Try this idea for a pocket word bank to help children choose strong, descriptive synonyms.
How to describe a person | Homeschool high school writing skills
Learn how to describe a person using vivid vocabulary and keen observation skills.
Independence Day (and summer fun) word bank
This jam-packed, colorful, patriotic word list is sure to inspire some great stories.
How to make word banks about nature
This activity will help students create any number of nature-themed portable word banks they can use again and again.
Fall and Thanksgiving word banks
With fall in the air and Thanksgiving just around the corner, now’s the time to encourage seasonal and holiday-themed writing.
Apple theme words | Homeschool activities for fall writing
Apple writing activities include making collages, describing apples, or explaining a process!
An Independence Day word bank
This colorful, jam-packed, patriotic word list will inspire children to write about the 4th of July.
A gathering of adjectives | Homeschool writing activity
This vocabulary-building game helps kids of all ages create their own adjective word lists.
Growing your child’s writing vocabulary
Tools like word banks and vocabulary games help kids expand their writing vocabulary.
Spring word bank
Motivate your kids to describe the season of spring with fresh new color and pizzazz!
Brrrr! A winter word bank!
Here’s an icy blast of words that will help your kids write stories about winter!
A cat weighs in on word walls
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...
Christmas Word Bank, Part 2: Ho! Ho! Ho!
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,...
Christmas Word Bank | Jesus Is Born
A wealth of vocabulary words to inspire kids to write stories and poems about Jesus’ birth.