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Choose Your Own Adventure: A Hypertext Writing Experience

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Choose Your Own Adventure: A Hypertext Writing Experience

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Patricia Schulze

Yankton, South Dakota


National Council of Teachers of English


Materials and Technology

Student Interactives






  • Access to an Internet-connected computer for each group

  • Web-authoring software or Microsoft Word® or other word-processing software

  • Access to a Website on which to upload Web pages, or CD burner and blank CDs, or floppy disks (if word processed)

  • Copies of various Choose Your Own Adventure books (If books are not available, online versions of Choose Your Own Adventure story Websites are provided in the Resources section.)

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ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool

The Webbing Tool provides a free-form graphic organizer for activities that ask students to pursue hypertextual thinking and writing.


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  • Obtain access to computers and other software.

  • Acquaint yourself with the method you choose for students to construct their Web pages, for example, Microsoft FrontPage®.

  • Make copies of handouts and rubrics.

  • Acquaint yourself with the format of Choose Your Own Adventure stories.

  • Obtain copies of books or a way to give students access to the Web.

  • Test the Webbing Tool student interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.

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