Pens, pencils and keyboards ready! We've compiled some of the best resources to make the ideas of young writers flow.
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Grammar | Mrs. Alvarez's Lang. Arts Blog
"Writer and reader... who gives, who receives? Both and both. And, this is why it is always necessary to leave open spaces in a piece of work, to trust the reader to get it, to not tell everything... the empty spaces are the handholds, footholds, by which the reader climbs into the work, inserting him or herself." - Crescent Dragonwagon
Beg, Borrow, and Teach!
Google Lit Trips allows students to tour the places where the characters they read about are living. This website has over 35 pre-created trips that teachers and students can download and run through Google Earth. The lit trips are easy to navigate and organized by grade level. The website also gives step by step instructions on how teachers can create their own lit trips, tips for using Google Earth and ideas for integrating Google Lit trips into your current curriculum.
Google Lit Trips - Dec 8, 2009 - Google, Google Earth - Teq Blog
Narratives - Mrs. Hinton's Class
Need a quote for an assignment, newsletter, or inspiration? Check out this site that has quotes chosen especially for the classroom - nothing inappropriate or irrelevant. Makes it way easier to find the quote YOU need.