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English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics

English Language Arts: Writing Prompts/Journal Topics
What is... What is something you dislike about yourself? What is something you do well? What is your favourite room in your home and why? What is a good neighbour? What is the worst thing parents can do to their children? What if... What would happen if you could fly whenever you wanted? What do you think... What do you think of 3D movies? What...misc. What do you like most about yourself? How... How do you feel when it's your birthday? I wish... I wish I had a million... When... When you are angry, how do you look? Which... Which quality best describes your life--exciting, organised, dull--and why? Why... Why is it important to be honest? Misc... Do you think there is too much fighting on t.v.

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Together We Can Change the World Prepare to be amazed. Remember when writing a paper was fun and you looked forward to expressing your thoughts on paper? No one else does either. OuiWrite is a tool that allows you to fill in some blanks and it will automatically format your paper in MLA, APA or Chicago format. It won't write the paper for you, but it will make it much easier. Get List Happy! 10 Journal Prompts for Quick Inspiration Get List Happy! 10 Journal Prompts for Quick Inspiration Posted by Mari L. McCarthy on Mon, Feb 20, 2012 @ 08:43 PM Placement Tests Below you can download placement tests to use with new students to analyse their level of English. The New Inside Out QUICK and FULL placement tests have been designed to be used for placing students into groups corresponding to the six levels of the series. Students with no previous knowledge of English at all would not normally be required to take either test.

Mystery Objects This is a really simple yet effective writing lesson. There is nothing like some unusual objects to spark your students’ imagination! Aim: For students to write a short story inspired by an object (and to have the opportunity to review question forms). Level: A2+ Writing Exercises and Prompts for Journaling, Prose, Poetry and Memoirs These Writing Exercises are a collection of prompts originally published in The Journal Newsletter. The prompts include journaling prompts, prose prompts, poetry prompts, free writing prompts, and memoir prompts. Jump to the exercises you would like to see: Prompts Copyright © by Susan Michael and David Michael.

Physical intelligence Research suggests that as many as 40% of people have a kinaesthetic preferred processing mode. When we compare this to the predominantly oral methods that are employed in the majority of classrooms, there may be a clue as to why our teaching and training methods are not always as effective as they might be. How can we engage kinaesthetic learners? Wherever possible, we should allow, indeed encourage such learners to touch and feel, to become involved and to get their “hands on”! Reading Comprehension Worksheets "Your reading comprehension materials are the best I've found on the web. They are so thorough and comprehensive! My students and I have learned a lot from them. Thanks so much!" -- Susan B., Carter, KY. 03/21/12

Creative Writing Prompts This page contains a list of prompts for writing classes/activities for when you need a bit of inspiration for a writing idea. I will try to update it regularly with new ideas, so keep checking back! If you have any great ideas for prompts for creative writing that you have used in class, please share them in the comments and I will add them to the list – thank you! Pictures/Photos

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