Stories have the power to transform us. Throughout our lives, the stories we have heard may shape our identity. They may shape the perspective we have on life, the past, present, and future, ourselves, and those we love. Stories may raise questions about the war, family secrets, those who were lost, and things we discover through our research.
Take a walk with me for five weeks, through a WWII family story. Each week you will receive access to a new module to help you explore your family & military stories. The target of this course is help you put a story on paper and view it from multiple perspectives to see how you, your family, and the story have grown, found answers, peace, and closure. Finally, you will have the opportunity to witness the changes in one of my stories as I vulnerably talk about moments in my life.
We will discuss:
Why We Write
Legacy & Closure
Are you ready to start this journey to explore your family & military stories?
In this 5 week course, you will explore a family story of your choosing. This course is designed for a 9th to 12 grade high school student. It has adult topics (war, trauma, relationships etc.). A mature student will benefit from the writing prompts as well as the course material. You do not have to be researching a WWII solider or have any connection to the war to benefit from this course. You can choose to write a story about anything relating to your family.
This Course would suit to fill the requirements for a High School English Course. The course releases new content each week. If you choose you can linger on a lesson or come back to it later. After the 5 weeks the course content will be available to use at your leisure.
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