Identify and explore opportunities for publication (e.g., local/national contests, Internet web sites, newspapers, periodicals, school displays). 0501.3.23
Links verified on 9/3/2014
- Acrostic Poems for Children, Teachers, and other Poets - Maintained by a professor at Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts. He maintains this site for children to learn about and share their acrostic poems with other children
- Bullies - [originally designed for 3rd grade, can be adapted] Students will compose a comic strip in order to demonstrate how to deal with bullies appropriately
- Cyberkids - If you would like to have us publish your original writing, art, or other creative work, please see their submission guidelines.
- The Elf Project - writing lesson plan - use friendly letter to introduce an elf to a first grader.
- Encourage Student Writing: Publish on the Web - Publishing student writing encourages the reluctant writer, strengthens kids' self-confidence, rewards interest, and promotes a positive attitude toward literature
- FlipSnack - easily publish online magazines, transforming pdf's into online flipbooks
- Get your Students' Work Published - One of the best ways to motivate students is to have their work published. These links provide a diverse and valuable collection of places that accept work, including poetry, short stories, photos and art. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- KidPub - books, stories, writing contests and publishing for kids
- Publishing Student Writers - celebrating your students who succeed with the writing process
- Seven Days of Daring Deeds - [originally designed for 3rd grade, can be adapted] Students will compose a paragraph to express personal ideas to develop fluency using a journal
- Story Starters - Here's a quick writing activity to try every day. First generate a creative story starter. Pick a format: notebook, letter, newspaper, or postcard. Four levels are available: pick 4th-6th
- Tip of the Week - six great ways to publish student work
- Word Processing Activities - using word processors to promote higher level thinking [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Writing a Branching Story Using Excel - a step by step module on writing with Excel
- Billy Bear - [sample of a branching story] a simple story with several possible endings depending on the decisions a reader makes [in the form of an Excel workbook]
- The Town Witch - [sample of a branching story] a story with several possible endings depending on the decisions a reader makes [in the form of an Excel workbook]
- Write me a Story - Kids.com - Try your writing skills, share your imagination, read
fun stories and maybe even get published on the Internet!
- Write It - find your voice, develop your craft, publish your work [ from Scholastic]
- Write Now - from Zuzu - contribution of young artists, photographers and writers just like YOU
- Write Source - interested in receiving student writings for possible publication in one of our handbooks or on our Web site!
- The Writing conference - publishes original poetry and prose from students enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade
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