Creative Writing Archive

Creative Writing Techniques

Six Creative Writing Techniques to Introduce in Your High School Classroom Looking for a fresh way to revitalize your high school students’ interest in creative writing?  Sometimes all you need to make teens interested in writing again is a few new exercises and prompts

Creative Writing Starters 

Choosing the Best Writing Starters for Your Students— Students who practice daily creative writing enjoy a number of educational and emotional benefits.  With increased creativity and improved critical thinking skills, kids who journal and write regularly are equipped to tackle greater challenges both in and

Creative Writing Tasks

Seven Top Reasons to Use Creative Writing Tasks in the Classroom— It’s never too early to get kids started on creative writing!  Whether your students are just getting started or have been crafting their own creative works since they first learned to write, now is

9 Creative Writing Activities for Kids

Creative Writing Activities for Kids— Creative writing is more than just a critical component of your lesson plan: It’s a skill that can help students enhance just about any industry, field or profession that they are interested in pursuing. Whether you are an elementary

Creative Writing Questions 

Creative Writing Questions Help Students Think Outside the Box There’s no right or wrong way to integrate creative writing into your classroom—the practice has distinct benefits for students of all ages and can easily be adapted and tailored to meet the individualized needs of

31 Creative Writing Prompts for Teens

Creative Writing Prompts for Teens The power of journaling is truly universal.  It can have an impact on people of all ages and from all walks of life—and there is no one who can’t benefit from exploring his or her thoughts on the written

30 Creative Writing Practice Prompts

Prompts to Help Kids Enjoy Creative Writing Practice Creative writing is an empowering activity that teaches kids how to use their imaginations—and more importantly, it helps them to internalize the fact that their thoughts are worth sharing.  However, many teachers struggle initially to get

Creative Writing Kids

Creative Writing Resources for Teachers, Kids and Parents— Writing offers many benefits to students, but the ability to explore new worlds is undoubtedly one of the most important. Whether they’re writing creatively or considering a topic of personal reflection, writing improves critical thinking skills

355+ Creative Prompts

Journal keeping is a powerful activity for kids that can encourage them to open their minds to new possibilities and to become more comfortable expressing their own thoughts and opinions.  However, for many students, getting started is the hardest part. For a student who is

Creative Writing Prompt: 30 New Ideas for Kids

Creative Writing Prompt: 30 New Ideas for Kids Who Feel “Stuck” Journaling is a powerful activity for young students that can encourage them to open their minds to new possibilities and to become more comfortable expressing their own thoughts and opinions.  However, for many
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