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Jul 242013
 

build your wild selfDo you have a student with writers block?  Or do you have a student who thinks writing is a chore?  Here are a few digital content resources that can help to inspire even the most reluctant authors:

Build Your Wild Self

http://www.buildyourwildself.com/

First design your human self. Then add your favorite animal parts to go wild! Write a story about your newly created self.

Story Starter

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/

Spin the wheel for a randomized story starter sentence.  Keep spinning until a sentence sparks your imagination!

Share images from Chris Van Allsburg’s The Mysteries of Harris Burdick.  Here is a fantastic digital interpretation of several of the images: http://vimeo.com/33140656

How do you encourage creative writing in your classroom?

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