Fan fiction is an umbrella term for a range of works by writers who imagine the stories they are reading or the shows they are watching differently. They insert chapters, re-write endings, and script new episodes, all the while adding twists to the settings, plots, characters, etc.

Fan fiction is a great resource for the classroom. Students can read reinvented chapters and poems from their favorite books and be inspired to write some themselves. Below are some samples from , a forum for submissions, discussions, and reviews.

Note: The fan fiction site contains materials for adults and children. Teachers and parents should monitor what pieces the students are viewing.