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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 Topics for Grade 3

Third Grade Creative Writing Topics List—  Writing prompts are one of the best ways to get young students started on regular writing and self-expression.  With these 10 creative writing topics for grade 3 students, encourage your kids to think– and write — outside the

35 Topics for Journal Writing

Journaling is a powerful and effective tool for people of all ages—and whether you’re using it to therapeutically uncover your true feelings about a given topic or simply as a way to practice and become a better writer, its value and benefits cannot be

Five Top Reasons to Assign Summer Writing for Kids

Thinking of assigning some journaling to your students this summer?  Though they may grumble a little about having vacation homework, summer writing is actually a fun and low-stress activity that will keep their minds moving and their ideas spinning!  Consider these five key reasons

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

Writing Prompts for High School Graduation

For high school seniors, the end of this school year is a milestone moment in their life. They are looking forward to an exciting summer and the adventures that lie ahead, including college courses, military training, internships, travel and technical school programs. While there’s

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
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