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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Useful graphic organizer to help students build an argument.
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Building An Argument Essay #3
WRITING Outline for developing an argument - would be great to use before a persuasive paper or debate
Useful graphic organizer to help students build an argument with evidence to back it up. And I'm starting argumentative writing next week!
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Advice to beat writer's block from my 8th grade WriMos. #NaNoWriMo2014
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17 Excellent Writing Guides for Academics and Student Researchers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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17 Excellent Writing Guides for Academics and Student Researchers #college #highschool
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 17 Excellent Writing Guides for Academics and Student Researchers
How to Write a Good Essay Task Cards
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WeAreTeachers: The Bones of a Good Essay
Not just for students. :)
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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
Elementary writing prompts
21 Writing Prompts - technically for kids but some good ideas for bloggers too
21 clever writing prompts These are for kids, but they're also pretty great for adult writing slumps.
Neil Gaiman's 8 Rules for Writing
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Good advice from Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman's writing rules
great ideas to inspire writing | ... Rules for Writing - great tips from an awesome writer! #tips
Neil Gaiman's rules have been the most useful and certainly the most inspiring (uplifting). #NeilGaiman #WritingTips
Neil Gaiman's Eight Rules for Writing
A good reminder.
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The Grace Inherent in the Writing Process
The beauty of Writing - remember this! :)
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike say, a brain surgeon. - Robert Cormier
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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
10 Verbs that are contronyms
Handy word wheel for finding different ways to write emotions.
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Feelings chart for writers.
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
Emotion word chart - maybe use a version to teach feeling words
Creative Writing Feeling Chart
A writers best friend. word wheel
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 | Edutopia
How Creative Writing Boosts Students Academically
Check your literary vocabulary with this list!
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100 words every expert writer should know..#words
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100 words every expert author should know. Solid list of vocabulary words.
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.
Through transmediation (or observation, analysis, and creation), students can use the experience of studying a piece of visual art as a creative writing prompt. This type of activity can be modified for younger children.
Watch this surreal video based on my illustration "The Volunteers". What is happening? Use this Story Starter video to inspire creative writing.
Using art to inspire writing and critical thinking
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, from Blots and Plots blog -- tips on how to write your novel! (I'm doing it because my computer crashed.)
Writing your novel long hand.
I have a hard time writing a story on a computer and am much more creative on paper. A big ledger pad is what I'm using right now and it works great because I can be as messy as I want! :)
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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@Amber Hainline Could you use this in Creative Writing? I might use it for mini-lessons! Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling, brought to you by @pbjpublishing
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Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling, brought to you by @pbjpublishing Some of the best writing advice I've seen.
Pixar's 22 rules to phenomenal storytelling. This is very inspirational for me since the writers of Pixar movies are some of the best writers around.
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 20+ Rules on Storytelling for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning For my writer friends: @Cindy Jones
Pixar’s 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling [AS an INFOGRAPHIC]
Great infographic from the Oatmeal.
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Another great grammar lesson from The Oatmeal: How To Use An Apostrophe
<3 this site. It has clever ways to teach common grammar rules.
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I love The Oatmeal's grammar posters.
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 Theme vs Main Idea
Teaching With a Mountain View: Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme- Anchor chart and activity
Theme Vs. Main Idea Anchor Chart
Teaching Main Idea Vs. Theme (language arts, reading, literacy, novel / book study, unit)
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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Creativity In the Common Core Classroom: Author's Purpose: Anchor Chart and Interactive PowerPoint for Classroom Use
J. R. R. Tolkien's 10 Tips For Writers
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Tolkien's Ten Tips for Writers. As a author wannabe, and a big Tolkien fan this is very very lovely! Writing tips from Tolkien!
Tolkien's 10 Tips for Writers infographic. This would be a fun discussion starter and writing prompt!
Tips from my favorite author of all time.
Infographic of Tolkien writing tips.
J.R.R. Tolkien's 10 Tips for Writers #writing #amwriting
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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Using mentor texts to motivate and support student writers
Writing with mentor texts
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
15 Fun Ways to Beat Writer's Block #weareteachers
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15 Fun writing ideas to help beat writers block
Follow for lots of FREE and 'Too-Neat-Not-Keep' teaching tools other fun brain-based stuff :) ... 15 Fun Ways to Beat Writer's Block
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Writing is super, super important. Here are 5 tips to get you started.
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Writing dialogue is super, super important. Here are 5 tips to get you started. (Plus: when drafting, don't include tags. Add later as necessary)
5 tips on how to write dialogue
Why do writers write?