News Tagged 'story writing'

Five Card Flickr

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Five Card FlickrFive Card Flickr is a story making app which is great fun, poses a challenge, can have amazing results and leads to creative, imaginative story making.

The app draws upon collections of photos specified by  tags in flickr.  The person making a choice is given five random photos each time they make a selection. The writer’s task is ...

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Flippity Madlibs

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select-a-storyFlippity Madlibs is a website where students can have a lot of fun making up stories. It could also help learners learning about parts of speech. Users can keep going back and forth between their chosen words and their completed work to try to make their story make sense; because, it is guaranteed not to do so on the ...

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Story Jumper – a great aid for teaching writing

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StroyJumperStory Jumper is a great place to create and discover children’s stories. There is lots of help for teachers in the whole process of story writing and the website has some wonderful inspiring ideas to motivate all primary ages.

Example quote from one teacher:

My kids used to groan when I mentioned the mundane task of writing. Then I ...

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Halloween resources

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Halloween is nearly upon us and below are links to some recommended on-line resources that can be incorporated into the curriculum based on that theme.

Primary Games has a set of Halloween games where you can watch Nigel Marven videos about bats and creepy-crawlies. Celebrate Halloween by sending a spooky, musical postcard to someone you know ...

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Motion Artist

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A screen shot from the Motion Artist website

If you are looking for a free comic program during the summer then take a look at Motion Artist. It is in Beta, so still being tested, hence free and it can be downloaded from:

http://motionartist.smithmicro.com/.

It looks great and there are videos to explain how it all works. These could be used with pupils as well.

Why not put ...

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