22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling by PBJpublishing: These little pearls of wisdom were tweeted by storyboard artist Emma Coats. She wrote them herself but learned them at Pixar from her senior colleagues. #Infographic #Story_Telling #Pixar #Emma_Coats
Persuasive OREO Writing: Great idea for middle school! The students could even be given Oreos as a treat. It's a way easier way to explain persuasive papers to a younger crowd. I also feel that it could maybe only be a prop because any paper writing require more attention and more description than that.
Fodey.com- FREE Web 2.0 Tool that allows you to instantly create a newspaper article, a movie clapper board, a cigarette packet, ninja text, wizard text, talking squirrels, cats, flowers, tomatoes and owls. interesting.
Summarization Strategy called "the incredible shrinking notes". Students start out writing a summary of a reading selection on the large index card. Students are then given the medium sized card and have to take the information from the large card and condense it onto the medium sized card. Finally, students are given the small card and must take the information from the medium sized card and condense it further onto the small card. Great way for students to get to the main point/idea!