The stories are continually passed around the room so students write a beginning one time and then write a middle and an end.
Anyone who is not writing is asked to illustrate the part they have completed.
This is one of three lesson plans that accompany the essay The Advanced Class.
By Naomi Rachel The Character Sketch assignment was very popular among my students at the Frasier Meadows Retirement Community in Boulder, Co., because we first created an imaginary character together.
Continue until paper ends up with the original author.
There will be many giggles and excitement as students try to read/write quickly. For younger students, substitute writing with drawing a picture.
By Naomi Rachel For this assignment with a writing class for older adults at Frasier Meadows Retirement Community in Boulder, Colorado, I brought in large sheets of paper and lots of pens and crayons. This is one of three lesson plans that accompany the essay The Advanced Class.
by Naomi Rachel I have always used photographs in writing classes.
Have your students explore the writing process by imagining the life of a seashell.
This neat writing lesson features *The Very Hungry Caterpillar* by Eric Carle, seashells, and tons of creative storytelling fun.