Creative Writing Teacher Resources
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Coins In Space! (Creative Writing)
Young scholars 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 English Language Arts
Poetry Beyond Words: Creating Poetry with Linguistically Diverse Students
Models of and directions for how to write 20 different types of poems are featured in an NCTE resource. The introduction to each form highlights the embedded concepts. For example, tongue twisters encourage poets to use alliteration and...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Boo! Creative Writing Banner
Students, after reading and sharing a variety of scary read-along stories and poems, imagine unique characters for their own creative story and bring them to life with a Boo Banner. After creating their banners, they present them to the...
1st - 6th English Language Arts
Colorful Creative Writing Rebus
Learners read rebus samples from various sources. They write poems about colorful places, including detailed descriptions of people, scenery, and objects. Students create small, relevant illustrations to communicate meaning using symbols...
K - 6th English Language Arts
Creative Writing Story Boards
Students design their own memorable three-D book with rubbings for illustrations. They draft and edit an original story and then choose which characters or scenes they want to illustrate. Each student also shares their art and writing...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Inspiring Imagination for Story Content
Here is a very interesting story writing presentation. Young writers are prompted to write by responding to a variety of questions. Once their imaginations have been piqued, they are told to write the first three lines of an original...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
The Inn of Lost Time Reader's Resource
Introduce "The Inn of Lost Time" by Lensey Namioka to your middle schoolers with a reader's resource page. It includes links to different activities, including a creative writing prompt about losing fifty years of your life, and a...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson plan or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Rose Is a Rose
Flowering learners explore the concept of figurative language as it relates to poems, songs, or creative written expression. In this creative writing lesson, they complete several phrases using similes, metaphors, and personifications. ...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Creative Writing - Research and Letters
Here's a fresh approach that combines research, business and personal letter writing, and creative story telling. Student groups research different decades in the life of a famous Japanese astronomer. They then craft a decade fact sheet,...
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Hero Myth Creative Writing Assignment
Send your pupils on a hero's journey! Individuals must compose a story that includes six key elements of the hero's journey. In order to determine the basics of the content of their stories, class members use the included grid to circle...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
The Ruins of Pompeii: A Window into History
Sixth graders research the history of Pompeii and its destruction. Locate important geographical features of Rome. Gain insight into the past through archaeological interpretation. Synthesize historical information through imaginative...
6th English Language Arts
A Picture's Worth 500-700 Words: Neoclassical Painting Analysis and Creative Write
Middle schoolers survey Neoclassical art and create a narrative based on their analyses. Focused questions and relevant background information provided by the Getty Museum provides a great foundation for students to understand art...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Creature creation - an elaboration writing activity
Fourth graders exercise and improve their elaboration skills by engaging in this creative writing activity. They practice their narrative writing abilities and use higher-order thinking skills by creating a representation of an imaginary...
4th English Language Arts
Poetry Lesson: In Our World
Students explore language arts by completing a creative writing activity. In this poetry instructional activity, students identify the issues facing our environment and discuss ways to save our planet. Students read a previously written...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts