News Tagged 'writing'

Inspiration Shed – Inspire Children’s Writing

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Inspiration Shed - inspire children's writingWe have mentioned the Literacy Shed website previously, where resources for primary school Literacy are in abundance ; however, to help the inspiration of your children when writing, why not check out the site’s Inspiration Shed – inspire children’s writing? This shed has videos and teaching ideas on the theme of inspiration.

One of the recent ideas is “Made of ...

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Scholastic’s Story Starters

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Scholastic's Story Starters“Ready to get students excited about writing? Scholastic’s Story Starters serves up hundreds of creative combinations that take the writer’s block out of creative writing for students. Plus, it is now available for iPad!

Set young writers loose with prompts that explore the themes of Adventure, Fantasy, or Sci-Fi. Or choose Scrambler, for random word combinations. ...

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Newspaper Clipping Generator

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Newspaper Clipping Generator is a great little Web 2.0 tool which generates newspaper clips. Simply visit the page, add a title, date, newspaper name and your 50 – 100 word article. Remember not to add any true names or titles and have fun. The generator creates a downloadable image which can then be saved or printed out.  A display made up of newspaper articles written on any chosen topic is a great way to encourage reading.  The article ...

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Writing – Shed some Light on it

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Writing - Shed some Light on itWriting – Shed some Light on it is a conference being run by the creator of The Literacy Shed. The focus of the day will be to use visual literacy and other engaging resources to encourage writing. There will be something for all teachers on this one day conference including:

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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