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10 Writing Truths for Reluctant Teens: How can you encourage your teen when he feels stuck? What should you tell him when he can’t seem to get started writing?

Ten Tips for Young Authors... How is it looks in Polish internet? 1. Watch (M)TV. 2. Read a little (not necessary). 3. Think about YOUR point of view. 4. Write! 5. Screw grammar. 6. Write. 7. Screw originality. 8. Write... 9. Ask for "criticism". 10. Take offence because of critic.

Write a story that starts with a spoiler of what happens in the story, yet still make the end surprising.

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Use Popular Music to Improve Reading and Inspire Writing

Use Popular Music to Improve Reading and Inspire Writing. Over the years, I’ve discovered that one way to engage almost every student, even those who are reluctant readers and writers, is through song. This week I’ll share with you some of the ways I use music to inspire, motivate, and teach reading and writing (along with life skills!) in my classroom.

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6 Of The Best Pieces of Advice From Successful Writers

10 Rules for Writing

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7 Pinterest ideas for high school writing

7 Pinterest Ideas for High School Writing ** This can start in middle school as well. I think the idea of practicing by reading short passages is a great idea and way to start.

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4 essay prompts high school students will love

I can't imagine my students loving any prompt, but they probably would like the $10,000 idea. She says to check back on "Writing Prompt Wednesdays" for more ideas.

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5 Common Writing Mistakes That Make You Look Like an Amateur

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How to Write a Book As a Teenager

How to Write a Book As a Teenager - really good advice not just for teens

Getting kids to write outside of school can be difficult, try using these techniques to convince your students to get more out of their writing experience.


How to Get Started Writing a Book

How to Get Started Writing a Book: 11 Steps (with Pictures)