Some variations might be free-writing around a particular topic or prompt.You could distribute photographs cut out of magazines before the free-writing session so that students can use them for inspiration.
Place them in a bowl, close your eyes and pull out two of these magazine snippets. This tells the "Three Little Pigs" story from the wolf's point of view.Ask the children to think of a story that they know well, and to write another version from another point of view. Write "Cinderella" from the point of view of one of the ugly sisters, OR Write "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" from the point of view of the troll, OR Write "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" from the point of view of Goldilocks.Let students scour them for material and use them to create found poems.It's easy to set up a class blog where students can have the experience of publishing their creative writing. Decide if you want to allow or disable blog comments.If they are at a loss for what to write, then they can write "I don't know what to write" over and over until something else occurs to them.You might choose to put music on in the background during the free-writing session.If you permit commenting, it's very important to review the comments submitted and ensure a positive tone.Wordpress also offers the option of password-protecting the blog so that you can keep outsiders from accessing it.Every student writes the first line of a story, then passes the paper to the student on his/her left.For five minutes, each student continues working on the story that he/she has received, then passes it to the left again when the time is up.