Bring poetry to life by reading it aloud with others! Have your child select one or more of these poems written by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Robert Lee Frost. Then take turns reading aloud by swapping single lines, couplets, or stanzas.
Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
Your students will hone their creative writing skills as they design their own fictional characters. Use this lesson to introduce the concept of using key details and descriptive language during the prewriting phase of storytelling.
Once upon a time your students needed help writing fairy tales, and Education.com let you live happily ever after with a variety of resources. Teaching how to write fairy tales adaptations is a fun way for students to become better writers. There are several writing prompts to inspire your students to write. For more serious writing, visit our materials on persuasive writing.