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 each Black Friday. To participate, people record interviews with loved ones […]
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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 up fanciful lands, or they can ground their stories in a […]
Women’s History Month Writing Ideas— 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 gain equality. Use these journal prompts to teach students about the importance […]
Fabulously Fun Story Writing Prompts and Ideas for Students— Creative writing is important for kids because it allows them to express their imaginations—but it also teaches discipline and a measure of control. Though kids might think that anything goes when they write fictional stories, they’ll quickly learn that it’s also important to keep order within the […]
For many kids, writing stories is an immensely formative experience. Stories give kids a powerful outlet for creativity and also help them become more comfortable with their own thoughts and ideas. Students often are naturally drawn to stories and art projects when they begin school, as they are interested in the chance to use words […]