Getting pupils to do creative writing tasks is not always easy. This month Nada Filipovic, a teacher in Serbia, shares her ideas with us on how to do a collaborative story writing task in class. Find out more about get your upper primary pupils working together to write a story.
Oxford Recipe in printable, PDF format:
Writing a story can be a rather difficult task, so writing this type of story is challenging, motivating and exciting. Students will enjoy group work; they will be able to express themselves and also have fun.
This is a good way to revise the past simple and past continuous tenses. The exercise is excellent for large classes, and classrooms that are not equipped with computers or Internet connection.
Level: 3rd cycle Primary
Time: 20-30 min
- Learn and revise Past Simple and Past Continuous.
- Motivate students through dynamic and creative activities.
- Improve listening, writing and speaking skills.
- Encourage them to express themselves.
- Sheets of paper
- A board
- Pens, pencils