News Tagged 'creative writing'

ReadWriteThink Resources

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readwritethink resourcesReadWriteThink resources are really useful for literacy in primary schools. ReadWriteThink is partnered with the International Literacy Association, the National Council of Teachers of English and The Verizon Foundation. Their mission is to:

“Provide educators, parents, and after-school professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best ...

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Jacqueline Wilson Webcast and Teaching Resources!

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Christmas SpecialThe Jacqueline Wilson Webcast and Teaching Resources are coming soon! Friday June 9 at 2 pm. She will be talking about her book, set in WW11, called Wave Me Goodbye.

The webcast will be hosted by CBBC’s Katie Thistleton, and it will teach pupils watching all about what life was like for child evacuees like Shirley during World War 2.  Shirley, in ...

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Creative Writing Competition

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Harper Collins Children’s Books are running a creative writing competition right now!Creative Writing Competition

“For a chance to win, all your class needs to do is work together to create one story, in 250 words or less, and enter their creative writing into the form below!

We’ve got loads of lesson plans to help you and your class learn all ...

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Night Zookeeper

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Night ZookeeperNight Zookeeper  is an exciting project to inspire children’s writing. It is based on: “A magical story about the adventures of a Night Zookeeper and the fantastical animals he meets on his nightly rounds.”(Night Zookeeper)

The website encourages children to use their imagination freely to invent their own magical, fantastical animals and to use their own pictures and made-up stories about the animals in order ...

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Developing Childrens’ Creative Writing

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writingThis is a collection of web links concerning the development of creative writing in children – brought together to assist teachers in the classroom.

Creative Writing

Pie Corbett of Igniting Writing offers a range of free resources.

Story Starters – Creative writing prompts, from Scholastic.

The Literacy Shed – Story starters, use these to inspire children’s writing.

Story starters for kids – Allow time to let the children choose ...

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