The Art of Storytelling

The objective of this lesson plan is to engage students in the art of storytelling and improve their public speaking skills.


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Lesson Plan

Students should write an original short story, approximately 2 pages, inspired by any of the attached photos. The storyline is up to them but should include:

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Lesson tags: Art, Creative Writing, Eighth, English, Pop Culture, Seventh, Sixth

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