Creative Writing Workshop

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet
This Creative Writing Workshop activity also includes:

Looking for suggestions on how to organize a creating writing workshop? For topic suggestions appropriate for various grade levels? Check out a resource packet, designed for English language arts instructors, that is packed with ideas that may be incorporated into a course, a unit plan, or for a fun break from routine.

436 Views 427 Downloads
Instructional Ideas
  • Use as the basis of a summer writing seminar
  • Incorporate these types of assignments in every instructional unit
Classroom Considerations
  • Divided into sections, the packet includes materials for elementary, middle, and high school classes and general information on how to teach creative writing
  • While all instructors can find some fresh ideas, the packet is most appropriate for those new to teaching creative writing
  • Suggests using the six traits of writing as the basis of assessment
  • The 35-page packet includes suggestions for how to teach creative writing to elementary, middle, and high school writers
  • Topics appropriate for the various grade levels are included
  • Contains few student examples
  • While activities are suggested, no specific writing prompts are included
  • No rubrics are provided
  • Does not emphasize the writing process