Learning a fun way to integrate reading and writing, or public presentation practice! Mentors can prepare this activity in advance.
- 3 Bags or Envelopes
- Paper and/or note cards
- Markers/colored pencils
On the small pieces of paper or note cards write multiple story-line ideas in three parts, each part on a separate paper or note card.
- Provide the format for how to tell the story (write a story, poem, song to later recite or sing, or write a screen play to later act out, draw a picture, create a dance)
- Provide the protagonist of the story (a dog, tourists, a football team, a dragon, Batman, a ghost, your parents, you)
- Set the scene (riding a dinosaur, fighting a bear, getting married, skiing, having a pillow fight, traveling in space)
Put all the #1’s into one bag or envelope, #2’s in another and #3’s in a third.
Ready to create with your mentee?
Ask your mentee to pick one paper or note card from each bag and develop as prescribed. Enjoy the creativity that is sparked!