Welcome to today’s teacher video which is about getting your reluctant writers to get those pencils moving! This two-part series focuses on 3 big picture ideas: Writing with Visuals, Writing for Meaning, and Writing by Novelty.
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Video Links Mentioned:
Writing with Visuals~~
–Earthcam – type “flashstreaming” into the search box and use the live video as a backdrop for students to create stories or reports about
Writing for Meaning~~
–Creative Kids Magazine – published by Prufrock Press
–Cicada Slam website – ages 14 and older
Writing by Novelty~~
–Scholastic Story Starters – super fun activity for students to choose a topic
Additional Resources I have used as well~~