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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 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

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

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

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

53 Daily Writing Prompts for Adults

Writing on a daily basis is an excellent tool to help writers develop their skills, to overcome writer’s block or to explore new writing frontiers. Writing prompts can inspire new ideas and spark the imagination. Adult writers — from beginner to advanced — may

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

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
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