language Arts, is a study and application of the rhetorical writing strategies for prose and poetry. Using the writing process, students demonstrate a command of vocabulary, the nuances of language and vocabulary, English language conventions, an awareness of the audience, the purposes for writing, and the style of their own writing.
This class is designed to prepare students to take the SAT and ACT exams by learning time management skills and test-taking strategies specific to the SAT and ACT exam. Half of the class period consists of teacher-led instruction and practice, while the other half of the class period allows for more individual practice using online tutorials, practice quizzes, and worksheets. Small homework assignments are given weekly, as well as quizzes and exams.