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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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Historic Tale Construction Kit

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Historic tale construction kitThe Historic Tale Construction Kit gives users a make-it-yourself opportunity to create a comic-like story which looks ancient. It is a great interactive tool which can be used to plan, create and then present stories, posters or signs, in the style of the Bayeux ...

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Poetry Train

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Poetry Train Poetry train is a free downloadable booklet form the Guardian Teacher Network that is well worth downloading!

“Poetry Train is a teacher pack of activities, poems and advice for teaching poetry in primary schools from the Poetry Society. David Harmer and Roger Stevens share proven approaches for use in the classroom, based ...

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Word Hippo – a child friendly dictionary and thesaurus

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Word Hippo - a child friendly dictionary and thesaurusWord Hippo – a child friendly dictionary and thesaurus – is great fun and should be a really useful tool for all writers from 6 to 60! It provides definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and translations for words in a child-friendly manner.

Word Hippo will also find rhyming words, even the hard to rhyme words like purple and ...

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Get a little help from your friends with Poetica

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PoeticaPoetica is a new collaborative writing tool, just out in beta. If you wish to try it, simply visit the website and sign up. You could then get a little writing help from your friends  – whether you’re writing a blog post, e-mail, or story, a friend can really help to get your message across better, by checking your work ...

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