Creative Writing – 3rd/4th Grades
by Elaine Ernst Schneider
Basic writing skills should include correct spelling, strong sentence structure, and standard punctuation. For each of these lessons, you will write a short story. Have it corrected for the above-mentioned errors. Rewrite it and then put it in a notebook or on the refrigerator to admire!
In The Bowl
You and Mom are making cookies. Mom turns around to turn the oven on, leaving you to stir the mixture in the bowl. Before your eyes, a cookie man pops us and begins to dance in the bowl. What do you do?
Talk, My Friend
It’s been a terrible day. You have gone to the stables to talk to your horse. Your horse is a friend. He will listen. As you pour out your heart to your horse, your friend, he nods his head as if he understands. Just then, you hear a rustling in the hay behind you. You turn to look but see no one. “It’s nothing,” a voice says. “Keep talking.” You quickly scan the entire barn for signs of a human. There is no one in the stable but you and your horse. Could the horse have talked?