Back to School Creative Writing Assignment

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Back to School Creative Writing | PDF and Digital Formats: In this Back To School Creative Writing Assignment, students will select one of the provided character roles: classroom desk, old backpack, gym floor, lunch bag, student and create a written or visual product based on the character's specific writing prompt.

This no-prep - just photocopy and teach creative writing assignment gets students excited and engaged during Writer's Workshop or any ELA writing lesson.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning e.g., Google Classroom. It also contains a Google Slides version of this resource.

Included in this Resource:

  • Detailed Teacher Instructions
  • 1 Creative Writing Assignment
  • 1 Standards-Based Grading Rubric (Level 1 - Level 4)
  • 1 Points-Based Grading Rubric (Provides a final percentage mark)
  • Google Classroom ready PDFs
  • Google Slides format

Teacher Feedback

  1. “Great activity for back to school. My students loved it.”
  2. “My class really enjoyed the choices with this writing activity!”
  3. “Very engaging!”
  4. “Excellent Resource.”
  5. “My creative writing students came up with some really good writing with these different prompts! I liked how there were different choices in format, and so did my students."
  6. “Great resource! Topics were great and students loved that they had a choice of writing.”

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Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

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