Pens, pencils and keyboards ready! We've compiled some of the best resources to make the ideas of young writers flow.
Classic Star Wars Comics are terrific for using as Story Starters.
Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing
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Neil Gaiman's Eight Rules for Writing
A good reminder.
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The Grace Inherent in the Writing Process
WriteGirl, a non-profit program, provides teen girls with creative writing experiences that develop their voice and also their academic skills.
How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically
Through transmediation (or observation, analysis, and creation), students can use the experience of studying a piece of visual art as a creative writing prompt.
Inspire Thoughtful Creative Writing Through Art
Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling. Great for creating writing prompts to help students develop their stories.
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Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [AS an INFOGRAPHIC]
Great infographic from the Oatmeal.
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How To Use An Apostrophe - The Oatmeal
Theme & Main Idea. Teach kids to learn the difference between the two, and they will FINALLY understand how they both function in books!
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Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme
Teaching about author's purpose helps your students learn why the author wrote the story or article. Teaching author's purpose to your students is a great way to discuss the different varieties of text out there.
Providing students with examples of good writing is vital. Here are tips for using mentor texts in the classroom and ideas on where you can find it.
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15 Fun Ways to Beat Writer's Block #weareteachers
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Blog - WeAreTeachers
Writing is super, super important. Here are 5 tips to get you started.
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5 tips on how to write dialogue
Why do writers write?
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Writing - The Stenhouse Blog
"Hook Your Reader" Anchor Chart from "Write On, Fourth Grade!"
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Write On, Fourth Grade!: "Hook ' Yer Reader" Part 2!
Great advice to help students write stories.