Writing Resources

Dialog Clinic

posted Jan 23, 2018, 5:06 PM by Chloe Smith

I found a long-ish, but useful, article about how to successfully include dialog in your stories, here. It's a good article to take some notes on, if it's been a while since you've done that with a writing resource.

Good examples

posted Jan 7, 2018, 8:28 PM by Chloe Smith   [ updated Jan 7, 2018, 8:28 PM ]

These are some strong student examples of what it might look like to incorporate writing resources into your writer's notebook:

Don't forget about old writing resources

posted Jan 2, 2018, 5:00 PM by Chloe Smith

Your writer's notebook check always includes a category for using writing resources, so don't forget to use some of the time you spend on your writer's notebook researching new tips, techniques, and prompts. You still have all the links in Google classroom, plus any writing resource texts available in class.

Try Some Persuasive Writing

posted Jan 2, 2018, 4:56 PM by Chloe Smith

This link has some good topics for persuasive writing, if you have not tried any of that genre yet in your writer's notebook: https://k12.thoughtfullearning.com/blogpost/15-awesome-persuasive-writing-prompts. The page also includes a link to another article with some good information about how to plan a persuasive piece: https://k12.thoughtfullearning.com/minilesson/analyzing-writing-prompts

Visual Writing Prompts

posted Dec 30, 2017, 3:51 PM by Chloe Smith   [ updated Dec 30, 2017, 3:52 PM ]

This website has lots of visual prompts (like this one to the left) that you can use to inspire your writing: http://visualprompts.weebly.com/middle-grades.html

Tips and Suggestions for Writing Nonfiction

posted Dec 30, 2017, 3:46 PM by Chloe Smith

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab is a website with lots of tips for writers: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/. This is a good place to research new writing strategies, and to go for help with a specific writing assginment.

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