This product is the beginner's unit from our collection of resources around understanding story elements and story writing skills.
This is a five-lesson unit designed for junior or reluctant writers who unfamiliar with the basic elements of stories such as characters, setting, and plot.
It is a proven winner in the classroom in demonstrating to students that anyone can write an engaging story, using some proven strategies and simple steps.
It has been designed in a prescriptive manner to walk students ( and teachers ) through the craft of story writing using graphic organizers, video, examples, writing planners, assessment tools and more.
They will initially learn about these from common stories and films and then create four different stories of their own from the following story genres.
Each lesson will run from 60 - 120 minutes depending upon student ability with plenty of room for expansion.
Everything within this resource is completely editable and can be used as a digital or print-based resource with confidence.