This resource is a full lesson unit focusing on creative writing which includes:
An infographic charting the stages in the development of plot in the narrative essay.
An example of a narrative essay plan outlining the plot of a mystery story.
An activity - 6 templates with ready-written introductions for students to build from and plot the development of their own stories. The templates can be completed by groups, pairs or individually in class or used as homework exercises for practice.
A rubric for informal/peer assessment is included.
Students learn how to plan and plot a story. They understand the mechanics of narrative writing. They acquire valuable writing skills. They develop a critical appreciation of the craft involved in this form of composition.
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