Short creative writing

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Design assignments that require or necessitate the skills which you wish the students to develop rather than just tell them to focus on a particular area. As time passes, the reasoning that once seemed so black and white, morphs more and more into a menagerie of Freudian color and malformations, looking less like the once straight forward presentation and more like the aftermath of a drunken war of paintbrushes between Pollock and Neiman.

Can the children think of a story which describes how the elephant got its trunk. There are people you can actually choose to spend your time with, and those lucky individuals would be your friends. It may not be feasible to do in less than several hours, and I did not include it in my most recent classes.

Write about being stranded somewhere — an island, a bus stop, etc. Next, the teacher assigns students to a group, with no student in the group placed with a student that has their original character. Now, of course, there are exceptions. With sufficient notebook paper, the students go from box to box writing first their assessment of the external qualities of the box maker as portrayed by the exterior of the boxes and then doing the same with the interior of the boxes.

Write about a time when you saw hope when it seemed like a hopeless situation.

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In ghettos street gangs with guns — pop. The procedure is as follows. This exercise may not take up a full period, but does make a nice 'filler' at end of a long period or unit.

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Get out your favorite pen, pencils, or even colored markers and write using them. They generally enjoy reading all of the comments. Go through a magazine and cut out words that grab your attention.

Write about the thoughts you had while doodling or create something inspired by your finished doodle. What are people doing. Adaptable for grades Hey, even writers and creative artists have to do housework sometimes.

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Use these creative writing prompts to get your story or character started. Alice LaPlante teaches creative writing at San Francisco State University and Stanford University, where she is a former Wallace Stegner Fellow.

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