There really are no limitations when it comes to what you can and cannot turn into a creative written work.
However, writer’s block is very real and most, if not all, writers will experience it at one point or another.
For instance, students enrolled in world history may want to write an article on the week's topic, or another favorite lesson.
Invite students to the front of the class to share their stories to work on public speaking.
Freewrite: Freewriting forces you to take all of the words and messed up phrases that are floating around in your head and put them to paper.
This is an excellent way to overcome the dreaded writer’s block.
Luckily, brainstorming ideas for a great short story or creative writing assignment doesn’t have to be painful.
There are a few exercises that you can call upon to get your creative process flowing, and hopefully help you get your boots to the ground (so to speak) so that you can write a great short story.
Have your students write a letter to themselves in the future.
Besides allowing students to reflect on their future plans and goals, it also allows them to take a look at where they will be.