Language Arts – Writing

Writing (links updated/checked Sept 2010)



Use Scholastic’s Idea Generator to help you write a story.


Organize your ideas into an acrostic poem!

Word Choice

Can you match the similes in this quiz?

Other places to explore similes:

Starter Activity from Wales (National Grid for Learning Cymru).

Write a Monster poem using similes.


Punctuation Game

o   My class is trying to make their word choice in their writing more interesting.

o   Strong verbs

Play the games about conjunctions (joining words)
Balloon Joining Words
Compound Sentences – Conjunctions
–  Practice with Subordination Conjunctions


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