Creative writing resources

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Creative writing is not only fun, it also holds many benefits for your learners. It broadens their imagination and increases cognitive thinking. They might not initially agree with the ‘fun’ part, but they will soon discover how much more satisfaction they reap from writing than just vegetating in front of the TV.

We have a whole heap of excellent resources to help you. Take a look and find the ones that best suit your learners.

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Out And About: Get Going With Creative Writing (And Other Forms Of Writing) 7-12 years

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FREE for a short time only. A new free resource will be added each week - so keep an eye on my shop. I’d be grateful if you could leave me feedback and maybe a follow! Otherwise please feel free to use it and share it with your students as you feel fit. 99 pages of creative writing ideas and writing prompts to inspire children to get writing. A great resource for home learning. Stay safe everyone. Amanda x Get Going With Creative Writing is a new, up to date, action packed series of five study books, that encourage children to write. They are aimed at children between the ages of 7 and 13 years, who have acquired some degree of reading fluency.These books have a lively magazine type format: featuring short stories to read and a variety of up to date non-fiction texts that will impact young readers and provide starting points for writing. Follow up activities will inspire even the most reluctant writers to write stories, poems, play scripts, diaries, reports, persuasive leaflets, letters and more. More than this, the child will learn writing techniques including: simple, compound and complex sentences - connectives - grammar tips - harder vocabulary and punctuation from our guinea pig guide. The books are suitable for use by teachers in the classroom or parents at home. The themed books can be used in any order, though the subject matter of 'About Me' and 'All About Animals' may appeal to younger children, who start working through the series. The themed books have been written by a teacher or tutor, have been trialled by the children she teaches and comply with the school curriculum. This is the first book in this excellent series from Guinea Pig Education. 99 pages Watch the video below, for a sneak peek inside this fantastic book... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=T9OgkJnTQrc

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Plan And Write Lots Of Stories: Pack 1 (9-14 years)

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This is a 3 set pack including: Plan And Write A Story Called 'The White Fox' Plan And Write A Story Called 'The Creepy Tale' Plan And Write A Story Called 'The Rescue' Creative Story Writing work packs cut down preparation time when planning creative writing tasks. Easy to follow, each pack includes an example of how you can build on a title, to first plan a story for 9-12 year olds and then write it. How To Use Your Work Pack: 1) Make sure the child/children know that stories must be planned 2) Read the model story in the pack 3) Ask the child/children to write down the names of the characters in the story 4) Ask the child/children to write down where the setting takes place 5) Ask the child/children to write down what the plot is 6) Identify the most exciting part of the story (the climax of the story or suspense) 7) Ask the child/children to plan a similar story - with a beginning, a middle and an end 8) Ask the child/children to rewrite their own version of the story 9) Ask the child/children to read their version of the story aloud Creative Story Writing work packs are essential for all students wanting to develop their literacy skills and improve their grades in English assignments and examinations. The work packs will guide students through the story writing process, as if they had a tutor by their side. Each pack is designed to help the child with thinking up ideas, providing starting points for writing, structuring and organizing their writing into paragraphs. It features writing a good introduction with characters, setting and plot, building up suspense and winding up the plot with a suitable resolution. Attention is given to making writing more interesting by varying sentence types, using punctuation and good grammar. The student will investigate different narrative structures for writing stories, exploring various viewpoints so they can decide if they write in first or third person. They will learn to evoke mood and atmosphere by using good vocabulary. Each pack includes an exciting range of model answers and sample texts written by children and provides practice questions to test them. Common errors made by students are highlighted and corrected. Each pack contains vital hints and tips on gaining those top grades. 71 pages Watch the video below, for a sneak peek at this fantastic series… https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=N4RPZ9r84D0 Find out more about Guinea Pig Education, in the video below... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BRsqpWV4nTo Cut and paste the link below, to purchase Creative Story Writing… https://teachingresources.co.za/product/creative-story-writing-9-14-years/

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(7-12 years) ‘Creative Writing’ Resource Bundle: Likes And Dislikes

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This is a mixed bundle of 11 resources for use with 7-12 years olds. This series provides prompts to encourage children, of 7-12 years, to write. It provides starting points, to encourage even the most reluctant writers. In fact, the writer regularly dips into these packs for her own tutorial classes. With their lively 'magazine style' format, they are an ideal study aid to consolidate work on planning and writing stories and non fiction articles, expanding vocabulary and include many examples of children's work. As well as this, the packs contain some very useful tips on writing techniques (as in writing simple, compound and complex sentences). The work in these packs will inspire children, who are practicing for exams, to write, and provide starting points for even the most reluctant writer, including those children with special educational needs and where English is a second language. The work packs are ideal for home study and will reinforce the work done in school. They may be purchased in any order. There are a number of titles to choose from. By working through the packs, the student will grow in confidence and will learn to enjoy writing. The packs are also a useful resource for teachers and save hours of time when preparing lessons or homework tasks. Contains many hours of lesson plans. Please click on individual resources for more details. www.guineapigeducationshop.com

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All About Me: Get Going With Creative Writing (and other forms of writing) 7-11 years

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A lively, up to date and action packed series of five themed study books that encourage children to write. Get Going With Creative Writing is a new up to date action packed series of five themed study books that encourage children to write. These books have a lively magazine style format: featuring short stories to read and a variety of non-fiction texts that will impact young readers and provide starting points for writing. Follow up activities will inspire even the most reluctant writers to write stories, poems, play scripts, diaries, reports, persuasive leaflets, letters and more. More than this, the child will learn writing techniques including: simple, compound and complex sentences connectives grammar tips harder vocabulary and punctuation from our guinea pig guide. They are aimed at children between the ages of 7-13 and provide excellent writing practice for those children preparing to take 11+ examinations or S.A.Ts. They will also benefit children with special needs, or where English is a second language. Although the themed books can be used in any order, the subject matter of About Me and We Love Animals may appeal to younger children, who start working through the series. Step-by-step guide to creative and other forms of writing. Fully based on the National Curriculum. Can be used to supplement work done in the classroom by teachers and parents. Packed with helpful hints and tips. Written by an experienced teacher. Titles in the series: All About Me: (9781907733130) We Love Animals: (9781907733161) Likes and Dislikes: (9781907733147) Out and About: (9781907733154) What We Do: (9781907733178) 96 pages Watch the video below, for a sneak peek inside this fantastic book... https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7SVAi3BKe-A