Ch 7: Forms of Creative Writing Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

In this chapter, find helpful and effective creative writing lesson plan outlines to implement in your classroom. These teaching resources include video lessons and quizzes you can use with your students.

Forms of Creative Writing Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

When it's time to develop your curriculum for teaching students about the various forms of creative writing, the lesson plans in this chapter will be a convenient and advantageous resource. These lesson plans will help you develop a teaching strategy for the following topics:

  • What creative writing is
  • Characteristics of short stories
  • Methods for writing short stories
  • Different types of narrative techniques

The lesson plans will provide you with plenty of examples to share with your students to keep them engaged and help them learn the material.

How It Helps

  • Common core: Helps to make sure your creative writing lessons meet educational standards
  • Student involvement: Provides discussion topics and activities to make the lessons interactive
  • Learning objectives: Highlights important concepts and ideas for each topic
  • Additional resources: Includes video and text lessons about creative writing that can be used in the classroom

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning creative writing lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific creative writing topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your creative writing class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related creative writing lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important creative writing concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant creative writing-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

15 Lessons in Chapter 7: Forms of Creative Writing Lesson Plans
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What is Creative Writing? - Definition, Types & Examples

1. What is Creative Writing? - Definition, Types & Examples

Also known as 'the art of making things up,' creative writing is a vital part of modern society. This lesson will explore what makes writing creative and use famous examples to show you what makes creative writing successful.

Creative Writing Lesson Plan for Elementary School

2. Creative Writing Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Use this lesson plan as a tool to introduce your students to creative writing. A text lesson explains the art of writing and shares tips and ideas. Students will put concepts to work in your writer's workshop.

What is Creative Writing? - Lesson for Kids

3. What is Creative Writing? - Lesson for Kids

Creative writing is an important skill that all students should practice. This lesson will explore the definition of creative writing as well as some tips and practices to strengthen your creative writing skills.

Creative Writing Lesson Plan for High School

4. Creative Writing Lesson Plan for High School

Recognizing different types of creative writing is the first step in teaching your students how to write creatively. Use this lesson plan as a starting point in introducing many types of creative writing. Students will have the the opportunity to recognize different techniques used by writers with an in-class activity. Related lessons and extensions can help you expand their learning further.

Literature-Based Creative Writing: Responses, Fanfiction & More

5. Literature-Based Creative Writing: Responses, Fanfiction & More

Literature helps us learn about the world. There are many ways to respond to literature, beyond coming up with a plot summary. In this lesson, learn about some of the ways you can creatively respond to literature.

Folding Story Activities

6. Folding Story Activities

Folding stories can be a great way to get all of your students engaged in creative activity together. This lesson offers classroom activities that make use of the folding story technique.

Script Writing Lesson Plan

7. Script Writing Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will educate your students about script writing. This can include scripts for movies, plays, television shows, video games, and radio. They will also participate in three fun related activities.

Writing a Short Story Lesson Plan

8. Writing a Short Story Lesson Plan

Students of all age levels are required to write short stories in narrative form. Use this lesson plan to teach your students characteristics of a narrative short story, then allow them to put their skills to the pen and work collaboratively to create a short story.

Short Stories: Definition, Characteristics & Examples

9. Short Stories: Definition, Characteristics & Examples

We've all read short stories, such as 'A Country Doctor' by Franz Kafka or Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Tell-Tale Heart.' In this lesson, you'll learn more about the characteristics of the short story and explore some noteworthy examples by American and European writers.

Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

10. Narrative Techniques in Writing: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, we will examine various types of narrative techniques in writing, as well as examples of the literary techniques relevant to style, plot, and perspective/point of view.

Creative Writing Exercises for Children

11. Creative Writing Exercises for Children

Creative writing can be an invaluable tool that encourages young learners to practice their writing skills and use their imaginations. The lesson provides several creative writing exercises that can be used both inside and outside of the classroom.

Creative Writing Games for High School

12. Creative Writing Games for High School

Writing, particularly creative writing, is an essential skill that can aid students in many aspects of their academic lives. This lesson provides teachers with creative writing games designed to engage and entertain high school learners.

Six Word Memoir Lesson Plan

13. Six Word Memoir Lesson Plan

Six-word memoirs are a trend in creative and autobiographical writing. This lesson plan uses two video lessons to teach students about the basics of these genres and then challenges them to create their own six-word memoir.

What Is a Memoir? - Definition & Examples

14. What Is a Memoir? - Definition & Examples

It takes a lot of courage to write a memoir: to reveal personal aspects about one's private life. In this lesson, we will take a look at what makes a story a memoir and examine a few of the most popular memoirs of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Creative Writing Lesson Plan

15. Creative Writing Lesson Plan

Boost your instruction on creative writing with the help of a Study.com video lesson and fun classroom activity. To take this topic further, consider the optional supplementary activities and related lessons.

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