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Musical Chairs Writing! When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. 10 minute intervals...or with alphabet and numbers.

The link is actually about musical chairs reading. But another pinner said, "Musical chairs writing. When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. Time intervals based on grade level." I liked that idea more.

Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference.

Writers Workshop Poster: 100 Colorful Words to Use in Place of "Said"

Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference. <-- uh I'm not a teacher but you know reference

Daily 5 Monthly Writing Activities http://www.secondstorywindow.net/home/2012/10/daily-5-work-on-writing-monthly-resources.html

Daily 5 Work on Writing-Monthly Resources

Daily 5 Work on Writing- Monthly Resources. Daily 5 Work on Writing- Monthly Resources. Someone suggested to us that these would also be good ideas for handwriting practice!

SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers

SmallWorld: 100 Not-Boring Writing Prompts for Middle- and High Schoolers These could be fun prompts for rehearsal warm ups

Story Bags- Put random stuff in each bag and have them make up and write a story based on what is in the bag. Great for fictional writing.

Creative Writing Story Bags - put a few random items in a paper bag, and kids can write creative stories about them!

Summon the power of song.

21 Clever Writing Prompts That Will Unleash Your Students' Creativity

FREE handout to help your high school students master MLA formatting.

FREE handout to help your high school students master MLA formatting. college student resources, college tips

What a fun writing prompt! "This morning I turned on the faucet to brush my teeth and you'll never guess what I saw..."

Meanwhile in an alternate dimension…

Gummy bears pouring out of a faucet writing picture prompt.

Writing anchor chart for the beginning of the year...good way to show K teachers how they can incorporate writing in Daily 5

What Writers Do! This is a basic anchor chart for Kindergarten and First grade teachers. Teachers can use this chart to teach students about what writer do before writing a story. It has pictures and basic words for students to read.

Graphic Organizer: Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (Gr. 3)

Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (Gr. 3)

In honor of Maya Angelou's birthday, use this quote as a class discussion starter or writing prompt. https://www.teachervision.com/african-americans/biography/4570.html

Maya Angelou

Use this quote from Maya Angelou as a class discussion starter or writing prompt.

How to Write a Bibliography for a Research Paper (Grades 3-12)

Research Paper: How to Write a Bibliography

How to Write a Bibliography for a Research Paper (Grades

What Writing Wikipedia Entries Can Teach Students About Digital Literacy

Creating Wikipedia entries is helping college students understand digital content and what goes into creating factual information.

Practice letter writing with a Halloween twist! https://www.teachervision.com/letters-and-journals/activity/46293.html?utm_content=bufferc5a67&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer #elemchat #ELA #Halloween #printables

A Letter to a Friendly Monster Writing Printable (1st-2nd Grade)

Write a friendly letter with the date, salutation, body, closing, and signature. You can even use this printable activity to celebrate Letter Writing Week in January

Practice letter writing with a Halloween twist! https://www.teachervision.com/letters-and-journals/activity/46293.html?utm_content=bufferc5a67&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer #elemchat #ELA #Halloween #printables

A Letter to a Friendly Monster Writing Printable (1st-2nd Grade)

Write a friendly letter with the date, salutation, body, closing, and signature. You can even use this printable activity to celebrate Letter Writing Week in January