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How are you writing today?

“How are you writing today?” (Use to show adverbs in action. Then have students come up with sixteen adverbs to modify another verb.) I can see this as an anchor chart.

Grammar devices

"Literary Devices," from Grant Snider's Incidental Comics. I think I know a few writers who use these. the random analogy generator looks like fun, though! Create into a classroom activity.

Choose your own adventure...

Fun creative writing- characters you need for an epic tale by tom gauld. students choose one, three, ten -- then write! Can also be used to analyze character roles in a story and make connections across text

Using the spell checker is the easiest solution, but not the only one. The other solution is to try to focus on writing to avoid making errors in the first place.

15 most misspelled words in English (infographic)

Repin: "This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication and celebration!!), writer's notebook setup (binderized!), and more! Uh-mazing!"

Writing Workshop Series: Post #5 - How-To Writing & 2nd Grade Common Core EQs Freebie

This is one of my now-favorite sites for Writer's Workshop ideas! Mini lessons, genre units (complete with publication writers workshop, writer's notebook setup (binderized!

"That 2nd draft will not kill you. It may kill some of your characters..." - Kathy R. Jeffords #quotes #writing

Sure feels like it might though. Draft Typographic Print, Editing Revising Rewriting Spellchecking Motivational Art For Novelists, Fiction Authors, Mystery Writers. via Etsy.

Transitional Word List - I thought I had already pinned this one, but it is no where to be found on my board.

Transition word list - something my high school students always seem to struggle with! Stray away from the first, next, last model to improve quality of writing

"In Plain English, Please!" is a free infographic that shows you how to simplify your writing by using simple, common words. Great reference for business writers, freelance writers, and copy editors. Designed by Brian Scott, http://creativegenius101.blogspot.com Feel free to use and redistribute.

"In Plain English, Please!" is a free infographic that shows you how to simplify your writing by using simple, common words. Great reference for business writers, freelance writers, and copy editors.

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