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Grades 3 – 12 | Mobile App
Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.
Grades 7 – 9 | Lesson Plan
Using various reading strategies and resources, students explore the issue of food waste. They also create persuasive arguments and blog posts examining this topic.
Students research engineering careers and create poetry to understand the vocabulary of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.
Students set sail on an online Viking voyage, collaborating to research aspects of Viking culture and then applying their newfound knowledge as they navigate the interactive Viking Quest Game.
The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.
Students compose found and parallel poems based on a descriptive passage they have chosen from a piece of literature they are reading.
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
Students explore poetry about sports, looking closely at the use of onomatopoeia. After viewing a segment of a sporting event, students create their own onomatopoeic sports poems.
This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories.
This landmark reference offers in-depth exploration of contemporary reading and literacy research.
The sense of curiosity behind research writing gets lost in some school-based assignments. This Strategy Guide provides the foundation for cultivating interest and authority through I-Search writing, including publishing online.
Lisa Rank | Language Arts Teacher | Easton, MD
When asked to develop a Writing for Publication course for middle school students, I turned to ReadWriteThink.org for inspiration and advice