Professor Tanya Kyi Reviews


Class Ratings

5Amazing Class
3Avg. Difficulty
5Very Interesting
5Very Useful

Prof: Tanya Kyi / Winter 2021

Nov 8, 2021

Comments on the course

Loved this class. Prof is super nice and TA's are there to help every step of the way. Assignments are marked somewhat hard because they need to keep a 71% average, but the course content is informative and incredibly fun (you're writing for children after all!). I've learned so much in this class and I've met so many people who I love being around. Would definitely recommend this class to anyone, including people who don't think they can write.

Course Content

3 assignments, a novel review, and 5 participation writing prompts. Very light course work, but be prepared to write every class. Assignment 1: Inciting incident (write the beginning of a middle grade or YA novel) Assignment 2: Non-Fiction (write an excerpt of a non-fiction book for ages 8-12 about a scientific topic or historical event/person) Assignment 3: Picture book (write a picture book manuscript for ages 3-6)


Study kid's books of the genre you are writing. If you are writing a picture book (one of the

Course: CRWR 203Delivery: In personWorkload: LightTextbook Use: No
Assignment HeavyParticipation Heavy