50 Art Journal Prompts So excited you're here! If you want to learn more about building a creative biz, subscribe to get FREE updates on the sidebar. If I’m in a funk, I can usually get out of it by playing in my art journal for an hour or two. My art journal gives me freedom to express my creativity without bounds, because I know that I don’t have to share it with anyone. Writing about Reading...Summarizing (instead of Plagiarizing) Writing About Reading: Summarizing (not Plagiarizing!) Across the Curriculum helping students learn to put others' ideas into their own words This page at WritingFix came about because of the combined efforts of many wonderful Northern Nevada Writing Project Teacher Consultants, all of who were frustrated with their students' inability to not copy during research projects. Each page contributor has a section below that shares ideas from teaching students summarization skills. Each page contributor was inspired by the research of Marzano. In his book titled A Handbook for Classroom Instruction That Works, Robert Marzano reports that summarizing involves many mental processes.
Free Creative Writing Prompts #66: Horror I love horror books and novels. These freecreative writing promptsbased on the horror genre draw from my many experiences of staying up late and watching bad or worse horror films till the wee hours of the morning. Horror films are often the dumping ground of screenwriting as the cheaper and easier they are to make, the better. But as we've seen this season with Paranormal Activity (at the time of this article), a good concept can go a really long way.
Worksheets to Teach Writing - Story Pictures Students can write stories to go along with these pictures. Each worksheet includes a fun cartoon picture, and a few sheets of lined writing paper. Select the apple core icon ( ) below each worksheet to see connections to the Common Core Standards. Creative Writing Prompts Many creative writers use prompts to generate new material. Prompts can be challenges -- for example, write a story using only one syllable words or craft an alphabet story where the first sentence begins with the letter A, the next sentence B, and so on -- or themes provided by journals, or a poem to which an writer can respond. For example, the Sun lists prompts and deadlines every issue. Keep a Journal Edit Article Sample EntriesKeeping Your Own Journal Edited by Sondra C, BohemianWays, Steeracie, Maluniu and 54 others A window to your soul, keeping a journal can be a way of giving your feelings an outlet like no other, a place where your deepest thoughts can reside without fear of judgment, blame, or need of justification. Journals allow you to be just who you are, and are a place where you can travel through life's emotions with gentleness, compassion, and deeper understanding.
Writing Exercises Meredith Sue Willis Author and Teacher More Free Writing Exercises below and here : Exercises 1- 20 Exercises 21- 40 Exercises 41 - 60 Exercises 61-80 Exercises 81-100 Exercises 101 - 120 Exercises 121 - 140 Exercises 141 - 160 Exercises 161 - 180 Exercises 181 - 200 Exercises 201 - 240 Exercises 241 - 260 Point-of-View Characters Whose Gender Is Not Yours We had a discussion in my Advanced Novel Writing Class at NYU about the difficulty of capturing a character who is of a different gender from yourself. Writing about people unlike yourself– by race, ethnic group, age, and certainly gender or sexual preference– is always a big challenge, but also of great interest to a creative writer. Creative Writing Prompts for Sci-Fi &Fantasy Lovers Posted by Melissa Donovan on April 5, 2013 · Fantastical creative writing prompts. In the world of creative writing, we’ve only begun tapping the possibilities in speculative fiction, a genre that includes science fiction, fantasy, paranormal, supernatural, horror, and superhero stories, as well as anything that ventures beyond known reality.
Right-brained Writing Prompts Writing Prompts: For the Right Brain inspiring students to be recklessly creative when beginning new writing In 2001, we launched the WritingFix website with twenty-one interactive prompts. Many of those original prompts became our "Right-brained Prompt Collection," which has always been housed on this page. Since the beginning of WritingFix, this page of prompts has been one of our most popular destinations for writers! WritingFix believes this: No one writes with just the right side of his/her brain. The human brain is too complex and too cross-wired to ever believe that.
What do you write in your diary or journal Here's what I wrote today: "June 30, 2008 Today I had to face the devil again. We were having a cat fight and thankfully, before she could beat me to the bell, my mom told me to come in the house. Thank god for moms!!! Tips for writing a good paper: Common Grammatical Mistakes: Sentence Fragments These are incomplete sentences. Remember that ALL SENTENCES need a subject and a verb.Example: She was an interesting talker. (This is a complete sentence.) A woman who had traveled all over the world and lived in 7 countries. (This is a fragment.) A Plethora of Writing Prompts for Creative Writing and Journaling You already know that the best way to improve your writing is by reading, and by writing. But what should you write about? That’s where writing prompts come in.
Creative Writing Prompts : Writing Forward Posted by Melissa Donovan on · Creative writing prompts about animals. Animals have played a huge role in literature throughout history.