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This complete unit walks Secondary English students step-by-step through a high-school style CREATIVE WRITING UNIT based on LIFE-CHANGING CHOICES.


Perfect for Year 10 and Year 11 English students.


This can be easily sent home for distance learning during Coronavirus restrictions :)


This unit is all about a character who must make a life-changing choice of some kind. Students complete a range of writing skill builders and activities, and then plan and execute a well-written story of their own.



1. A 30-page print-and-go student booklet with -

  • Pre-unit survey
  • Creative Writing language terms and vocabulary
  • Analysing stories using an analysis grid
  • Writing prompts of 3 different kinds
  • Skills builders and creative writing skills tasks
  • Punctuating dialogue
  • Editing checklist
  • Planning and writing pages
  • Sample essay marking schedule


2. A 28-slide accompanying PowerPoint presentation with task, writing prompts images and tasks, inspiring images for jump-starting story ideas, and more.


3. Teacher Resources, including:

A 2-page teacher unit plan,

A 2-page teaching sequence

Answer sheet


This complete creative writing unit is suitable for all classes at the secondary level in Australia & New Zealand who are learning to write creative text. Particularly for students of approximately 13-15 years of age: New Zealand Year 9, 10 or 11 students, Australian Year 8, 9 or 10 students, and UK Key Stage 3 students. This product has British English spelling throughout.


63 pages

Creative Writing Unit LIFE-CHANGING CHOICES Narrative


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