(Creative Writing G. 12)
When working on a student publication, brilliant student editors only need a little bit of direction in order to accomplish ambitious articles. They can delegate tasks with their peers and make their work efficient. Below is a list of one of the checklists that I gave to our student editors. This document lays out our short term direction and specifies achievable targets for upcoming issues of the school newspaper.
The best structure I have seen for creative writing is actually from the suggestions, guidelines, and curriculum that the National Novel Writing Month produces for young writers. This framework provides structure for students who need guidance, activities for teachers to implement, and flexibility for independent writers who need encouragement and time to develop their writing for the literary magazine. To read the whole document from NaNoWriMo, please click here.