- Paper Disputes, Brainstorm Mania & Explain It!
Creative writing activities and lessons fuel a love for writing! These lessons are designed to not only tap into critical English Language Arts skills, but also to promote a joy of learning and writing. Perfect as a single lesson, substitute plan, or part of a creative writing unit, you’ll love how engaged students are with their work during each lesson and activity. The best part? Students will be begging for more opportunities to write. What’s better than that?
- 3 Lessons and Activities
Help students investigate develop their creative thinking and writing skills with these 3 fun and engaging creative writing lessons.
Brainstorming is a critical skill for writing. In the Brainstorm Mania
lesson students practice the skill of brainstorming while making creative and original lists for interesting topics. This lesson celebrates originality and helps students let their imaginations run wild. It includes a detailed lesson plan, 18 brainstorm task cards, and a brainstorm tracking sheet.
is a super fun and engaging creative writing activity that actually encourages students to argue. They'll love the novelty of writing an argument between two made-up characters, working with a partner, and learning about realistic dialogue while they're at it. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, sample paper argument, and student pre-write and writing worksheet.
In the Explain It!
writing exercise, students will randomly receive a card asking them to explain something in nature or the world. The “Explain It” cards give students an opportunity to be imaginative, creative, and thoughtful in their writing response as they try to create an explanation for their question. Much like writing a myth, students will try to explain some natural or social phenomenon. This lesson includes a detailed lesson plan, 12 Explain It! writing cards, and a student writing worksheet.
This unit is included in a BUNDLE
. You can check it out here:
10 Creative Writing Lessons -
Hyperbole Fun, Character Sketch, Alter Ego, Alliteration, Paper Disputes, Brainstorm Mania, Explain It, Limerick Writing, Story Rolling Set 1, Story Rolling Set 2
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