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Fairy Tales Interrupted

This project is for practicing PROGRESSIVE/CONTINUOUS TENSES. Students will first conjure a backstory to a fairy tale character and lay out a scene, then investigate the scenes that other teams have put together to determine what was going on.

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Create a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Story

This project is for practicing CONDITIONALS. Create a number of scenarios, each of which leads to two others. When you’ve finished, readers can choose which path they want to take, and by the end their story experience will be different from others.

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Story Prompts: What If?

Whether you're doing a brief writing exercise or getting started on a full project on stories, sometimes your students’ minds need to be primed to get those creative juices flowing. Here are some what-if questions to explore.

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Story Prompt: Show, Don't Tell

A common adage among writers is "show, don't tell".  Writing in this way prompts students to think of different ways to express the same thing.  Students will have to use expressions and imagery - like native speakers do in most situations - instead of being straightforward.

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