This past week, we wrote about one of our pictures from the packet. Michelle Magorian’s novel Goodnight Mister Tom is a moving tale of an eight-year-old boy, William Beech who is evacuated from London’s Deptford area to go and live in a village called Little Weirwold shortly before the Second World War breaks out.
After learning about a fabulous site where you can purchase photographs to use, I knew that I wanted to come up with a writing unit where students could tell and write about real pictures.
A magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has served as a senior editor and producer at a number of health and science web sites. Our new reading series at school uses a lot of photo cards.
Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M. She strives to be a friendly guide in the writing world.
I love to write about journaling tips, creative journaling and journal writing techniques.
Story Starters & Writing Ideas for Elementary Kids – Oh the many joys of journaling!When all the information had been gathered they created their own version of the story from his perspective I have been known to become a character and visit the class.Grizelda, one of the ugly sisters, visited one day and sat in the ‘hot seat’. These freebies are PDF files, so you'll need Adobe Acrobat to download them. The theme for November is Fairy Tales, Fables and Fractured Fairy Tales. If you're looking for poetry writing activities, visit the Poetry Page for books, lesson ideas and free printables!Updated 9/15 Materials: Paper, pens/pencils, markers/crayons Creative writing is a great way for children to express themselves. How do you get kids to want to write without complaining? She acted in lots of different ways including, being rude to everybody, taking things without asking and insulting Prince Charming!The children loved talking to her and asking their questions.They loved it, were super engaged, and went on to write adverts to sell their own medicine – M&S style – “This is not just medicine..” By Chloe Mck I dressed up as the Gruffalo and left a trail of destruction in our classroom with footprints that led into the playground.(Previously we had read the story, watched the film and looked at the differences between both).My pupils had to catch the Gruffalo, then we asked the Gruffalo some prepared questions (based on a previous lesson).