Do your students love video games? This is a great way to gain students' interests and get them excited about writing.
This mad lib is designed to be completed independently. To being with, students complete the first page by listing a word beside each part of speech or descriptor. You may choose whether or not to tell students the topic of the mad lib before they begin.
Next, students copy the words from their list into the paragraph on the next page. It is important they do not change their words. Finally, allow students to share their stories aloud with the class or in small groups. With the variety of responses you will get from students, this is sure to create fun and humor in the classroom!
Extension-- Have students rewrite the paragraph (as is) and add more details to make a short story. Then, they can illustrate their stories. Makes a great bulletin board display!