Interactive Writing Tools - Students

Story Starters - spin the wheel

Communicating Ideas - create a poster, newspaper or comics

Create Your Own Scenario - create a play - choose characters, create names, dialogue, etc.

Story Jumper - create and publish your own stories

My Story Maker

Visual Thesaurus - free 14 day trial, about $20/year

Idioms - phrase and basic definition - great for ESL kids

Collaborite - can create your own story that others can add to or you can add to existing stories yourself.

Student Interactives from Read, Write, Think - would be great for the computer lab

BBC Writing - awesome interactive resources - "play" "read" "watch" "quiz"

Stage D - create comics - you will need to have a plugin downloaded before using.