Winter Creative Writing Assignment
Students will select one of the provided character roles: winter coat, ice skates, coffee shop owner, local sledding hill, lost mitten, and create a written or visual product based on the character’s specific writing prompt.
This no-prep — just photocopy and teach — winter creative writing assignment excites and engages students during Writer’s Workshop or any ELA writing lesson.
- This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, e.g. Google Classroom and Google Slides format.
This Winter Creative Writing assignment is also included in the Creative Writing Year Long Bundle, the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 1, and the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 2.
Winter Creative Writing Assignment – Resource Includes:
- Detailed Teacher Instructions
- 1 Winter Creative Writing Assignment
- 1 Standards-Based Grading Rubric (Level 1 – Level 4)
- 1 Points-Based Grading Rubric (Provides a final percentage mark)
- Google Classroom-ready PDFs
- Google Slides format
Winter Creative Writing Assignment – Teacher Feedback:
- “I loved this and so did my students! I had them do some extra practice prior to completing their final writing assignment and they did a great job. This was also a great way to introduce how to write in role (especially as an inanimate object), which served them well during drama classes.”
- “My kids thought this was a great writing activity. I loved reading their ideas too. The options were great for the writing and I loved the different forms of writing that were thought of!”
- “The students enjoyed the options as well as the rubric to know how they were being scored. I enjoyed the process so much, I bought the bundle! Thank you!”
- “My students really enjoyed using the RAFT organizer. They had so much fun with this assignment!”
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- Rant Writing Unit
- Interactive Writing Prompts
- Creative Writing Year Long Bundle
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