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Creative Writing Resource List

The following are helpful resources for you to use during your time in this class. Some items are provided for enrichment or extra practice and others are resources we will use to help develop your understanding of course material.

Using Strong Verbs and Nouns | World-Leading Language Solutions by WhiteSmoke

Ever wondered how to make your writing more effective? Choosing the best word can make your writing clearer, stronger, more interesting, and can relay more information. This website will give some great examples you can incorporate in your own writing to practice being specific and create impact.

Fall in Love with Writing: Watch these Inspiring Videos | WTD

Have writer's block? Feeling down and in a rut with your writing? Do you want to fall in love with writing again? Watch these 4 short videos to be inspired and uplifted!

Padlet is the easiest way to create and collaborate in the world

Padlet will be used for class collaboration and discussions. We will discuss the writing process, great writing and writers, class assignments, and reflect on our own writing.

PowToon

I will use this platform to review concepts and introduce new content. You may use this resource to create presentations and illustrate the writing process.

Storybird - Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember.

We will use this site to create and illustrate our writing. You may also find this site useful for your personal use to publish your stories and poems or read the works of others.

Practice Smarter

Wizer.me will be used to create interactive practice for you on various topics including the writing process, parts of speech, and other aspects to make our writing stronger. You will be able to complete these activities and get automatic feedback on your answers.

Free Test Generator - easily create an online quiz

FlexiQuiz will be used for formal tests, quizzes, and practice activities.

Educational Graphic Organizer Software for K12 | Creately

Are graphic organizers your thing? Creatly allows you to create your own or choose from templates that will suit your needs as you begin the pre-stages of writing.

Grammar | Arts and humanities | Khan Academy

These tutorials cover the English parts of speech: the noun and verb. Before we can understand what it means to use strong nouns and active verbs, we must understand the basics. By taking a quick assessment, the individualized study plan will build on what you already know and focus on your areas of growth.