Our world has billions of stories, and in this class, students will learn to write their own engaging stories with plot, pacing and character. Class goals also include enhancing critical reading skills, preparing students for the kind of literary engagement essential to middle and high school curricula. Appropriate for middle-schoolers of all reading and writing levels. Materials needed for this class include a word processor, spiral notebooks, and things with which to write. Microsoft Word is highly recommended. All supplies will be the responsibility of the student.