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Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity

Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
Product Description
Writers need creative ways to brainstorm story ideas. During this idea-creating activity, learners will explore all the various genres and motifs to see what kinds of mixtures of ideas they can come up with.

MASTER GENRE LIST:

Dystopian
Mystery
Historical
Sci-fi/Paranormal
Fantasy
Horror/Suspense
Crime
Contemporary
WESTERN
Superhero
Mythology
Noir
Animated
Action/Adventure
Steampunk

MOTIFS IN ALL GENRES:

Tragedy
Comedy
Children’s
Romance
Drama
Artistic
Retelling/Remakes
Parody

Students will finish up this brainstorm activity with at least 35 ideas across the spectrum of genre worlds. Our students (and us too!!!) have gotten some great ideas from this wide-sweeping exploration of the various writing genres.

OTHER CREATIVE WRITING RESOURCES:

> Creative Writing - World Explore Eyes Open Activity
> Creative Writing - Genre Explosion Activity
> Creative Writing Critique Form
> Creative Writing Masterpiece

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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