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Creative Writing Resources on Internet/iPhone/iPad


This is a list of some of the resources we have found on Creative Writing for Parents and Children.

You can download this as a:
Resources for Creative Writing
or
Resources for Creative Writing PDF

http://storybird.com/books/cool-sites-for-educators/

Make a newspaper:

http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp

Make a postcard:

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/postcard/

Make your own or do a crossword puzzle

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/crossword/

Learn about plot, setting, characters by changing well-known Fairy Tales:
Create Fractured Fairy Tales

http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/games-tools/fractured-fairy-tales-a-30186.html

Construct a word — Works with endings
Good for K-2

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/construct/

Help with Word Recognition:
Sort words into Word Families

http://www.readwritethink.org

/files/resources/interactives
/wordfamily/

Learn Words:

http://www.readwritethink.org

/files/resources/interactives
/puzzlemewords/

Story Map – Helps kids think about their characters, setting, plot and conflict.

http://www.readwritethink.org

/files/resources/interactives
/storymap/

Grammar – Verb, Noun, Adjective game

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/grammar_tutorial.htm

Practice with Commas

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/punctuation.htm

Practice Capitalizing Sentences:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/grammar/capitalization.htm

Grammar, Punctuation – some British spellings

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic-group/word-grammar

Program and directions to print a Stapleless book:

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/stapleless/

Create a Billboard

http://www.values.com/inspirational-sayings-billboards

http://www.values.com/your-billboards/new

Write stories/poems about a picture:

http://writingfix.com/classroom_tools/picture_prompts.htm

WritingFix’s Word-Game Writing Prompts for Kids – Have to scroll to middle of the screen

http://writingfix.com/traits_primary.htm#forkids

Very cool writing prompts based on different parts of speech

Step by step writing prompts:

http://writingfix.com/left_brain.htm

Information to help kids develop their characters:

http://www.brucevanpatter.com/mugshots.html

Writing a paragraph practice:

http://ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace/lang/ceclang/ceclang001.html

Setting Organizer:

http://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/greenway/leahy/forms/setting.htm

Events Organizer:

http://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/greenway/leahy/forms/sequence.htm

Created by Kathy Baxter & David Leahy

Persuasive Essay Organizer:

http://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/greenway/leahy/forms/persuasv.htm

Created by Kathy Baxter & David Leahy

iPhone or iPad Apps:

Silly Story Starts

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/silly-story-starters-creative/id476791642?mt=8

Creative Writing for Kids – “Start your child along … to fearlessly leap into a lifelong habit of writing for pleasure, discovery and joy.”

StoryBuilder for iPad

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storybuilder-for-ipad/id377631532?mt=8

This app asks kids questions to help them build a story. They can also record their answers.

Writing Prompts

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/writing-prompts/id417683378?mt=8

Writing.com presents ‘Writing Prompts’, the iPhone app with an endless supply of creative inspiration.

Storyteller

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storyteller-story-character/id315179568?mt=8

Story and Character Idea Generator to Eliminate Writer’s Block

Writing Tips

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/writing-tips/id387625993?mt=8

Writing Tips is a fantastic resource for both budding and seasoned writers. Written by bestselling author Alice Kuipers, the application provides inspiration, tips and more than three hundred exercises to suit any available time frame. Regular use will improve the quality and confidence of your writing, and help you have more fun in the process.

SentenceBuilder for iPad

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sentencebuilder-for-ipad/id364197515?mt=8

Sentence Builder is designed to help elementary aged children learn how to build grammatically correct sentences. Sentence Builder offers a rich and fun environment to help children improve their grammar.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/montessori-crosswords-learn/id384334005?mt=8

4th-6th Grade Vocabulary

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/4th-6th-grade-vocabulary/id361858221?mt=8

Superkids Vocab Apps provide a fun and easy way to learn vocabulary

Ultimate Hangman

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ultimate-hangman/id348710904?mt=8

Ultimate Hangman is a must have hangman game.

Word Search +

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-search-+/id464846439?mt=8

Word Seach is word search plus trivia

Word Teasers Pro

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/word-teasers-pro-top-vocabulary/id412799576?mt=8

Top Vocabulary Brain Puzzle or Quiz

Conundra

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/conundra-brain-training-word/id406813186?mt=8

A brain training word game – a simple anagram that is easy to learn but hard to
put down.