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33 Writing Prompts for Middle School: 6th Graders

Sixth grade is a big year—and as your students enter middle school for the first time and begin looking toward high school, it’s more important than ever before to introduce them to activities that promote healthy reflection and self-expression.  Without a doubt, journaling is

Four Ways Journal Activities Boost Kids’ Brains

Journaling isn’t just a fun activity to keep students busy during English class—it’s a practical, multi-faceted tool that has benefits across all areas of their lives.  And for middle school students who are already preparing for the next phase of their education, journaling can

35 Great Writing Prompts for Your High School Classroom

Use This Thought-Provoking List of Great Writing Prompts in Your High School Classroom: The high school years are a confusing time—because they’re the first time when teens really begin to establish who they are, figure out what they believe, and find their places in the

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
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