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Lots of articles and tips for young writers from Australian writer and educator, Susan Stephenson, at www.thebookchook.com .
Great tips for kids from Australian journalist and author, Julie Fison.
Using iPad apps TOONPaint and StripDesigner to tell a digital story.
Bookchook...always sharing great learning opportunities. Thank you
Tips and ideas for helping children write haiku
This presentation offers ideas on how to use comics in the classroom and a list of online comic creators
Also check out my free PDF, Using Comic Editors with Kids at
Great list of comic creators. Love that there are many different styles.
Creadores de Comic Online
Es una buena idea, pueden obtenerse beneficios si se emplean en la educación.
Writing persuasively is a skill kids need to learn. Try it with cartoons!
PDF booklet of writing prompts from Bill Zimmerman of MakeBeliefsComix.
FreeTech article about Nanoogo.
(Nanoogo FAQ a little vague on points and shop, but worth investigating. A new platform where kids can write and add icons, borders etc. )
Warm up activities that get learners writing can be fantastic for getting the creative juices flowing while also giving a focused start to your lesson.
Links to useful tools, tips and prompts for young writers.
As a writer it is hard out there in the literary world. any help will be great
Lots of vids to use as writing prompts with kids. Many are movie trailers. They are accompanied by questions to tease out kids' thoughts on topics.
Video prompts sound like an effective idea. All I'd add is to make a prompt optional. If a young writer already has a topic in mind, let them run with it.
Great writing prompts!
Some brilliant large-size photos worth displaying in every biology lab! - Now let's see innovative lesson plans to encourage real investigations!
Horrifying at the same time looks for take a look 2nd time to the microscope.
Links to some great websites that encourage or prompt writing.
These are additional writing resources worth reviewing.
What an awesome assignment!
Some ideas on presenting haiga after children have created them (by adding haiku to images.) Also links to other articles about creating poetry with kids.
Some great ideas on how to connect pictures with Haiku and then how to present.
Linking writing to reading we've shared with our children is a wonderful way to extend the literature experience.
Tips for incorporating writing into children's lives.
You probably won't recognize these storytelling elements from creative writing class.
Love the format of this very helpful writing tool. Be sure to click on each element for more information.
Cure for writers cramp......
This infographic would be a hit in creative writing class
What a great support to deepen writing practice for students as they learn to identify different roles, ideas and structures in their reading and use it in their writing
By encouraging our children to play and have fun with words, we're helping them develop both reading and writing skills.
Help kids become hunters of words. It's a great way to sneak a little writing into a day.
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Websites and other ideas with writing prompts to spark student writing.
I am (admittedly) a HUGE fan of writing prompts. They aren't just for school, either. They are wonderful "teasers" for dinner-table conversation, too.
For the simple reason that poetry is an art form, tips for writing poetry will vary from poet to poet. Each poet has his or her own unique style just
Some tips for writing and editing rhyming poetry.
Great points here to discuss with teen writers.
great visual reference!
Creative writing in steps
This a great list, but, perfect? I don't know about that :) Stories aren't a magic bullet. However, applying these elements and telling the right story+right time+right audience... can make an emotional connection with your audience that impacts your business.
The Book Chook, www.thebookchook.com
Lots of learning possibilities when kids create six word memoirs!
writing and use the power of the digital medium to create multimodal, interactive texts. Please add more examples in the comments, I want to keep collecting
Various tools and websites that encourage kids and adults to write.
Some intesting ways to tell stories.
Telling a story via a comic editor is a great way to include writing in lots of fun!
Lego - a sure winner with the boys.
The #1 place for free Microsoft word newspaper templates for kids, students that are printable and blank.
New templates for kids to create own newspapers.
Creative learning activities to celebrate all things Seuss.