Creative Writing: Color Story


Creative Writing Activity for ESL Students:
1. Choose one color
2. Write a creative story involving as many objects/things of that color as possible. Try to include at least 10 objects of the color you chose in your story.
3. Challenge: Illustrate it!

For Example:
Once upon a time there was a turtle. The Turtle loved to eat leafs in the forest. He liked to sit in the green grass underneath the trees and think about green grapes and iguanas; his two favorite things. One day the turtle went walking through the forest. He came to a pond filled with algae. It looked quite dirty. He didn’t care. He decided to go swimming in the green water.

Post your story in the comments.

ESL Creative Writing: Trip to the Beach

Pretend you are planning a day trip to the beach. Complete the following writing activities below.

1. Write a list of 15 things that you would pack to go to the beach.

2. Write Sentences:

I would pack a ________________ because __________.

I need a _______ at the beach ___________.

-I need a towel at the beach to dry off after swimming.
-I would pack a lunch because I will get hungry.

ESL Creative Writing: Selling Coconuts

Write a story about a man that sells coconuts.

Use the questions below to help you generate ideas for the story.

Guiding Questions:
How many coconuts does he sell each day?
Who buys the coconuts?
Where does he get the coconuts?
How much do the coconuts costs?
How does he transport the coconuts? (car, horse, bag, wheel barrel, etc.)

ESL Creative Writing Prompt: Six Random Things (2)

When you are want to improve you English writing skills it is important to consistently practice writing in English. This ESL creative writing prompt is to give you an idea of something you can write about in English today. 

Today you will write a creative story. You can write about whatever you want…. BUT…. somewhere in your story you need to have the following six items: diamonds, a monkey, airplane, mirror, hot-dogs and a flute. 

You can choose to write your story about anything or you can base your story around these six things. You choose. Have fun!  












ESL Writing: Owls

In the picture above you see some owls in the snow. You will be doing several short writing activities about these owls. 

1. Describe the owls. What do they look like? What colors are they? Describe their bodies. 

2. Write a list about everything that you know about owls. 

-They have wings. 
-They sleep during the day. 

3. Write a list of questions you have about owls. 

Example Questions:
-How many years does the average owl live for?
-What do owls eat? 

4. Write a short story about what these owls do each day.

What does their daily life look like?
Where do they go?
What do they eat?
When/Where do they sleep? 

I hope you had fun thinking and writing about owls. As always, feel free to share your writing. 

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