Write a Scary Story: Creative Writing Notebook Activities Digital

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4th - 8th, Homeschool
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Description

Your students will love writing their own scary stories with this digital notebook. This resource guides them step-by-step through setting up the plot, characters, setting, and theme. The end result is a creative writing project in a digital notebook – fun!

Includes both Google Slides & PowerPoint Slides

This resource includes:

  • defining elements of a scary story
  • elements of a story & suggestions for using the notebook
  • alphaboxes for gathering ideas
  • prewriting notes pages
  • choosing the setting
  • establishing the mood
  • elements of the plot
  • quick-write
  • inciting incident prompt
  • conflict idea generator
  • identifying the problem the story will address
  • Freytag plot diagram
  • character profile graphic organizers – protagonist, antagonist, additional characters
  • theme notes and graphic organizer
  • adding dialogue help – punctuation reminders & practice
  • writing checklist
  • blank notebook “pages” for students to use for their stories
  • rubric (in teacher resource)

Reasons to love this lesson:

  • ready to use! Share the link with your students and they are ready to go!
  • you can use each page as a mini lesson – or students can work independently
  • tap into your students’ love of writing stories – especially scary ones!
  • creative outlet for students
  • perfect for differentiation and scaffolding
  • helps students “control” their stories by asking them to dig into prewriting
  • great for literacy centers & writing workshop
  • fun Halloween activity!

Be sure to check out the preview!

When you purchase this resource, you will receive a link to the digital creative writing notebook. You can share this link with your students.

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Looking for more digital writing activities? This big bundle has seven to keep your students writing all year long!

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Total Pages
44 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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