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104 resources with the keyterm story writing

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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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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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For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is an amazing lesson plan 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...
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Sentences and Stories

For Students 3rd - 4th
A handy worksheet 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 writing a short...
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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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Picnic Story: Writing Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
This worksheet provides a picture of a picnic and 5 questions to help young creative writers get started. The questions pertain to the characters, setting, sequence of events, and ending of the picnic. They then write a story about the...
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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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Wiki-Choose your Own Adventure (Terry the Tennis Ball)

For Teachers 3rd
Looking for a good lesson on story writing? This lesson is for you! After hearing how a "Choose Your Own Adventure" story is organized, writers are given a prompt embedded in the lesson. They work with a partner in order to create an...
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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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For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Youngsters write a story together with the help of their teacher. Use this language arts lesson 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 elephant...
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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 instructional activity has children make up and illustrate a collaborative adventure story. The essential elements of a good story (setting, characters, plot, help,...
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My Fishing Trip

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Here is a cute worksheet designed for very young writers. It has outlines of sea life that they color in, and they are asked to write a story about a fishing trip. This resource would be a nice addition to a portfolio of written work...
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Fiction Fondue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create four short-short stories by working through task stations.  In this story writing instructional activity, students work in groups in which each member has a specific task.  Each story must contain the essential...
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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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Writing Template

For Students 3rd - 5th
Give your writers the chance to organize their thoughts before writing a story with this graphic organizer. Simple and easy to understand, the lines provided prompt elementary learners to write the main characters, main events, and...