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A+ Writing Prompts

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Shake it up! Shake your tablet to bring up a unique writing prompt for journaling or blogging with your class. Shake again and a new one appears. Prompts can come from different categories (sketches, scenes, texts, words, news) to help...
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Lots and Lots of Writing Prompts

For Teachers 4th - 9th
The title says it all! This is a list of 142 writing prompts. The prompts are divided into three sections: writing prompts appropriate for all grades, younger students, and older students. The list includes a variety of questions for a...
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10 Fresh Ideas to Get Your Students Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Here are some enticing writing ideas that will motivate any student.
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Writing Process

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to a story and use the story for ideas about writing.  In this writing process instructional activity, 2nd graders listen to Ron Morgan Goes to Bat.  Students discuss the story and write a story about one of the...
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May Writing Ideas

For Students 4th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students explore and discover a variety of ways to help make writing more interesting and creative.
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Getting Ready to Write

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars watch an online slideshow that shows Cornelia Funke's transition from an illustrator to a writer. They discuss her writing process from the way she gathers ideas to how and where she writes. Next, they work in groups to...
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Where Writers Get Their Ideas

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine where authors get their writing ideas from and create their own idea list. They read and discuss a variety of author book flaps, create a chart of authors' ideas, and complete a "Where I Get My Ideas" worksheet.
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Topics I'll Write About This Year

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this writing ideas activity, students make notes on the graphic organizer about topics they might like to write about. The organizer has 15 spaces for ideas about holidays, movies, games, sports, school and family.
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Idea Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 1st
First graders participate in a story idea scavenger hunt. They take a walk around the school, write down what they see that they could write about, add their writing ideas to a class idea jar, and select an idea out of the jar to write...
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School-Home Links: Writer's Notebook

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this writing journal worksheet, students find a notebook to keep track of their writing ideas. Students decorate the notebook and begin writing down their thoughts. Parents or guardians must sign the worksheet.