High School Unit 6: Cultivating Creativity

Are your students hesitant to think outside the box? Teach them how to tap into their creativity and express their ideas in unique ways? Students will learn how to harness creative inspiration when it arises, tap into creativity when they feel uninspired, and use divergent thinking to create innovate solutions to problems.

Materials in this unit

A teacher’s guide (1 page per lesson)

A 100+ slide editable presentation to guide you and your students through each lesson

A 10 page student self-reflection journal in both printable and typeable formats

Student outcomes and objectives

  1. I can define creativity and know my creative strengths and weaknesses.
  2. I have strategies for getting back on track when I feel stuck creatively.
  3. I know the four stages of creativity (preparation, incubation, illumination, and verification.)
  4. I can experiment with practices to enhance my creative thinking abilities.
  5. I know how to use the seven mental states of creativity when creating something new.
  6. I can choose which problem to solve and explore possibilities for the solution.
  7. I can conduct research and generate creative output.
  8. I can polish my creative work and administrate its details.
  9. I know how to share and talk about my creative output.
  10. I can recharge and refuel my creativity between projects.
Available in Nov 2023

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