Creative Writing Teacher Resources
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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 English Language Arts
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
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
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 English Language Arts
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
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
Students explore English fluency by participating in a creative writing activity. In 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 Arts
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, 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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts