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Writeography: Writing Prompts for Middle School Students

Writeography is a tool I developed for use in my Language Arts classes. It is a book of writing prompts sorted by units in writing. I use this book as pre-writing for writing assignments, and this is a great book of extra meaningful work for students who are fast finishers. 44 more words

Middle School

Learning to let my characters talk


In my journey to becoming an author, I’ve struggled with dialog that is typically cold and flat. The character’s words may be nice, polite, or sometimes downright rude, but… 843 more words

Writing The Book

Stomp the Ground (The Ego)

A pedestal undeserving

Covers to boost

Sheathing of a long-running issue

Blades replaced by ideas

Knowledge for vanity’s sake

Poor man, rich amounts of stupidity… 112 more words

Creative Writing

Rough Drafts, Edits, and Revisions

Today was a continuation in the writing process started yesterday.  The students took the outlines and Double Bubble Thinking Maps they created yesterday about the stories we all read on Monday.   137 more words

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