A fast, easy, simple recipe for non-toxic play dough.
Traditional cooked flour play dough recipe.
If you sense the Web is one big ego trip, it would follow there would be lots of resumes, and resumes there are. So if you need a good computer, business or English class project with real-world applications, or want to turn students loose on a mission on the Web, have them research and write resumes. And for teachers, it never hurts to have a current resume on file. You may not need it for a new job, but it can be timely and impressive at evaluation time.
Rhyming and writing poems for all grade levels.
Students will incorporate writing skills with an awareness of public issues.
An assortment of random images from magazines become the basis for a creative writing assignment.
Have students construct a creative writing piece from old newspapers or magazines, using a random assortment of photos and pictures. Collages to accompany their writings make a nice wall display.
Older and younger students will work cooperatively in using listening and writing skills, and learning proper procedure for mailing letters.
As part of an Egyptian unit or Hieroglyphic study, have students create their own drawings to convey meaning.
A fun creative writing exercise that utilizes a theme and a list of related words that student aren’t allowed to use in their writing. Can easily be modified to work with many themes.
Non-linear writing as an introduction to footnotes and/or hyperlinks.
If reading seems to be going out the window due to television and computer time, it follows that writing might be close behind. Here are T2T Contributors’ suggestions for setting up a writing workshop.
A word wall is a systematically organized collection of words displayed in large letters on a wall or other large display place in the classroom. It is a tool to use, not just display. Word walls are designed to promote group learning and be shared by a classroom of children.