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Incredible Hand Painting Illusions by Annie Ralli

Incredible Hand Painting Illusions by Annie Ralli | Reading and Writing Year 7 and 8 | Scoop.it
Do you remember the amazing Hand Painting Art by Guido Daniele we posted two years ago? Well, don’t be deceived, this is not another collection of his work. The hand paintings below are all painted by a talented London-based body painter Annie Ralli.

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The Snapshot Writing Tool: Help Students Create Visual Imagery Within Their Writing

The Snapshot Writing Tool: Help Students Create Visual Imagery Within Their Writing | Reading and Writing Year 7 and 8 | Scoop.it

From Kevin's fabulous Edgalaxy Blog:

The Snapshot Writing Tool is designed to put students in a specific moment in time using a visual prompt such as a photo or video and then write about what you see? What you hear? What you smell? What you taste? and what you feel? Drawing upon all 5 senses.

The snapshot writing tool will really encourage your students create visual imagery within their writing, and they have a great deal of fun putting themselves in the perspective of the picture.

Students can either use a photo of their own anlongside the tool or alternately you can access my collection of 150 Amazing writing prompts here.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 5, 2013 10:17 PM

I'm always interested in a good prompt!

Sarah Gordon-Church's curator insight, October 1, 2013 3:22 AM

This is a FANTASTIC way to overcome the hesitant, fearful writer, the emerging writer, and the advanced writer all in one scoop! :) I have used this with success EVERY YEAR! The kids love it, it's relatable and produces some amazing alternatives to the boring form writing. This makes writing come alive for so many of my students! It boosts confidence and changes "Ugh, do we hafta write?" to "OOOOO! Can we do some more snapshot writing today!?!PLEASE!" 

Daiga Kalnina's curator insight, October 2, 2013 2:39 AM

Forša ideja!

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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl | Reading and Writing Year 7 and 8 | Scoop.it

The Roald Dahl website is a great resource for games, information and inspiration for young writers.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English

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Winged Sandals

Winged Sandals | Reading and Writing Year 7 and 8 | Scoop.it
The Winged Sandals explores the magical world of Classical Greek mythology, a place filled with awesome gods, daring heroes and fabulous monsters. Unique, interactive digital storytelling.

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Communication 4 All - Literacy

Communication 4 All - Literacy | Reading and Writing Year 7 and 8 | Scoop.it

An extensive literacy site with hundreds of resources to download and use on whiteboards.

http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/English

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