Inspire Young Writers
Tap into students’ creativity and encourage them to
think critically about topics with focused writing activities. These
resources promote writing across subject areas and cover everything
from grammar basics to fantasy-writing inspiration.
Tools You Need to Assess Writing
To thoughtfully evaluate students' creative writing, you must start
where they are and then read beneath the surface. Here's some hands-on
help for getting started.
Field Trip: Create-A-Card
Gone are the days of going to the card store and licking stamps. Today,
you can find a wide variety of cards right on the Web. Cards can be
personalized with a writer's own words and art, then sent for free
Field Trip: The Colossus Writing Process
Take advantage of the World Wide Web to facilitate the writing process.
These Web sites offer students an academically rigorous approach equal
to those of the best "old" documents many teachers currently
use and sometimes even better.