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Relating Non-related Ideas with Creative Writing
grade 3-6

Objective: The student will be able to associate multiple ideas through writing.
Resources: Teacher: magazines containing photos. Students: scissors, notebook paper, pencil..
Teacher Preparation: Locate magazines.

    Procedure:
  1. Hand out magazines.
  2. Have students cut out 5 interesting pictures at random.
  3. Gather pictures from students.
  4. Randomly hand out 2-4 pictures per student, depending on age group (you will have some extra pictures to pick from).
  5. Instruct students to write a short story based on themes or ideas from all pictures.

Variations/Options: Elementary grades may glue pictures to bond paper and rewrite story to flow around pictures.


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