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30 New Summer Writing Prompt Ideas

There’s no doubt about it—summer is most students’ favorite time of year.  This special season is filled with laughter, sunshine, and a limitless sense of freedom that is exciting and inspiring to kids (and really, to people of all ages!).  Whether your kids are

Going Back to School: 33 Journal Starters

Back-to-school season is one of the most exciting times of the year for students and teachers alike!  For students, it’s the perfect time to brush off those dusty notebooks, say hello to old friends, and set brand new goals for the coming months ahead—and

5 Fun Writing Activities

Fun Writing Activities to Excite Young Minds When their creativity is encouraged, children can come up with some of the most inventive and exciting new ideas—but all too often, teachers are forced to focus on classroom activities that have more to do with memorization

30 Descriptive Writing Prompts

Descriptive Writing Prompts to Teach Kids about Storytelling Storytelling is a long and time-honored tradition—and it’s one that, in today’s world, is especially enjoyed and practiced by children.  From excited retellings of the day’s most important events to poring over their favorite chapter book series,

30 New 2nd Grade Writing Prompts

Second Grade Writing Prompts for Young Students Who are New to Writing
— Journaling can be a refreshing practice for people of all ages, but it’s healing powers are harnessed especially well when the habit is developed early on.  Students who begin journaling when they

Creative Writing Practice: 5 Tips for Teachers

Five Ways to Work More Creative Writing Practice Into Your Students’ Days Preparing to teach a creative writing class?  Before you dive right in and start doling out journal prompts and story-starters, it’s essential to make sure you’re truly ready to begin teaching your

23 Writing Prompts About Yourself

Some times it can be quite a challenge to get kids to write. One idea to engage the interest of children and students is to ask them to write about themselves. Writing about “Yourself” is an interesting topic for kids of all ages because, well,

19 Winter Writing Prompts for Kids

Winter is a stunning season that is loaded with lots of outdoor fun. Children especially love this season, and they often enjoy outdoor activities such as sledding, skiing, skating, snowball fights and building snowmen and making snow angels. But for those chilly winter days spent inside the home, writing

30 Narrative Writing Prompts for Second Grade

By the time students reach second grade, they’ve likely had some practice writing small narratives and learning about the elements of storytelling.  Many second graders are capable of recounting a story from beginning to end, including an introduction, basic plot, simple description of the

25 Good Writing Topics for Kids

Writing is a fun way to pass the time for both adults and children alike. But finding just the right writing topics that will make a kid’s creative juices flow can pose a challenge to parents and teachers. Kids very often love to write about topics which
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