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WriteShop Junior Book E | Internet Resources

WriteShop Junior Teacher's Guide E-bookMost WriteShop Junior Book E lessons include links to helpful, informative websites. The Book E Teacher’s Guide Appendix offers a master list, but for your convenience, we have provided live links below as well.

Please supervise your children’s Internet use so that you can guide them to sites with age-appropriate content. Though we take care to select websites that are safe and wholesome, we make no guarantee that our recommendations will always match your family’s criteria for acceptable website viewing.

WriteShop Resources

Writing Center Materials and Supplies

Bookmaking, Craft, and Publishing Ideas

Bookmaking and Craft Tutorials

Word Clouds

  • Tagxedo  – Turn words, stories, and articles into a visually stunning word cloud
  • Wordle  – Play with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes as you generate word clouds from your own text

Lapbooks and Dioramas

  • Lapbooking Overview  – Ideas, instructions, photos, examples, and even free templates to help you make lapbooks
  • Diorama Man  – Tips and ideas for creating different kinds of dioramas


Books and Reading

Stories and Book Lists

Reading Incentives and Rewards

Fun with Words

  • RhymeZone  – Online rhyming dictionary for budding poets
  • Wacky Web Tales – Online fill-in-the-blank stories similar to MadLibs

Computer Tools and Typing Skills

Publishing Software

Chart and Graphing Tools

Typing Skills

Keyboarding Games for Kids

Old-Time Radio

Introduce children to old-time radio as a springboard to Lesson 4 (science fiction radio) and Lesson 5 (mystery or detective radio).

Science Projects and Experiments

Wacky science experiments can add to the fun of writing science fiction stories (Lesson 4).

Project Ideas to Try

Science Experiment Videos

Watching videos of science experiments is a safe way to help kids better understand concepts.

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