Writing Activities

 

GUIDED IMAGERY:  Sensory awareness, imagination, story-making and concentration all are enhanced by this meditation-like activity.  For around 3d grade to adult.

 

GROUP STORY PROJECT:  A big project.  Guides a class to cooperatively write their own original story.  Can be used to generate a story for the Group Playwriting Project.  For Elementary students.

 

GROUP PLAYWRITING PROJECT:  Another big project.  Guides a class to cooperatively write their own play from an existing story.  For older Elementary students.

 

MAKE YOUR OWN GREEK PLAY:  An exercise designed to teach concepts about Classical Greek drama in a hands-on way.  For older Middle School and up.

 

SLOW MOTION WALK:  A writing exercise, really.  Great for getting over writer's block.  For Middle School and up.

 

Also see How We Wrote a Play in the Large Projects section.