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High schoolers determine what grammar is and how they have learned it. In this creative writing instructional activity, students read "Style' Gets New Elements," and respond to the discussion questions. High schoolers then present grammatical rules to one another using songs, dance, poetry, and skits.
9th - 12th Language Arts 40 Views 94 Downloads
Halloween Literature Unit: Creative Writing Project
Students practice their creative writing skills and build cooperative learning skills. In this creative writing project, students review parts of a story. Students reinforce the concept of sequencing and develop stronger writing skills. Students are presented with an illustration they describe and put in sequence as it relates to the topic of the book.
K Language Arts 8 Views 12 Downloads
A BIOGRAPHICAL JOURNEY: USING THE LITTLE PRINCE TO EXPLORE BIOGRAPHY & CREAIVE WRITING
Students integrate Author and Biography study with Students personal perspective. They make connections between research and creative writing. Students enrich research and critical thinking skills. They encourage students to think about and develop their own life stories.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 13 Views 41 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Carving Through History
Peek into the art and history of ancient Mexico by analyzing the artifact Stone Serpent Heads. Learners examine images of the piece, discuss its origin, history, and significance. They experience the carving process by creating similar pieces from clay or soap.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 44 Downloads
Judging a Book by Its Cover
Students explore the relationship between the form of books and the content inside. In this book exploration lesson, students use a piece of their creative writing as inspiration; they author a written book and design a cover that reflects the content of their story.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 14 Downloads
Civil War Tribune
Fifth graders explore the Civil War by creatively writing about the famous time. In this U.S. history lesson plan, 5th graders research newspapers from the Civil War era and color in a black and white photograph taken at the time. Students write their own newspaper articles based on the photograph they select and re-write their article over several days.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
The Five W's
Help your class explore journalism by participating in a creative writing activity. They will discuss who, what, when, where, why, and how as they help in the writing process. They will examine a story pyramid and create a story that adheres to that format.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 51 Downloads
Crazy Critters are Figuratively Fantastic
Eighth graders use creatures created from their imaginations to practice hyperbole, simile, metaphor, and alliteration in association with creative writing. They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan to guide their writing.
8th Language Arts 5 Views 31 Downloads
Focus on building suspense as well as evaluating web sites through creative writing. After introducing the idea of suspense and holding a discussion, class members complete a WebQuest, during which they find inspiration for their own scary story.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Lesson Plan C32: Story Starts
Students write story starters to begin the writing process. In this creative writing lesson, students examine story starters and review the structure of paragraphs. Students create their own story starters that engage readers by setting tone.
4th - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
Creative Writing Unit: Analyzing, Interpreting, Discussing and Writing Various Genres of African-American Literature
A six-week unit takes high schoolers through various works of African-American literature, including poems, plays, and short stories. The lesson plan format includes a week-by-week description of activities, goals, materials, and assessments.
10th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 109 Downloads
Creative Writing for Film
Young scholars select a piece of their original writing to transition to a short movie. An appropriate use of credits, visuals, editing, and music are fostered in this lesson. The projects are converted to CDs which can be shown at a film festival.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 24 Downloads
Coins In Space! (Creative Writing)
Students practice creative writing. They write an imaginative story in which quarters escape from the space shuttle and ends up in the hands of an alien. Students brainstorm ideas, write a draft, revise, and edit their composition.
5th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 32 Downloads
Cells Group Creative Writing
Tap into writing skills in your science class with this creative writing activity! Get your class to learn the words mitochondria, cytoplasm, chloroplast, chlorophyll, nucleolus, nucleus, tissues, organs, vacuole, and chromosome by writing a brief collaborative story in 25 minutes.
5th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 79 Downloads