A magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has served as a senior editor and producer at a number of health and science web sites. Our new reading series at school uses a lot of photo cards.
Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M. She strives to be a friendly guide in the writing world.
Most of these activities are free and don't include complete directions; if you are interested in writing lessons that include complete directions and printables, please visit my Mini Pack page.
On this page you'll find a variety of writing prompts and other files related to writing instruction.
When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that comma supposed to be there? There is something about fairy tales and fables that is always appealing to children. This fun list of elementary writing prompts is designed just for kids.
There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky. My daughters have actually been reading quite a few fairy tale chapter books lately. Writing in a journal is one of my very favorite activities, and I hope it is one of your student’s favorite activities, too. But I am most often asked for a listing of journaling topics and prompts.When all the information had been gathered they created their own version of the story from his perspective I have been known to become a character and visit the class.Grizelda, one of the ugly sisters, visited one day and sat in the ‘hot seat’. These freebies are PDF files, so you'll need Adobe Acrobat to download them. The theme for November is Fairy Tales, Fables and Fractured Fairy Tales. If you're looking for poetry writing activities, visit the Poetry Page for books, lesson ideas and free printables! The students absolutely love looking at real pictures. We use them to introduce our new vocabulary words and to retell our stories.They loved it, were super engaged, and went on to write adverts to sell their own medicine – M&S style – “This is not just medicine..” By Chloe Mck I dressed up as the Gruffalo and left a trail of destruction in our classroom with footprints that led into the playground.(Previously we had read the story, watched the film and looked at the differences between both).My pupils had to catch the Gruffalo, then we asked the Gruffalo some prepared questions (based on a previous lesson).