Interactive Creative Writing Activity
Your students will love this fun and engaging creative writing activity
that will have them rolling story element dice (setting, character, obstacle, and a story starter) to create a random set of story components. Once students have their story components, they’ll plan and write a spooky story as they combine each element into an entertaining writing piece. Perfect for a Halloween lesson or activity or any time of the year!
This activity taps into students’ natural love of scary stories while helping them develop critical writing skills. Using the guided Pre-Write in this resource, students will note their story elements, develop characters, establish a setting, outline a plot, and brainstorm sensory descriptions to amp up the fear factor in their writing. Then, students will let their creativity guide them as they write their own spooky stories complete with a creepy setting, scary characters, and a twist or surprise at the end. The hardest part of this lesson is deciding who can share their story first. Your students will be jumping out of their seats to share their writing (and spook) their peers.
This Spooky Story Writing Resource includes…
• Detailed Lesson Plan
• Sample Spooky Story (to read aloud to the class)
• Step-by-Step Pre-Write Guide
• Spooky Writing Paper
• Setting Cube
• Character Cube
• Obstacle Cube
• Story Starter Cube
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