A ready to use lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on imaginative writing.

After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:

  • Recall imaginative writing techniques.
  • Apply authorial technique to spur imagination.
  • Demonstrate imagination skill in writing.

This download includes:

  • Vocabulary Overview - Imagination, Creativity
  • Real Life Application and Cross-Curriculum Links
  • Flipped Lesson Part - Video
  • Success Criteria - Imagination Checklist
  • Lesson Starter: Picturing a situation with imagination.
  • Discussion: Imaginative Writing Techniques
    Collaborative Tasks:
  • Pair-Share: Imagining a story hidden in the given images.
  • Think-Write: Responding to the prompting questions.
  • Write-Share: Using given prompts to spur imagination.
    Mini-Plenary: 7 Online Quizzes
    Assessment Rubrics
    Differentiated Tasks: Demonstrating skill of imagination in writing.
    Extensions: Following the prompt to complete a story.
    Plenary: Answering multiple choice questions on imaginative writing.
    Home Learning:
  • Imagining and answering.
  • Describing what you see in your imagination.
  • Thinking out of the box.
  • Using prompts to give vent to imagination.
    Common Core Standards: ELA-Literacy-Writing - 9-10.3/5/L.9-10.1/5ab
    Skills: Social and Cognitive

Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:

  • To challenge early finishers
  • For effective tutoring
  • As ESL stations and sub tubs
  • As holiday work and homework
  • For small group collaborations
  • For an end of unit assessments
  • For reinforcement and enrichment
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Created: Aug 7, 2016

Updated: Mar 9, 2019

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