2018 – DART – Twist (plot) p6 writing

Exactly the news article I needed! Coincided with one of my teaching materials in my guide book. A crashed car. A cockroach. What a story! I like using news articles to teach students how to write creatively, yet realistically.

Challenging J to brainstorm a story plot twist and she really cracked her head.

I rejected her ideas for a few attempts as they were not impressive for me enough.

J did it for the 2nd round! Great job!

After the brainstorming exercise, she jotted them down as part of the learning process. Time zipped past but it was a fulfilling lesson.

I actually wanted to stop at 2 plot twists, but she wanted to try more. That’s a very commendable spirit!


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