Short Creative Writing Exercises

Short Creative Writing Exercises-43
Let each child take the mascot (and a book in which to write) home for a few days at a time.

Let each child take the mascot (and a book in which to write) home for a few days at a time.

Remind the children of the story and read chapter 15 - a description of the Chocolate Room.

Ask the children who have read the story if they can think of any of the other rooms in the factory.

Sometimes when we get up in the morning and have no passion to write, children screaming, dogs barking, husbands asking too many questions, and after that you sit down, and table seems to irritate you even more.

Or different scenario, you decided to write, or try to write but you don’t know how to start, so you read a lot, and don’t write.

Make a list of these on the board for the children to refer to later.

Now ask the children to make up a new room for the chocolate factory, making sure that they are as descriptive as possible.Great for oral discussion but also useful for character analysis. We’ve gathered five fun creative writing activities you can assign to spark a love for writing.Read "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs" (by Jon Scieszka) with the children.This tells the "Three Little Pigs" story from the wolf's point of view.Instead, the activities encourage creativity, reflection, and self-expression—hallmarks of meaningful writing. Matt and Brianna knew the rumors about it, but they had to see it for themselves. They tiptoed their way up the steps, and when they reached the door, it swung open. In the back of many books, there are often adverts for other stories.Why not get the children to choose one of these adverts, and write a story based on the description of the story in the advert.Our hope is that these activities will create a workshop-like environment that fosters feedback and collaboration in your writing classroom.You’ll notice that none of the activities focuses on the technical aspects of writing.


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