Language Arts – Writing

Writing (links updated/checked Sept 2010)

ePALS

Ideas

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

Organization

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.

Conventions

Punctuation Game

o   My class is trying to make their word choice in their writing more interesting. http://msmondor.wordpress.com/2011/03/15/descriptive-words/

o   Strong verbs http://msmondor.wordpress.com/2011/03/14/verbs/


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


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