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112 resources with the keyterm story writing

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Lesson Plan: Before and After a Moment in Time

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Think about a moment, frozen in time. Now take a critical look at the painting, Better, Homes, Better Gardens. This painting works to provide learners the opportunity to analyze art, critique artist's choices, and write a story inspired...
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Writing a Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
A terrific and meaningful presentation on story writing awaits your class. This really is a good one! Young writers are led through a series of slides that do a terrific job of teaching story elements, but the slides also stimulate their...
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A+ Writing Prompts

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Shake it up! Shake your tablet to bring up a unique writing prompt for journaling or blogging with your class. Shake again and a new one appears. Prompts can come from different categories (sketches, scenes, texts, words, news) to help...
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Point of View: How will your story be told?

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Selecting the point of view for your story isn't actually as easy as you might imagine. Will you choose first person? First person omniscient? Third person limited? Review your options with this PowerPoint. Many story writers don't...
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Sentences and Stories

For Students 3rd - 4th
A handy instructional activity is here for you to help coach your writers on how to construct a complete sentence, how to correctly punctuate it, and what kinds of words should go in them. After a discussion, pupils are charged with...
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Things To Remember When Writing a Story

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a set of useful reminders for children to think about when writing stories. They are coached on when to capitalize letters, how to properly use punctuation marks, when to use lots of description words, and to remember to have a...
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Cartoon Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
All ages love to engage in cartoon writing –- little do they know that they actually learn quite a bit from it! In an instructional session focused on literacy syntax and vocabulary, your pupils work cooperatively to draw six pictures...
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Create a Book with Student Treasures

For Teachers 1st - 6th
You can't publish a story until after it has been revised and edited! Budding authors investigate the writing process while drafting an original story. They select a topic, complete a rough draft, edit it, revise it, and finally publish...
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Digital Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Scholars of all ages can use the various tools of technology to construct and illustrate a story. Utilizing this resource, learners work with a partner to brainstorm and draft a story based on personal experience. They use computer...
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Make a Memory with Movie Maker

For Teachers 8th - 12th
There is nothing more exciting than allowing learners to express themselves through a creative medium. In groups, they write narrative stories, focusing on building a strong storyline and dialogue. Next, they transform their stories into...
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Kiwi Story Chain

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Write a story as a class.  In this writing lesson, each person takes turns writing one to two sentences onto the paragraph given about Kim the Kiwi bird, including characters and events.  Altogether, brainstorm a title for the story....
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Keyboarding - Story Grafting

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Bring some humor and fun to your keyboarding or language arts class! Middle and high schoolers begin a story in response to a prompt and then move from keyboard to keyboard, continuing to add to the story while the monitor is turned off....
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Mixing Colors with Little Blue and Little Yellow!

For Teachers K - 1st
Experiment with various colors to create new colors to eventually have your class write their own version of the story by Leo Lionni entitled Petit Bleu et Petit Jaune. Young writers will retell the story and then create their own colors...
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Fundamentals of Dialogue

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The conventions of written dialogue are the focus of a PowerPoint that explains the purpose of dialogue formatting and dialogue tags. Also included is an exercise that asks viewers to craft a scene for three individuals employing what...
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Fiction Fondue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create four short-short stories by working through task stations.  For this story writing lesson, students work in groups in which each member has a specific task.  Each story must contain the essential elements brainstormed by...
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Ocky Octopus

For Students 3rd
Young writers fill in the blanks, mad-lib style, to complete a short story about Ocky the Octopus. These kind of activities can help emerging writers gain confidence in their writing skills in that they don't have to come up with every...
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Lessons From Childhood: Time Flies: Lesson 3 Is Number 3 Of 15 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
After reading a series of children’s book with positive themes/morals, groups work together to identify the various plot elements. Then young writers try their hand at crafting a tale with a positive theme. A list of suggested picture...
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Write a Story

For Teachers K - 6th
Elementary writers will create short stories with their classmates' help, publishing the books using computer programs. The first learner writes a sentence to start the story, and each classmate adds a sentence to the story. The original...
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Inspiring Imagination for Story Content

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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Writing a Story - How do I Start?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Terrific tips on how to start a story is the focus of this language arts presentation. Tips include: describing what's about to happen in the story, examples of sentence openers, and how to capture a reader's attention right away. There...
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Author

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Youngsters write a story together with the help of their teacher. Use this language arts lesson plan to give your kids a chance to feel like real authors. Begin with the sentence, "Once upon a time, we went to school and found an...
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Adventure Story

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
It's always fun to make up something together as a class. This fine lesson has children make up and illustrate a collaborative adventure story. The essential elements of a good story (setting, characters, plot, help, conclusion) are all...
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Story Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Here are some very useful worksheets which help children to plan their original written stories. I really like this 3-page packet! The first part of the story plan is to create the main characters in the story. Then, there are spaces to...
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Chocolate

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is an amazing lesson on story writing for young writers. After listening to a history of chocolate, learners utilize the many worksheets embedded in the plan to construct their own stories about chocolate. They must cut out the...