The brain needs stretching activities just like the body does. This list has been expanded to 50 writing ideas so Middle and High School students can get their creative juices flowing. They are meant for a 5-10 minute writing session at the beginning of class while the teacher takes role and the students settle into learning. Although I begin my creative writing classes with this activity, teachers should use it with their English classes to help the students exercise their thinking skills…
Building Blocks in Writing Lessons There is a logical progression in writing, moving from sentences to paragraphs to essays. However, this progression isn’t strictly linear. As a child matures in his language arts skill, he cycles back through these three
SmallWorld: Ultimate Guide to Creative Writing Resources for Students- TONS of creative writing links!
Your students will love this fun and engaging creative writing activity that will have them rolling story element dice (setting, character, obstacle, and a story starter) to create a random set of story components.
Creative writing or storytelling idea for kids - make a scavenger story bag. Younger children can dictate their story.
Descriptive Creative Writing: Show Me! 6 Traits, Lesson Plans, Common Core
This is the perfect unit to help middle and high school students to enhance their creative writing.
ALL 32 of the student directed CREATIVE WRITING LESSON PLANS that are offered as individual lessons on TpT, have been put into ONE BOOK, that GREATLY reduces a teacher grading workload because all of the lessons are student written, edited, and graded.
A two-week creative writing unit for middle school and early high school students designed to get the student past the writers block