Need a quick but FUN creative writing assignment? This is it. I have used this with 4th - 7th graders and they all love it. I found this really cool basket at the thrift shop. Then I showed it to them without showing them what was inside. They then created a creative story about the basket and what was inside. I gave them a story start, and they took it for there. The creativity was astounding and they learned how to write with imagery!!
There were kittens, gold, candy, a baby, a tiger cub, money from a bank robbery, seeds, teacher answer keys, face paint, and more!