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Looking for ways to increase the quantity AND quality of writing in your classes? Need inspiration or a place to start? Try these websites!

Top Picks for Instructional Writing

Need More Ideas? Looking for Something Different?

Try These in Your Class:

6 Word Stories - encourage students to reflect or respond meaningfully in just 6 words

Comic Strips - generate a comic strip to tell a story or teach a concept (Site 1, Site 2, Site 3)

Write a Review - have students create a review of a book, movie, or lesson

News Articles - use this site to read student-oriented news stories and inspire students to write their own news stories

Even More Writing Ideas - this site gives TONS of ideas for writing prompts and lessons

In-Class Writing - ideas for how to structure the class for the unstructured writing process


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