04 December 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 11]

You are at work when one of your friends introduces you to a guy named Mac. That next week, you and Mac become good friends until the week after when Mac suddenly disappears.

Meanwhile one day while at a grocery store, you run into Mac.

"Remember me?" You say to Mac.

Mac looks confused at you. "Huh? I don't know you?"

You think he is joking and keep asking if he is playing around.

"I am not joking!" Mac shouted angrily.

Then you realize: Mac isn't joking. So you call your friend who had introduced you to Mac. She tells you that she never really introduced you to anyone. You try asking her if she's fooling around, but she says she isn't.

You do your research and there is no evidence that you ever met Mac or encountered him at all! You even check the security cameras on the day you met Mac. Nothing.

That's when....


25 November 2017

INFO | Bumfuzzle

To Confuse Someone.

Example: I plan to bumbuzzle my mother so I can have dessert.

22 November 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 10]

Your work a night shift at the job of your choice.

You discover some hidden tunnels under the building you are in. Suddenly you discover something of a dark secret meant to be kept away. What is that secret?

Then somewhere in the dark halls, a phone rings.

Finish the story in the comments below!

06 November 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 9]

You are waking down the streets of California at a particular beach when you come across an old recording camera. Many spirits live in it. What do you do with it? Write a story about it in the comments below!

25 October 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 8]

Write a story about your visit to the library when a book flies out of the shelf. You pick it up only to discover a photo has fallen out. Picking it up, you see it is a picture of you.

What do you do? Write a story of what happens next. Make sure you include a sword, a stallion, and a castle sunken below the ocean.

Write it in the comments below!

02 October 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 7]

Walking home from the park one evening, you discover the last unicorn and the last dragon (a baby dragon to be specific) huddled under the park bench and picnic table.

What do you do?

Write a story about it in the comments!

30 September 2017


Poetry has many genres like stories and has many types. Regardless the type of poetry, tone sets up the poem.

For this activity, read these two poems:

Jack Prelutsky: I Wave Good-bye When Butter Flies
Sylvia Plaith: Daddy

Follow-up Questions:

  1. What was the tone of Jack Prelutsky's poem?
  2. What was the tone of Sylvia Plaith's poem?
  3. How do they differ?
  4. What did you enjoy about each poem?
  5. What did you dislike about each poem?
  6. What are some similarities between the poems?
  7. Look for the metaphors. What could they possibly mean?
  8. Why did the writers write the poems?
  9. Which poem did you like best and why?
  10. Pick one of the poems and write a poem with the similar tones.

20 September 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 6]

You and your family are out on vacation in South America. You guys decide to picnic by a waterfall and swim next to an underwater cave.

Being one of the oldest kids and the captain of the high school swim team, you decide to check out the underwater cave. There, you discover a sea monster family.

Describe the story in the comments below.

04 September 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 5]

You find a trunk filled with ghosts.
As you inherited shortly after your grandparents passed away, it turns out that you come from a strong lineage of ghost hunters.

What adventures do you go through? Comment about it below!

23 August 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 4]

As you look through the antique chest of your great-grandmother, you notice a phial filled with green sparkling dust. You take it to your mother and father to ask about it. Your mother gives a shock look and said, "Why, that's the last of the pixie dust!"

What do you do? Write your story in the comments below!

07 August 2017

ACTIVITY | Situations [Pt. 3]

You are home alone playing video games. Suddenly, you are interrupted when you see an orb dart outside your door. Curious, you investigate it. The orb went down the hallway leading to the basement. You stop at the foot of the stairs as you observe more orbs fly downstairs.

Fairies! They live in your basement.

What do you do? Write the story in the comments.