This jam-packed, colorful, patriotic word list is sure to inspire some great stories.
This activity will help students create any number of nature-themed portable word banks they can use again and again.
Kids can practice freewriting to develop new ideas and write more vividly and concretely.
With fall in the air and Thanksgiving just around the corner, now’s the time to encourage seasonal and holiday-themed writing.
A food can be cold and rubbery or rich, flaky, and savory. Teach kids to use vivid words to describe tasty or yucky foods!
This vocabulary-building game helps kids of all ages create their own adjective word lists.
Tools like word banks and vocabulary games help kids expand their writing vocabulary.
Motivate your kids to describe the season of spring with fresh new color and pizzazz!
Here’s an icy blast of words that will help your kids write stories about winter!
Humphrey the Cat belongs to author Nancy I. Sanders. he has his own writing blog, Writing According to Humphrey, where he shares helpful writing tips. From time to time, I'll feature some of his articles here (with permission from Nancy, of course). Today we get to...
Last time, I gave you a Christmas word bank centered on the birth of Jesus and the traditional Christmas story. Now you can enjoy yet another holiday word bank (or several, when divided into categories), perfect for those jingle-jolly creative writing activities,...
A wealth of vocabulary words to inspire kids to write stories and poems about Jesus’ birth.
For the past several weeks, we've been looking at writing issues that plague students and their parents. Writing isn't a one-size-fits-all subject, but certainly there are overarching principles that apply to many students and situations. In this series, 10 Stumbling...
Try this idea for a pocket word bank to help children choose stronger synonyms.