Fan Fiction

Year 7-8

Three Week Program

Okay, look, we’re kinda obsessed with stories. Books, movies, tv shows, webcomics, whatever. How do they make such awesome stories? And the CHARACTERS - I want to be their best friend. So sometimes we, kinda, sorta… just write stories about them. IT’S OKAY, it’s totally fine, it’s called fan-fiction!

The first step of learning is imitation. Students will set out to pay homage to the stories and characters they are fans of by using elements of other narratives (their styles, tones, and even their events) to craft original stories set in established universes (and sometimes alternate realities)!

Sample Outcomes - Australian Curriculum

  • Create literary texts that draw upon text structures and language features of other texts for particular purposes and effects (ACELT1632)
  • Experiment with particular language features drawn from different types of texts, including combinations of language and visual choices to create new texts (ACELT1768)
  • Create imaginative, informative and persuasive texts that raise issues, report events and advance opinions, using deliberate language and textual choices, and including digital elements as appropriate (ACELY1736)
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