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Creative Writing

Picture Bank for pictures to inspire…

can be adapted to any level

TIME REQUIRED:

30 minutes; can be expanded into larger project

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Develop writing skills
  2. Spark imagination
  3. Logical sequencing

MATERIALS REQUIRED:

  • Pictures of ducks [try here for some pictures]
  • stapler (to bind book)
  • cardboard (for book cover)
  • pictures (from magazines ,etc.)
  • Writing paper
  • Coloured pencils

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Pick out 1 picture and write a story or poem about it.
  2. Colour the picture

QUESTIONS:

What is happening in the picture?

How did they get there (what happened before)?

What happens next?

Pretend you are one of the birds and narrate a story.

VARIATIONS:

Choose 3-5 pictures; let students choose 3-5 pictures;
decide on a sequence; make up a story to go with the pictures;
write/tell the story; colour the pictures; make story and pictures into a book.

Choose 6-12 words from the word list and write a story using these.
This idea can also be used to prompt the imagination for silly/ bizarre/ or fantastic stories.

SEE ALSO: DRAMA

farm/activities/creative_writing.txt · Last modified: 2020-05-09 15:02 (external edit)