Description and Setting Lesson Now Available

  We’re on a roll!  My lesson plans for Description and Setting are now available on Teachers Pay Teachers. How do writers bring an entire world to life through simple words?  In this lesson, students learn the secrets of precise and descriptive prose, and how to filter a description through a character’s point of view. …

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Plot lesson now available

The fourth installment of my Creative Writing Workshop is up on Teachers Pay Teachers. Lesson four is about plot. What drives a plot and keeps the reader engaged? Students will learn basic plot structure, from inciting incident to climax, as well as tips for organizing everything in between. Then, they’ll draw plot charts for their…

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Third Creative Writing Lesson Plan Up

And the third lesson plan from my Story Writing Workshop is now available at Teachers Pay Teachers. Lesson three is about characterization. Students learn the tips and tricks that make a well rounded character.  Through brainstorming exercises, mock interviews, and character autobiographies, students develop their main character’s life experience and personality. Then after they’ve nailed…

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