Task is completed successfully if
Completion of task is excellent if the story is enjoyable, has a clear structure, uses correct grammar and a rich but not overcomplicated vocabulary (at about the level of the intended readers: the classmates). Completion of task is inadequate if the story makes no sense or is so poor in language that it is unintelligible.
For peer evaluation see assessment grid below. Teacher may want to assign point values to the criteria on the assessment sheet if grades have to be given.
to enable weaker students to write a story a list of vocabulary either related to the teaching unit or restricting the variety of topics would be helpful
Writing ones own story motivates students to compare their products with other stories
Using the internet and a plot generator might motivate teachers and students to use this device further on.
The application of words might enrich the word power of the students
This task can be used in any class that deals with literature/writing skills and with any topic of interest. It fits well into any curriculum.