Lesson Plan

Write Your Own Ending

Get your students’ creative juices flowing with this fun creative writing lesson! Students will read a fun story and then write their own ending.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write a conclusion to a short narrative.

Introduction

(2 minutes)
What Happened Next?Write the Ending: Kaniesha’s Trip
  • Ask students if they know the meaning of the word conclusion. Write it on the chart paper. Define it as the last part of something or an ending. Explain that the ending is important because it is what the reader remembers most.
  • Explain that today students will be writing conclusions to two short stories.