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.

Beach Writing Activity


Beginner: Make a list of everything at the beach. Try to think of at least 20 different things.

Intermediate: Think of 10 questions that you have about the beach. Are there sharks?

Advanced: Visualize or pretend that you are at the beach. Free write for 5 to 10 minutes.

What do you see? What do you feel? What do you taste? What do you hear? What do you smell? What are you doing? Are there a lot of people? Who are you with? What are you wearing? Are you happy? Why?

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