Registration for 2023-2024 courses begins on March 1, 2023.

How much homework is in Middle School Creative Writing?

We estimate the coursework will take 5-7 hours per week. During a typical week, students complete the following tasks:

  • 60–90 minutes of live class instruction and writing workshop
  • Video lecture (5-10 minutes)
  • 10 pages of grammar exercises
  • Approximately 5 pages of reading from a creative writing textbook
  • Approximately 5-10 pages of guided reading on short story weeks
  • 30-45 pages of guided reading during novel study weeks
  • Weekly forum discussion with fellow students
  • Weekly comprehension quiz
  • 3-5 short writing prompts each week (2 of the 5 are optional exercises)