Teaching with Frankenstories (WIP)

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Introduction
UNIVERSAL
Adult
frankenstories
narrative
story
creativity
improvisation
improv
introduction
reincorporation
routines
platforms
tilts
detail
plot
resolution
collaboration
competition
Purpose
Show teachers how to use Frankenstories to help students develop powerful writing skills.
Description
Frankenstories sounds simple, but it combines the cognitive complexity of writing with the social complexity of group improvisation. This lesson is designed to help teachers help their students to play—and write—well, using Frankenstories as tool to practice key narrative skills such as introduction, combination, free association, and more. The lesson provides tips, examples, and targeted exercises you can use in class. This is a big topic, so this lesson is an ongoing Work In Progress which we will update on a (hopefully) weekly basis.
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