Writing

Students need opportunities to express themselves as writers, but need more time to practice doing so electronically. This is something that can be done at home as enrichment.



Writer's Notebooks- A Personal Tool for Flexing Your Writing Muscles
http://www.sharingournotebooks.amylv.com/p/summer-notebooking-try-it.html

http://www.thewritesource.com/books/textbooks/write_source_2/

Keyboarding Practice... Links to several different typing programs that will help students navigate a qwerty keyboard. Practice make perfect!
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html

Creating Descriptive (and Silly) Sentences:
http://pbskids.org/cgi-registry/lions/cor-tales.pl/click

Comic Strip Creator: Create your own short graphic novel. Use it to tell a joke, a short story, or even to stretch out one of your own tiny moments. Use speech and thinking bubbles as well as props to bring the characters and story to life.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/comic/