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Scary Story Ideas for Middle School

Shortly after the school year begins and the calendar turns to October, it’s time to start celebrating spooks and frights in your classroom. While many middle school students have moved on from the years of classroom parties, it’s still fun to get a little

Writing a Suspense Story

Writing a Suspense Story: 10 Tips for Young Authors when Writing Suspense Guest Article by Tony Lee Moral When writing my new Young Adult novel Ghost Maven, about a girl who falls in love with a sailor boy, I was inspired by the works of Alfred

St Patrick’s Day Story Starters

It’s a holiday filled with mischievous fun and magical discoveries at the end of the rainbow. Students love the excitement surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, so it’s great to capitalize on that joy and incorporate the holiday into your classroom lesson plans. If your students keep

11 Short Story Ideas for Students

Writing is the one skill that can be applied to nearly every career, profession, and industry. Even math, science and engineering experts need to have excellent communication skills in order to do their job well! Teachers in all grade levels and all subject areas can

17 Story Writing Ideas

Writing is a fun activity for children and adults alike. A few popular forms of writing include stories, articles, and poetry, and each has its own unique appeal. Not only can the act of writing help a person vent their emotions and frustrations but it is also an excellent

32 Storytelling Writing Prompts for Kids

The Value of Storytelling Writing Prompts for Kids— This year’s National Day of Listening celebration takes place on November 29th, but you can start getting students involved now. The StoryCorps program asks participants to record a short interview with a loved one in order

Teaching Tool Idea on Storytelling & Listening

Teaching Tool Idea: Storytelling & Listening Skills for Kids— The National Day of Listening takes place each year in November on the day after Thanksgiving. This celebration, established by StoryCorps, was conceived as a non-commercial alternative to the widespread shopping events that take place

Write Your Own Story for Kids

For many kids, writing stories is a powerful and effective way of expressing their ideas and emotions. A story can take on many directions—it might be a mystery, a comedy, or a story with a happy ending. Students can get totally creative and make

Women’s History Month Writing Prompts: 50 Ideas

March is Women’s History Month— March is Women’s History Month (and March 8th is International Women’s Day), and, it is the perfect opportunity to get your students thinking about the roles of women in America and the ways in which women still struggle to
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