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NCTE Beliefs About the Teaching of Writing
  • Affirming the idea that every student is a writer, right now.

Feeling stuck on your creative writing project? Check out The Inspiration Page!

7 Online Creative Writing Apps to Make Writing Enjoyable for Students

Have Students Explain It with a Meme, ISTE (December 2, 2016)
  • Meme Creator, Meme Generator and Quick Meme are recommended sites and apps


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Screen Shot 2016-10-29 at 12.06.19 PM.pngThe Up-Goer Five Text Editor
  • Try to explain a hard idea using only the 1000 most commonly used words

Writing Tools Image by Pete O'Shea
Writing Tools Image by Pete O'Shea

Teaching Resources

Combining Poetry with the Content Areas Lesson Plan from Read Write Think

Alliteration with Headline Poems Lesson Plan from Read Write Think

Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure from Read/Write/Think

Teaching Students to Write a Narrative


The Largest Vocabulary in Music: An Analysis of the Vocabularies of Top Selling Musicians
  • Average vocabulary size, 2677 words
  • Top artist, Eminem, 8,188 followed by JayZ and Tupac




Different world writing systems and relative usage by Planemad
Different world writing systems and relative usage by Planemad

The World's Writing Systems


Quiz: Can You Recognize All of These World Writing Systems?



Animated Map Shows How the World's First Written Languages Spread, Business Insider


Writing Systems of the World's Languages, Morris Alper, MIT