Students are guided through the writing process with fun and engaging ways to develop their writing skills.
Today, today, we’re going to be doing some fun activities using these cards. Who would like to pick a card? Hello Karen Rothwell. Pick a good card.
Karen: Okay, I choose…
Greg: Oh! Karen has chosen for our main character, an apple.
Greg: Our main character is an
Greg: Who has a problem with an
Greg: And the problem is solved by
Kids: A whale!
Greg: I’m going to hold these up, you’re going to concentrate about this for the next 23 seconds. Who’s got an idea?
Okay so go talk to people please and tell them about your idea.
Greg: Now my friends, if you want you can use one of these storyboards. Remember on this side draw your pictures, on this side you can put some words, or you’ve really got the ideas already organized inside your brain already, you can take one of these pieces of paper. What I want you to do is just jot down some of the ideas for this first, you don’t have to do the whole story, just some ideas so you can remember for next time if you get stuck for an idea, and then go on to your own story.