Writing - Story Ideas

Printer Friendly Version
Grade Level
Middle School
Subject
Language
Length of Time
45 minutes to 1 hour
Description

Students will write a short story using one of the ideas listed in this lesson plan.

Goals

Students will learn:
To write a short story
To edit their short story
To revise their short story
To write a final draft

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have included in this lesson
Notebook paper
Pencils and Erasers or Pens

Procedure

First, you will give the students the worksheet of ideas on story ideas.

Students can write their story in first person as a non-fiction story, or they can write the story in third person as a fictional story and use different characters. There are also ideas for fantasy stories.

Worksheet of Story Ideas

1. A relationship between a girl and a boy.

2. Your first date.

3. A special vacation you remember.

4. The relationship between you and your best friend.

5. An unusual event in your life.

6. An embarrasing moment.

7. Your trip to another planet.

8. The relationship of two e-mail friends meeting the first time.

9. How you or your friend felt when he or she wrote a best seller.

10. Finding out your have an identical twin.

Grading

You can grade on the structure of the story and the mechanics.

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F

Navigation
Sponsored Links
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Subjects
Similar Lesson Plans
  • Finding the Verbs
    In this lesson, students will find the verbs in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
  • Learning About Contractions
    This lesson will have a worksheet where students will write the words that stand for the contractions. This is for third to fifth grade...
  • Finding the Subject
    In this lesson, students will find the subject in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
  • Building Your Vocabulary
    Students will read a book and write down any words that they do not understand. They will also look up the words in a dictionary and write down the definition and a sentence for each word. This...
  • Words That Rhyme
    Students will have a worksheet where they will circle the words in each row that...