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Writers Express Teacher's Guide
Writing a "Showing" Paragraph
Help students show instead of tell.
Writing a 5 W’s Story
Help students write realistic stories.
Writing a Creative Synopsis
Create a synopsis of a book, TV show, or event.
Writing a Diary of a Famous Figure
Have students creatively narrate.
Writing a Family Story and Historical Marker
Inspire students to write family stories.
Writing a Fictionalized Diary
Have students write a diary entry of an everyday object.
Writing a Four-Star Food Review
Use this prompt to spark students' creativity.
Writing a Historical Dialogue
Create a dialogue with a historical figure.
Writing a List Poem
Learn how to write a list poem.
Writing a Tumble-Down Poem
Help students write a free-verse poem.
Writing Advice from Favorite Authors
Writing an Arts & Performance Review
Review a song, dance, poem, or piece of artwork.
Writing an InstaMemory
Help students narrate and describe.
Writing and the Global Village
Writing Back-and-Forth Stories
Inspire students to collaborate in writing.
Writing Classroom Reports
Writing Descriptions That "Show" Instead of "Tell"
Teach students to use sensory details.
Writing Fiction Reviews
Writing Freely and Rapidly
Teach student to freewrite for ideas.