Creative Writing Ideas

Creative Writing Ideas

Paperback(Revised and Expanded)



Provide your students with the inspiration they need to develop the vocabulary, ideas, and enthusiasm that will make their writing shine!

The new edition of Creative Writing Ideas comes with a wide variety of creative activities that can be used for prewriting and drafting or as stand-alone activities. 78 motivating activities—including draw and write, riddles, story starters, cartoons, shape books, and more—provide students with the creative spark they need to start writing with confidence and success. And with a new layout and design, as well as updated teacher instructions, it's easier than ever to provide your students with writing practice that encourages creative expression and ingenuity!

You'll love Creative Writing Ideas because it:

  • contains 78 motivating writing activities. From shape books and cartoons to letter writing and poetry exercises -- there are a variety of activities to engage your students in important writing practice.
  • inspires reluctant writers. Motivating topics and delightful illustrations make writing fun! Many writing prompts are based on events that relate to students' lives.
  • can be used for independent practice. Writing forms provide guided writing experiences students can complete on their own.
  • is correlated to state standards.

Eleven types of writing experiences engage your students as they practice important skills.

  • shape books
  • draw and write
  • riddles
  • sequence and write
  • fill in the missing words
  • story starters
  • cartoons
  • descriptive paragraphs
  • writing directions
  • letter writing
  • poetry

Give your students the creative practice they need to become strong and successful writers! Use Creative Writing Ideas with your class today!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781557996077
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/1987
Edition description: Revised and Expanded
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.62(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.26(d)
Age Range: 6 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

The National Geography Standards4
Week 1What Is a Map?6
Week 2Using a Map10
Week 3Finding Places on a Map14
Week 4Directions on a Map18
Week 5Using Directions22
Week 6A Map Key26
Week 7Using a Map Key30
Week 8Parts of a Map34
Week 9Picturing a Place38
Week 10Picturing the United States42
Week 11A Treasure Map46
Week 12A Street Map50
Week 13What Is a Globe?54
Week 14A World Map58
Week 15A Land and Water Map of Colorado62
Week 16A Land and Water Map of Arizona66
Week 17A Land and Water Map of Hawaii70
Week 18A Land and Water Map of Oregon74
Week 19A Farm Map78
Week 20A Town Map82
Week 21A City Map86
Week 22A State Map90
Week 23A Zoo Map94
Week 24A Fun Park Map98
Week 25A Weather Map102
Week 26A Desert Habitat106
Week 27Moving to the City110
Week 28A County Fair Map114
Week 29A Supermarket Map118
Week 30Houses in a Community122
Week 31Community Helpers126
Week 32Farms in Iowa130
Week 33Visit California!134
Week 34Natural Resources of Alaska138
Week 35A Frontier Town142
Week 36A Neighborhood Plan146
Map Transparencies

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