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Blackout Poetry Maker. Plot Generator. Write a Letter To My Future Self: Free email service. Beskriva karaktärer utifrån bilder. Syfte Att beskriva karaktärer som möts i en berättande text.

Beskriva karaktärer utifrån bilder

Träna på hur en berättande text kan byggas upp. Läraren reflekterar Ett sådant här upplägg blir ofta roligt och givande. Tempot är högt och aktiviteterna varierande. Förberedelser Läraren letar reda på tre karaktärer som väcker elevernas nyfikenhet. Metod Steg 1: Visa bilden på den första personen, anonym för alla. Steg 2: Nu ska eleverna tillsammans beskriva personen utifrån faktan i steg ett. Steg 3: Eleverna skriver en presentation i berättande text.

200+ Short Story Ideas… And How to Come Up With Your Own! We get it: writing prompts are an excellent resource, but you want to know how to come up with your own story ideas.

200+ Short Story Ideas… And How to Come Up With Your Own!

Here are four of our go-to tricks when thinking of interesting things to write about. 1) People-watch: Hands down, this our favourite way to come up with story ideas. All stories, even ones about robots or plants, have some element of humanity at its core. There are therefore a countless number of stories to be found by observing human nature. 90% of the prompts included in our writing prompts newsletter are inspired by simply staring out a window and watching people go by. 2) Forget what you already know: Have you ever become trapped in a “but why?”

3) Use your day job: If you feel like you have the most interesting job on the planet, well, perfect! Story Starters. Story Generator. English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics. What is...

English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics

What is something you dislike about yourself? What is something you do well? What is your favourite room in your home and why? The Newspaper Clipping Generator - Create your own fun newspaper. Poetry Class. Teenagers: Writing: Dictogloss. An activity with a focus on communicating meaning and using correct grammar.

Teenagers: Writing: Dictogloss

This is a type of dictation, but I find my students don’t groan when we do it like this! Choose an interesting or amusing passage, with grammar and vocabulary items that your students are quite familiar with. Some unknown vocabulary is actually good, as they need to try to make sense of the ‘whole’ meaning.Read the passage out at normal speed twice. The first time students just listen, the second time they can make notes.In pairs or small groups, students have to share what they remember and attempt to write a version of the passage that remains true to the original’s meaning and has correct grammar, but does not have to be exactly the same. I get students to write their versions on OHTs and we all look at them together and decide if they are similar in meaning to the original and if we think the grammar is right. This is a passage I use with teenagers and adults around FCE level.

Teach English Writing: Videos. Write Story Summaries Writing Skills: idea, word choice, sentence fluency, conventions, organisation.

Teach English Writing: Videos

A Range of Free, Downloadable, Writing Templates – EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS. I’ve made some writing frames, which are completely free to download (just right click and ‘save image as’, or find high quality PDFs by clicking this link).

A Range of Free, Downloadable, Writing Templates – EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS

I hope they are useful. Story Starters: Multi-Genre Writing Prompts for Kids. Something To Write About. Random Plot Generator. Random Emoji Generator. Random Image Prompts. Short Story Ideas - Storylines. Random First Line Generator. Science Fiction Story Starters: Writing Prompts for Kids. Story Starters: Creative Writing Prompts for Kids. Just write: short, inspiring activities to get students writing. In recent blog posts I have looked at some different aspects of writing in class.

Just write: short, inspiring activities to get students writing

Common to all of them has been the point that good preparation is key to producing a successful piece of writing. However, there is also a lot to be said for writing completely unprepared; short, fun activities where, instead of thinking and planning carefully, students just get on with it and write. These sorts of activities can be used as a warmer, or slotted into your lesson to change the focus and pace. They encourage students to see writing as fun and help to develop creativity and confidence. In many cases the activities can also be used as a starting point for longer writing activities, but that’s up to you. Soundtracks Play students a series of short extracts of classical music, with very different moods.

Similarly, play students a short part of a film (perhaps from YouTube), but only let them listen to it (not see it). Visuals Give students a selection of pictures of people. Realia. Play Online – Create-a-Story. By Craig Gill Age Range: 7 to 11 This resource can be used to help children who may lack ideas during creative writing lessons.


It consists of four charts, which contain 81 characters, 81 places, 81 situations and 81 objects. Halloween Horror Story. The Life and Death of a Pumpkin won the Best Short Film and Best Concept at the 2006 Chicago Horror Film Festival. It was directed by Aaron Yonda, who is probably best known for his part in the Chad Vader series. Note that some of the language in the story is quite grotesque. Story Starters. Theme Poems. In this online tool, elementary students can write poems based on shapes from five different categories: Nature, School, Sports, Celebrations, and Shapes.

Theme Poems

Within these categories, 32 different shapes are included. By selecting a shape, students are learning how to focus their writing on a particular topic or theme. In addition, as part of the online tool, students are prompted to brainstorm, write, and revise their poems, thus reinforcing elements of the writing process. Students can save their draft poems to revise later. See the 5-minute video tutorial Saving Work With the Student Interactives for more information on have to save, e-mail, and open a file in any of the ReadWriteThink Student Interactives.

For ideas of how to use this tool outside the classroom, see Theme Poems in the Parent & Afterschool Resources section. Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Dynamite Diamante Poetry.