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Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook

 

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Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook

Grades 9 – 12
Type Learning New Skills
Tips for Teens Writing a Children's Picture Storybook
 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Children’s Book Project

This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 8  |  Game & Tool

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

How to Revise and Edit

Once a piece of writing has been revised and major changes have been made, writers edit to make certain that readers won't be confused or distracted by unintentional errors. Read on to learn how to begin editing a piece of writing!

 

Grades   6 – 12  |  Tip & How-To

Writing for the Real World

Helping teens notice the variety of writing all around them “in the real world” motivates them to write in genres that are new and engaging and helps them become more fluent, flexible writers.

 

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Printouts

Grades   6 – 8  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Qualities of Good Storytelling

This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.

 

Grades   5 – 10  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

From Picture to Story

This organizer can help children and teens describe a picture using their five senses, which will later allow them to better write about the picture.

 

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