Writing contemporary fiction

Challenge reference: 4904

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 1
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, simple contemporary story.

Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Listen to two or three contemporary texts
    • Orally describe characters
    • Orally describe a contemporary setting
    • Discuss and debate contemporary issues raised by texts read
    • Describe a contemporary setting
    • Use adjectives to describe characters
    • Create events based on contemporary characters
    • Create a problem for the main character to overcome
    • Write a conclusion to resolve the problem
    • Write in 1st person, present tense