Writing contemporary fiction

Challenge reference: 4903

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 2
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify some of the key features of contemporary fiction and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1.  Listen and respond to texts in this genre.

  2. Write a short contemporary story.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Describe characters orally
    • Describe a contemporary setting orally
    • Discuss and debate contemporary issues raised by texts read
    • Identify slang, dialect, and/or informal language
    • Describe and develop characters
    • Write a simple dialogue between two characters
    • Describe a contemporary setting
    • Create interesting events relating to contemporary issues
    • Create a story with conflict and problems for the main character to overcome
    • Write a conclusion that resolves the main problem
    • Write in 1st person, past tense
    • Use two examples of slang, dialect, and/or informal language