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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#1. Constructive Daydreaming
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11 Ways to Help Students Overcome Creative Blocks | Edutopia
There is a difference between encouraging creativity, and demanding it! Some tips on how to bring out the creative side of students
Check out these strategies and approaches for bringing more creativity into the classroom and inspiring young artists.
11 Ways to Help Students Overcome Creative Blocks
One school's family writing night.
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Slice of Life: Family Writing Night
Useful graphic organizer to help students build an argument.
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"Useful graphic organizer to help students build an argument." For persuasive writing, etc.
Useful graphic organizer to help students build an argument. Another one to put in my bag of tricks for organizing argument writing.
Useful graphic organizer to help students with fact-based argumentative essays
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Advice to beat writer's block from my 8th grade WriMos. #NaNoWriMo2014
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Great tips! MT @lambradley: Advice to beat writer's block from my 8th grade WriMos.
How to Write a Good Essay Task Cards
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"How to Write a Good Essay" Task Cards—A bunch of ideas here and a downloadable poster.
WeAreTeachers: The Bones of a Good Essay
Not just for students. :)
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21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity (Designed for kids, but we adults could enjoy and adapt some of these ;))
Writing is key to an intelligent & well-rounded individual because learning how to express yourself is vital! Check these 21 Clever Writing Prompts to Unleash Your Students' (or Children's) Creativity! #Writing #Learning #Reading #Education #Creativity #CreativeWriting #B4Schools
Near writing exercise
Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing
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Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing - great tips from an awesome writer! #writers #lit #writing #books #inspiration #quotes #bookshelf #motivation
Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing! #tips #amwriting
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Neil Gaiman's rules have been the most useful and certainly the most inspiring (uplifting). #NeilGaiman #WritingTips
Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing - Sandman guy. I like the rules.
Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing - great tips from an awesome writer! #tips particularly #1.
Neil Gaiman's Eight Rules for Writing
A good reminder.
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Great writing quote!
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So true, and hard to remember.
I really need to remember this.
Good thing I'm not a brain surgeon, then.
The Grace Inherent in the Writing Process
10 Verbs that are contronyms (a word that evokes contradictory or reverse meanings depending on the context).
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10 Verbs that are contronyms
Handy word wheel for finding different ways to write emotions.
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Ahhh... I so love words. Synonym wheel. I love this!
A writers best friend. would be good to use for a classroom writing assignment to help generate ideas for descriptive writing
Feeling chart for writing
Word Option Chart for Writers. This from the Ohio Education Association. Reportedly handy for therapists also. Click to see comments. #words #writing
Emotions chart for writers: great "wheel" to help youngsters expand the use of appropriate vocabulary
Emotions chart for writers<< love! I should make a large poster out of this.... Not like I write all that often but would be good for school
WriteGirl, a non-profit program, provides teen girls with creative writing experiences that develop their voice and also their academic skills.
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How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically
How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically
Check your literary vocabulary with this list!
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100 words every expert author should know - I love words! :D
100 words every expert author should know...Actually reviewing some of these in English class this year!
100 Words Every Expert Author Should Know Let Me Explain to You a Thing --- This is a blog expanding your ability to write what you know...
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100 words every expert author should know. Solid list of vocabulary words.
100 words every expert writer should know
Through transmediation (or observation, analysis, and creation), students can use the experience of studying a piece of visual art as a creative writing prompt.
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Inspire Thoughtful Creative Writing Through Art -This has a place in our classroom too! Through transmediation (or observation, analysis, and creation), students can use the experience of studying a piece of visual art as a creative writing and discussion prompt.
Inspire Creative Writing & End Writer's Block with Art I'm going to try to adapt this for writing about literature.
Inspire writing through art
Inspire Thoughtful Creative Writing Through Art
Writing tips to craft an interesting story.
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How to Write Interesting Stories // from Grammarly (Tell a Story Day, stories, writer's block, writing)
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How to Write Interesting Stories
The Old Fashioned Way, from Blots and Plots blog -- tips on how to write your novel!
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The Old Fashioned Way - Blots & Plots
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- A great visual way to display the rules and a short cut for teachers to think about storytelling for when they need to explain this lesson to their students-LK
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling. These are really great tips to share with your students for creative writing assignments
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Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling, brought to you by @PB Publishing Some of the best writing advice I've seen.
Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [AS an INFOGRAPHIC]
Great infographic from the Oatmeal.
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I love The Oatmeal's grammar posters.
I'm on a grammar kick today. The Oatmeal explains proper usage of an apostrophe. One of my pet peeves is incorrect usage.
❤ this site. It has clever ways to teach common grammar rules.
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This, and all of The Oatmeal's other grammar lessons.
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 Main Idea Vs. Theme (language arts, reading, literacy, novel / book study, unit)
Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme- Anchor chart and activity
Teaching With a Mountain View: Reading Theme vs Main Idea
Teaching theme and main idea together
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.
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Author's Purpose: Anchor Chart and Interactive PowerPoint for Classroom Use- Great for teaching author's purpose!
Creativity In the Common Core Classroom blog: Author's Purpose: Anchor Chart and Interactive PowerPoint for Classroom Use
J. R. R. Tolkien's 10 Tips For Writers
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Infographic of Tolkien writing tips.
Infographic: J.R.R. Tolkien's 10 Tips For Writers. Writing - Tips and Tricks.
J. R. R. Tolkien 10 Tips For Writers
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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Fountain Green Elementary School Visit 2010. "I just wanted to let you know EVERYONE LOVED your presentation. You are a natural with children. My students are still bragging, in front of the other 4th and 5th graders, about meeting a local author. This was a wonderful experience for us. All of the aides that were in my room have shared how impressed they are with you." Sincerely, Mrs. Nandalal Fourth Grade Teacher Fountain Green Elementary
Using Mentor Texts to Motivate and Support Student Writers | Edutopia
Using mentor texts to inspire young writers
15 Fun Ways to Beat Writer's Block #weareteachers
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15 Fun writing ideas to help beat writers block
elementarymydearpenguin: (via Teacher Helpline: What Are Some Fun Ways to Inspire Student Writers?) Students have writers block?
15 Fun Ways to Beat Writer's Block: Perfect way to get the brain juices flowing and those hard to finish sentences. Grades: 4-6, which is when they need to start writing alot in preparation for middle school, high school and college. NY Teaching Standards: Element IV.2.c Teachers promote students’ curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.
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Writing is super, super important. Here are 5 tips to get you started.