Chateau Meddybemps Young Writers Workshop
In this writing template worksheet, students draw an illustration and use the lines provided to write a story. This template can be used in various ways as part of Writer's Workshop.
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New Review Creative Writing Workshop
Looking for suggestions on how to organize a creating writing workshop? For topic suggestions appropriate for various grade levels? Check out a resource packet, designed for English language arts instructors, that is packed with ideas...
K - 12th English Language Arts
Young Writer's Worksheet- Writing Prompt- Decorating Easter Eggs
In this young writer's workshop activity, students write an open response to the prompt, "Edgar liked to decorate eggs. His favorite part was..." They see a picture of an Easter rabbit using various colors to decorate eggs at the top of...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
The Palm of My Heart: Poetry By African American Children
Elementary students explore African American culture by reading children's poetry. They read the book, The Palm of My Heart which features poetry by an assortment of young African American boys and girls. Students define several...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Harmony and Expression in Writing Form
How do you write an interesting beginning, middle, and end of a story? With this lesson plan, young writers look to other stories as examples. Then, they use some of the attached graphic organizers to help them create their own story....
2nd English Language Arts
Mixing Colors with Little Blue and Little Yellow!
Experiment with various colors to create new colors to eventually have your class write their own version of the story by Leo Lionni entitled Petit Bleu et Petit Jaune. Young writers will retell the story and then create their own colors...
K - 1st English Language Arts
The Beginning, The Middle, & The End
Cut magazine pictures into three sections, having your youngsters piece the pictures back together. With this fun activity, they discover the importance of sequencing a story. Then they use a fun template (shaped like a burger) to write...
K - 2nd English Language Arts