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32 Sensational Summer Writing Prompts for Students

Summer is here—and that means warm weather, fun-filled days, and a long break from school!  But just because school’s out for the summer, that doesn’t mean kids have to stop learning and forget the valuable skills they’ve learned all year. This summer, assign your

Cinco de Mayo Facts

As you prepare your curriculum for May, it is important to consider incorporating culture and flavor into your lesson plans. Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated, quite obviously, on May 5. This is a great time to introduce your students

Fiction Writing

Teaching Fiction Writing: Four Things Your Students Should Know Before Getting Started Learning to write fiction is an important part of any student’s education—which is why many classrooms have children begin writing their own stories from as early on as first grade.  Fiction helps

35 Fiction Writing Prompts for Teens

Teaching fiction writing to teens is a much different endeavor than teaching any other type of writing to any other age.  Though younger kids simply want interesting plots and larger-than-life characters from their fictional works, high school students are looking for something more.  They

30 Good Ideas for Short Stories

In order to better understand the literature that they will study in high school and throughout college, middle school students need to have a strong understanding of the elements of a story as well as character development. Instead of making your class all about

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

32 Daily Writing Prompts to Inspire Creativity

32 Daily Writing Prompts to Inspire Creativity in Your Students Students today face more social pressures and constant stimulation than ever before—and as a result, it can be incredibly challenging for kids to retain their individuality and their own unique ideas.  Particularly in classroom

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

Children’s St Patrick’s Day Activities

In a stroke of luck, March ushers in the season in your classroom dedicated entirely to rainbows, gold, and scheming leprechauns. If you’re an elementary school teacher, you know that incorporating these fun and festive holidays into your classroom allows you to teach lessons

30 New Fiction Writing Ideas (Middle School)

Fiction Writing Ideas for Middle Schoolers— Though most students begin writing their own short stories from a very early age, there’s something particularly special about the fictional works that kids compose in middle school.  Tweens and young teens occupy a unique space in their
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