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Writing science fiction is a great companion activity to current science units. This page outlines my step-by-step process. Save it as a favorite in your science fiction writing resources.
Leap into writing realistic fiction by using the novels your students are currently reading. Your fiction writing lesson plans are a snap when designed as creative activities alongside any novel.
User-friendly tips and techniques for writing poems and developing study units. Don't be shy!
Writing mystery stories with kids is one of the classroom's least writing mysteries! Au contraire! Writing a mystery is one of the most enjoyable ways to improve writing skills.
Writing historical fiction enhances kids' unique interests. Assign historical fiction writing prompts instead of writing non fiction reports. A fiction writing tip: time machine tours!
Enjoy writing fairy tales? Writing fractured fairy tales, or funny, modern versions of old classics, is a delightful creative writing project! Follow this step-by-step process!
Writing fables teaches students to recognize and apply a predictable, concise narrative structure to original stories. Use this easy lesson plan for writing a fable.
Finding a voice in writing can be the most delightful aspect of the six trait writing process to teach! Voice is that magical quality that makes a creative writing idea sing!
The six trait writing process blends easily into a process centered classroom. The writing traits and the writing process itself support one another, flowing as a river from beginning to end.
Polish up your students' creative writing skills with choices from this list of super September writing prompts.
Pourquoi tales can be an amusing adventure in writing creatively across the curriculum! Discuss pourquoi characteristics and the elements of pourquoi, and then write your own!
How to organize stories may well be the toughest of the writing traits to master! Try these fun hands-on activities and creative writing tips to help your students shape their ideas!
Match those crisp October days with equally crisp creative writing by using these October writing prompts.
Traditionally,November is a time of counting life's blessings.In addition to essays on thankfulness,give your students these November writing prompts to spark provocative thinking.
Memoir pieces bring autobiography studies into tight focus. Weave this hands-on mini-project into your next autobiography unit.
Creativity blooms in your classroom with these May writing prompts!
This month heralds the first day of spring. Spring into narrative with these breezy March writing prompts!
Six months into the year, this is a great time to reassess students' growth as authors. These lively June writing prompts offer plenty of possibilities!
A plethora of ideas for writing classes, clubs, and workshops! Spark summer creativity with this list of July writing prompts.
Need journal ideas after the school holidays? Fill your plan book with these engaging,pen-to-paper January writing prompts!
Spice up presentations of informational reports by using creative writing formats. Interviews, skits, journals, antique maps, photo albums, comic strips, and more.
Enjoyable, hands-on activities and prompts designed to sharpen your students' skills. Extend creative writing across the curriculum and make it a favorite subject! Kid-tested and approved!
Know how to write a myth? By teaching kids how to write myths, stories of ancient heroes make excellent creative writing topics! Write into a time before time began, a mythical realm of adventure!
Know how to write a legend? Capture your students' imaginations with legendary heroes, mythical beasts, and daring exploits as creative writing topics!
Traditionally a month symbolic of love, your students will love these February writing prompts!
Fantasy fiction writing is an excellent complement to reading today's modern fantasy novels. Get effective fantasy writing tips for writing fantasy fiction with your students!
Ever looked at old stories in a new way? Do so with these fairy tale writing prompts! Tales with a twist!
Creativity abounds with these December writing prompts! From favorite holiday stories to favorite family traditions, the season sparkles with imaginative writing!
Quick and easy ideas for creative writing topics based on literary genres,from fiction to fantasy,scripts to stories,and more.
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