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Lesson Plan C32: Story Starts
Students write story starters to begin the writing process. In this creative writing instructional activity, 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 5 Views 16 Downloads
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System Haiku
Lub-dub, lub-dub! Elementary life science learners combine creative writing with their knowledge of the cardiovascular system. They read an example haiku about how it works and then write their own! A space is also provided on the worksheet to illustrate their short poem.
3rd - 5th Science 17 Views 105 Downloads
Water Creative Writing
Learners red and discuss an example of a biographical essay. They read The Last of the Falling Tide by Car Hiassen, answer factual questions concerning the work, and create their own story about a natural place they are familiar with , and any environmental problems that exist.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Creative Writing Using The Important Book
How do you write a paragraph? First and second graders investigate what a paragraph is and discover its format. The teacher guides them in writing about an oreo cookie before they have the opportunity to use the template themselves. The template is provided for easy scaffolding.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Creative Writing in Journals
Creative writing and journal writing are the focus in the language arts lesson presented here. Learners review a variety of types of writing. They look at simile, metaphor, personification, and alliteration. Everyone goes to a comfortable spot in the room and begins to write in their journals.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 19 Downloads
The World of Whyville!
Students explore money management with bank accounts. In this money management lesson, students use the program Second Life to manage a virtual checking and savings account. Students keep a journal recording their experiences throughout their week in the virtual world of Whyville.
3rd - 4th Math 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students explore English fluency by participating in a creative writing activity. For this dream story lesson, students practice with their new English vocabulary words to describe a dream they recently had. Students view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing a fantasy dream and locate images to express their own thoughts and feelings.
3rd - 6th English Language Development 6 Views 25 Downloads
Jeffrey and the Sloth
Students listen to the story Jeffrey and the Sloth and relate the story to how it feels to have writer's block. In this Jeffrey and the Sloth lesson plan, students use this book to inspire their creative writing process. Students create their own doodle on paper and exchange their papers and write a first person narrative about the doodle.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Adjective? What's an Adjective?
Mount a variety of pictures (fantasy, rustic, portraits, action) on large sheets of paper and post them around the classroom. Groups rotate from poster to poster, adding adjectives to describe each of the pictures. Writers use these word banks to write a poem, story, or newspaper article.
5th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 99 Downloads
The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell
What is so dangerous about “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell? Nothing is, if you use this reading guide. This thorough resource covers the plot, characterizations, conflicts, literary devices, and includes a Venn diagram activity, and creative writing prompts.
9th Language Arts 44 Views 96 Downloads
Teach the Peach
Oh how I love a good and well-written teaching guide! Here is a great set of activities, worksheets, and comprehension questions all related to the book James and the Giant Peach. Each activity is centered on a different theme or concept from the novel and is written to increase reading comprehension, literary analysis, and writing skills.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 99 Views 101 Downloads
Language Arts: Telling a Painting's Story
Use art museum paintings as inspiration for your class's creative writing works. Observing the paintings closely, middle and high schoolers list details and write descriptions. Their completed stories are displayed on bulletin boards along with postcards of the paintings.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Creative Writing Lesson Plan
Students practice recognizing the elements needed to produce a piece of creative writing and become aware of those elements in their own original pieces of writings. In groups, they creatively write a new story utilizing all the major elements required.
4th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 35 Downloads