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Creative Writing – Story CardsQuick View

Creative Writing – Story Cards

A writing exercise to set the imaginations of students free! Each student must randomly select an object, a theme and a character. Then, their task is simple. To write a short story involving each of the three cards (this results in some really funny and creative ideas!)
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Creative Writing Story StartersQuick View

Creative Writing Story Starters

Motivate reluctant writers! Five different formats are utilized in this 25-lesson unit to help stimulate creative writing:Story Starters:“I woke up in the morning and discovered I was 7 feet tall!”Topics with Corresponding Word Lists:“Use these words to write a story: beach, sand, buried…”Q&A:“Imagine you are the Statue of Liberty. What interesting things have you seen?”Visual Representation:“Write a story to tell what you think has happened in this picture.”News Story Completion:“Farmer Says Neighbors Are Aliens: Write a news story telling the who, what, where and when.”
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FUNbook of Creative WritingQuick View

FUNbook of Creative Writing

Capture the interest of eager learners and reluctant learners alike with these humor-filled workbooks guaranteed to put a grin on students' and teachers' faces. These skill-based activities revolve around a set of comical characters who get involved in silly and absurd situations. Zany illustrations with humorous captions keep kids smiling, while solid practice activities teach important basic skills. The amusing characters have been given wacky and unusual names that are repeated often in all four books, giving lots of practice with certain letter group sounds. Creative Writing: Clever story-starters and comical characters invite students to use their imaginations - and pencil - to add to the humor.
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Pokemon Creative Writing - over 35 Pages of ActivitiesQuick View

Pokemon Creative Writing - over 35 Pages of Activities

Pokemon Creative Writing over 35 pages of activities and stationary to make writing fun! Pokemon is fun for both girls and boys. These activities allow students to write creatively about Pokemon and his friends. The activities can be differentiated for students at many grade levels and there also is a pre-write worksheet for students to gather their thoughts as well as, a "What are they thinking?" worksheets for those students who may have difficulty getting started. Let your students use their imagination with Pokemon and Friends! Your purchase will include - Pokemon character Dice - Roll and Write Activity What are they thinking? Worksheets Pokemon Final Write Paper Draw and Write Worksheets Character Cut and Draw Activity Writing Prompts Pre-Write Worksheets If you have any question please feel free to contact me at schoolcounselingconfessions@gmail.com Thank you, Vanessa School Counseling Confessions -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
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Winter Creative Writing ActivitiesQuick View

Winter Creative Writing Activities

Winter Creative Writing Activities. A package filled with winter magic. There are a color and a black and white version of each page. The following writing activities are included: Plan you story Question for your story Creative Snow word exercises Special snow words Random word inspiration using snowflake dices 8 pages with writing prompts 4 pages with ”How to” 2 pages with Interview questions Winter Mystery Snow wishes – taking other people's and animal’s perspectives I Love snowflakes Snowflake Fairy Poem Extra pages with dices and snowflakes
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Creative Writing - 16 Quick Poetry ActivitiesQuick View

Creative Writing - 16 Quick Poetry Activities

This zip file contains 17 individual Word documents (for ease of revision). Included are directions, templates, and/or examples of the following poetry forms: 1. Autobiographical Poem 2. Color Poem 3. Epitaph 4. Five Senses Poem 5. Free Verse Poem 6. Guilty Pleasures Poem 7. Haiku 8. I Am Poem 9. If/What If Poem 10. Nonet 11. Ode 12. Phone Poem 13. Self-image Poem 14. Syllabic Cinquain 15. Symbolic Poem 16. Title-down Poem Also included is a document outlining the culminating unit project -- the poetry portfolio. A simple evaluative rubric for this project is also attached. Common Core Standards Addressed: W.9-10.3d, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.3d, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.10, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.5, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.3, L.9-10.5, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.3, L.11-12.5
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Valentine's Day Creative Writing  Workshop ActivitiesQuick View

Valentine's Day Creative Writing Workshop Activities

All the cute and sweet things to inspire descriptive writing with this week long workshop activity. The children are given task cards with pictures of bunny rabbits, cupcakes with sprinkles, sweet lambs etc and they have to verbally describe, write a description and build up to adding in figurative language as the week goes on. Lots of interactive partner work, small group work and independent work too. Easy to differentiate. You will find the task cards with pictures. A mix and match the figurative language task card game Worksheets to make thinking visible. Lesson plans Enjoy the love this Valentine's day! Susan Powers www.pypteachingtools.com
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Elements of A Story Lesson and Activity for Creative WritingQuick View

Elements of A Story Lesson and Activity for Creative Writing

Using this packet to assist with the understanding of the components of a story, I have found that the children are able to produce their own creative stories with much more ease and eloquence. This is a weeklong writer’s workshop, culminating in a drafted, edited and published multi-­‐paragraph summary of a popular children’s story, broken up by individual elements. Please find the CCSS standards for writing for 4th and 5th grade. You can however, adapt this for lower or higher grades too. The highlighted areas of the lesson plans are differentiation, catering for lower-­‐level writers. CCSS Writing – 4th and 5th Grades Text Types and Purposes Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or Characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences . Enjoy! Susan Powers
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Imagination Inspiration Creative Writing Workshop with Figurative LanguageQuick View

Imagination Inspiration Creative Writing Workshop with Figurative Language

Dragons, fairies, adventures galore that are only limited by children's’ imagination! This easy to print and go writing packet has a focus on figurative language throughout and how it can be used within our leads in writing to Really grab the reader’s attention. The children learn to create attention grabbing leads for themselves, they see the power that figurative language brings to their writing and they are inspired and motivated to complete the story. These tools I have used with 3rd grade-5th grade as reinforcement of the writing skills we have learned. No more groaning kiddos when you tell them to get out their writing notebooks! These leads are fun and develop fearless writers!  Suggestions for use include: Identifying the figurative language ( similes, metaphors, alliteration, personification , hyperbole etc.) Developing skills with writing leads. Reinforcing structure of a story plot. Developing imaginative writing skills. Descriptive writing review and practice. Included in this 28 page packet: Writing paper with leads Posters for Rock Star Writing Leads Picture task cards to use with writing workshops for developing figurative language/descriptive writing skills. Task cards with leads to use as writing prompt. If you like this product, you may also be interested in my other creative writing resources including Lets Infer with Fiction, Build A Story and many more. Other inquiry based learning tools and ideas are available on my blog. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.pypteachingtools.com
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Writing Stories: Writing Basics SeriesQuick View

Writing Stories: Writing Basics Series

Storytellers will become great story writers as they practice the step-by-step techniques of the writing process in this highly motivating book. Clearly-stated examples and clever illustrations introduce each essential element of creating writing that gradually leads to the composition of an original, interesting, and properly-developed story. The lessons include: writing descriptive sentences, combining short choppy sentences, avoiding rambling sentences, punctuation, paragraphs and topic sentences, logical order, writing dialog, choosing a topic, selecting a title, organizing ideas, writing the story, proofreading.
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Cut & Paste Build-A-Face Creative Writing Activity & Character PromptQuick View

Cut & Paste Build-A-Face Creative Writing Activity & Character Prompt

Build-A-Face is a creative writing activity & character prompt where kids design the face of a character by choosing from a variety of human and animal features. This activity is meant to spark student's creativity as they imagine & create their own fictional characters. To create their character, students color and by cut out the facial features of their choice and arrange them on the blank face template. Once they've finished designing their characters, you can ask them questions to get them thinking creatively. Try asking them to create a personality or a story for their character. A writing prompt is included to help get students thinking about their character's personality. 5 pages + cover & credits page = 7 pages total.
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Writing Paragraphs: Writing Basics SeriesQuick View

Writing Paragraphs: Writing Basics Series

The step-by-step lessons in this book will result in a complete understanding of the makeup and development of a paragraph. From learning the format, to identifying sentences that do not belong in a given paragraph, to writing a paragraph prompted by leading questions, to understanding the significance of a topic sentence, and maintaining sentence order within a paragraph, students advance to writing their own paragraph about a variety of suggested ideas. Clearly-stated examples and plentiful practice reinforce comprehension and retention of paragraph development skills. Clever illustrations and high-interest subject matter add to the effectiveness of this comprehensive teaching aid.
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Writing Poems: Writing Basics SeriesQuick View

Writing Poems: Writing Basics Series

The delightful activities in this book provide the perfect approach to introducing students to the special kind of writing used to create poetry. They will gain an appreciation for this captivating way of expressing humor, personal feelings, strong emotion, or entire stories. Beginning poets will quickly become caught up in the enjoyment of writing their own simple rhymes. They will learn about and practice the different forms of poetry such as couplets, triplets, quatrains, haikus, and free verse. Inspiring examples, clever illustrations, and plentiful stimulating suggestions help to motivate and encourage the creative development of expressive poetry. Student gain confidence in their writing abilities and will experience pride as they share their poems with their classmates.
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Creative Writing for Irregular Future Tense Verbs in Spanish.  Los Verbos Irregulares del Futuro.Quick View

Creative Writing for Irregular Future Tense Verbs in Spanish. Los Verbos Irregulares del Futuro.

Creative Writing for Irregular Future Tense Verbs in Spanish. Los Verbos Irregulares del Futuro. *********************************************************** Let's get creative! Students write a short story based on one of two situations using a targeted list of words. The follow-up comic strip activity and peer review provide more class collaboration and fun. This version includes: * ¡Cuéntame un Cuento! Creative Writing Activity. Students choose from two fun situations and work together to create a short story using the verbs from the list. BONUS third dialogue worksheet is included in this version! * A follow-up comic strip and short-writing activity. The blank comic strip template can be reused over and over again for any of your class activities. The template is changed for each ¡Cuéntame un Cuento! (2 pages) * A lined page with prompts and dictionary of creative adjectives for an extension re-write activity. * Two PDF vocabulary slides and a sequence word slide with enhanced fonts and color graphics to project in class. * Two fun PDF color slides with graphics and extra vocabulary to introduce the vocabulary for the two situations. . *Teacher Instructions and Tips for getting the most out of the activities.(2 pages) ** A FREE link to a matching Quizlet list so you don't have to do the work! Play Quizlet Live and other games to learn the vocabulary before writing. **************************************************** **Follow us for sales and updates. Thank you!
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Creative Writing for Spanish Tener Expressions. Lecciones para Las Expresiones con TenerQuick View

Creative Writing for Spanish Tener Expressions. Lecciones para Las Expresiones con Tener

Creative Writing for Spanish Tener Expressions. Las Expresiones con Tener *********************************************************** Let's get creative! Students write a short story based on one of two situations using a targeted list of words. The follow-up comic strip activity and peer review provide more class collaboration and fun. This version includes a list of common Spanish reflexive verbs and vocabulary. Sequence adverb slides for are included. * ¡Cuéntame un Cuento! Creative Writing Activity. Students choose from two fun situations and work together to create a short story using the verbs from the list. BONUS third dialogue worksheet is included in this version! * A follow-up comic strip and short-writing activity. The blank comic strip template can be reused over and over again for any of your class activities. The template is changed for each ¡Cuéntame un Cuento! (2 pages) * A lined page with prompts and dictionary of creative adjectives for an extension re-write activity. * Two PDF vocabulary slides and a sequence word slide with enhanced fonts and color graphics to project in class. * Two fun PDF color slides with graphics and extra vocabulary to introduce the vocabulary for the two situations. . *Teacher Instructions and Tips for getting the most out of the activities.(2 pages) ** A FREE link to a matching Quizlet list so you don't have to do the work! Play Quizlet Live and other games to learn the vocabulary before writing. **************************************************** *Follow us for sales and new resources! Thank you!
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Writing Sentences: Writing Basics SeriesQuick View

Writing Sentences: Writing Basics Series

With this step-by-step book, students will learn how to tell the difference between fragments and complete sentences, how to turn fragments into complete sentences, and how to write descriptive sentences using adjectives and adverbs. Combining short, related sentences is also covered, as well as capitalization and appropriate end punctuation. The lessons are sequential, beginning with identifying complete sentences, progressing to putting sentence parts together, and finally writing original sentences. A challenge activity on each page offers students an opportunity to expand on their understanding of the skills they have learned. While gaining competency in sentence development, students will also enhance their comprehension, vocabulary, handwriting, and spelling skills as they work through the various activities in Writing Sentences. An effective teaching aid for a wide range of ability levels!
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Harris Burdick Writing a Narrative LessonQuick View

Harris Burdick Writing a Narrative Lesson

"The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" by Chris Van Allsburg is the basis for this creative writing lesson. Check out the reviews below. The text is not included. Please secure a copy of "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick" by Chris Van Allsburg before buying this product as you will need the pictures for the lesson. This product includes: EATS Lesson plan Powerpoint Student worksheets Brainstorming worksheet Peer conference worksheet After teaching/ brainstorming the first day, the class will write (like their fingers are on fire!) for days 2-5. I have added a simple PowerPoint, but it is not essential to teaching the lesson. The PPT is editable if you desire to make changes. Fun lesson for your creative writers! Thank you.
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French Summer Holiday - write a postcard - Cartes PostalesQuick View

French Summer Holiday - write a postcard - Cartes Postales

Fun Postcard Writing Activity - creative writing/personal narrative writing activity to supplement your French curriculum or for use in a writing station or center. This pack contains; * Instructions for use, * 7 postcards with images: Salutations de Paris, beach, camping, sailing, castle and mountains, hot air balloons, safari. * a blank postcard for students to draw their own picture. Teaching and learning opportunities include: Letter writing conventions - address, greeting, signing off Personal narrative and creative writing Using vacation vocabulary. Descriptive language to create images Adverbs of time and sequence - today, tomorrow, then, later etc Using present, past and future tenses. Students love the cute graphics and the completed cards make a great display. You may also like our: French Summer Vacation - Beach Topic set French Summer flip books and vocab worksheets Tags - vacation
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German Summer Holiday - write a postcard - PostkartenQuick View

German Summer Holiday - write a postcard - Postkarten

Fun Postcard Writing Activity - creative writing/personal narrative writing activity to supplement your German curriculum or for use in a writing station or center. This pack contains; * Instructions for use, * 7 postcards with images: map of Germany, beach, camping, sailing, castle and mountains, hot air balloons, safari. * a blank postcard for students to draw their own picture. Teaching and learning opportunities include: Letter writing conventions - address, greeting, signing off Personal narrative and creative writing Using vacation vocabulary. Descriptive language to create images Adverbs of time and sequence - today, tomorrow, then, later etc Using present, past and future tenses. Students love the cute graphics and the completed cards make a great display. Tag - vacation
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INTRODUCTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS - Creative Hook - Middle SchoolQuick View

INTRODUCTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS - Creative Hook - Middle School

This Common Core aligned INTRODUCTIONS & CONCLUSIONS Lesson comes with an entertaining PowerPoint Presentation section, interactive Student Worksheets, and detailed Lesson Plans. This lesson focuses introducing writing CREATIVE HOOK INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS. The students will be introduced to how to properly begin and end an essay by using CREATIVE HOOK INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS. Additionally, the lesson touches on how these methods address the 6 Traits in Writing. Finally, the lesson included NUMEROUS examples containing CREATIVE HOOK INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS. These examples are included on the student worksheet, so the students can not only interact with the SMARTBoard/White Board, but also can make the same corrections and identifications on their worksheets. ********************************************************************* This lesson about how to write various types of INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS includes: Creative Hook Introductions and Conclusions Lesson Plan which includes: • Common Core State Standards Indicated on Lesson Plan • Instructional Focus • Instructional Procedures • Objectives/Goals • Direct Instruction • Guided Practice • Enrichment • Differentiation • I Can Statement • Essential Question • ESE Strategies • ELL Strategies Creative Hook Introductions and Conclusions Student Worksheet includes: • Explanations and examples of CREATIVE HOOK INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS • Opportunities for students to practice guided note-taking • “NOW IT’S YOUR TURN” section for students to practice skills learned Creative Hook Introductions and Conclusions PowerPoint Presentation includes: • Introduction slides with explanations of CREATIVE HOOK INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS • Guided note-taking sections • Examples of CREATIVE HOOK INTRODUCTIONS and CONCLUSIONS used in essays ********************************************************************* If you enjoy this product, please FOLLOW MY STORE and don't forget to LEAVE FEEDBACK! Write On! Jamie Edwards
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