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Quick Project Idea

A student portfolio of the year’s “best efforts” offers an exciting way to see and share student progress. Invite students to create a book of their own favorite work and reflect on the progress they have made.

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Preview StorySpark

Preview StorySpark

TikaTok's StorySparks provide everything your students need to create beautiful projects, such as writing prompts, sample work, image galleries, and more.


More lesson plans

  • Feb/March - Inventive Valentines

    Give kids a head start in creating handmade valentines for their parents, grandparents, pets, or “secretly admired” heroes, as they pun, riddle, and play with words in this Valentine's Day-themed lesson plan.

  • Dec/Jan - Grammar and Gratitude

    Offer some words of thanks to your students and encourage them to share stories about people, inspirations, and small moments for which they are thankful.

  • Oct/Nov 2014 - Heritage Months

    Have students research a cookbook and team up to write a Who’s Who of Native Americans and Latino/Latina Americans for Hispanic Heritage Month and Native American Heritage Month.

  • Aug/Sept 2014 - Summer Highlights, Drama and Dreams!

    Put a graphic twist on summer summaries. Plan a class video or comic book, using real or imagined “dream vacations.”

  • May/June 2014 - Year Book

    Showcase student growth throughout the school year. Publish a class album, yearbook, student presentation, or group project with TikaTok!

  • March/Apr 2014 - Spring Poetry

    Noticed any signs of spring lately? The Vernal Equinox, March 20, is the official start of the season. So keep your eyes on the outdoors with these projects that turn spring into pure poetry!

  • Feb 2014 - Winter Olympics

    The Winter Olympics in Sochi bring the best and most dedicated athletes from 16 countries to compete in front of 1.8 billion people worldwide. The games can be a platform for teaching and learning. This lesson suggests simple ways to capture the energy of the history-making events!

  • Jan 2014 - Storytelling

    Are you teaching students the basic elements of stories? One of the best ways to understand plot, setting, and character is to write a story from scratch. In this lesson, you’ll find basic tools for generating stories. Use these tips to help students pre-write, develop, and share their stories!

  • Nov/Dec 2013 - Quick Holiday Projects

    Are you studying about holidays and the stories behind them in your classroom? What better way to give a holiday meaning then by making it personal for students? In this lesson plan find some quick and simple ideas that will help spark students’ interest as they write their own stories!