1. Topic-
Creative Writing
2. Content-
Vocabulary Words: Protagonist, Antagonist, Idiom, Hoax,and Negotiate
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Student will be able to think critically and creatively.
2. Students will be able to discuss meanings and form connection from the vocabulary list.
3. Student will develop a story of their own for production within the classroom.
4. Objectives-
1.After completing this lesson students will be able to distinguish the difference between a villain and a hero.
2.Students will demonstrate, provide and illustrate creative thought patterns.
3.Students will be able to critique abstract writing and thoughts amongst their peers.
5. Materials and Aids-
Ipad: Idea Sketch, InkFlow and PictureBook
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.We Will begin by watching a video such as SpiderMan where there is a villain and a hero.
2.We will then discuss and explore different ideas on how to build our own story creatively.
3. Each student will produce and publish their story within the classroom.

B. Development-

1. We will read short stories with examples of creative writing.
2. I will read a story that I created of on my own.
3. We will begin to discuss and brainstorm various ideas.

C. Practice-

1. Students will be divided into groups to create their on story
2. We will then come together as a class to make a big production.
3. Afterwards, I will laminate the book like I am "Publishing" it and mail it to a teacher at an elementary school.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Timed quiz - how many descriptive words can you come up with in 120 seconds!
2. Story telling through pictures - each student will have to tell their best story with only pictures, using the PictureBook app.
3. Students will then take a "How Much Do You Know About Writing Quiz"

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Allow peer-to-peer assessments
2. Create one-on-one time with me to help each student develop more complex ideas.
3. Give each student a homework assignment based on the complexity of their thoughts to encourage them to think deeper and demonstrate better understanding.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Read each students story to see if they gasp the ideas.
2. Check in on their Idea Sketch and Inkflow apps.
3.Provide an open ended question test to see if they are thinking outside the box.

G. Closure-

1. Allow students to present all findings and stories to the class.
2. Laminate each students book as a memoir of the assignment.
7. Evaluation-
1.Create a drawing where each student is able to submit their writing - The student with the most creativity and originality wins a prize and is exempt from taking a test.
2.Student who weren't exempt from the test will have to answer various questions regarding the activities and stories that we read.
8. Teacher Reflection-
A lot of thought and time goes into creating a lesson plan - it definitely is not a 5 minute process. I wish I had an actual class that I could try this out on because it does seem to be a fun lesson!

This Lesson Plan is available at (www.teacherjet.com)