Albert Einstein said, “The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.” Fantasy authors often find sneaky ways to include details about their own lives in their stories. In this course, you will learn the particularly fun and seldom taught skill of transforming a personal narrative into a fantasy story. You will have the opportunity to use experiences from your own life to inspire and develop your story. Our goal will be to write two complete short stories during our time together.
Transforming Personal Narratives into Fantasy Stories
For Rising 6th – 8th Grade Students
Your Summer of Discovery Awaits
MITY’s ExplorSchool provides rising 6th-8th grade students a unique opportunity to investigate new topics and dive deeper into their passions at a level that is challenging and motivating. Intellectually curious students take two classes, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, enabling them to explore different disciplines, experience things that are not possible within a normal school setting, and forge new friendships.