Exworthy Educational Resources

Lessons For Writing

Handwriting for Kids- Here are lessons for how to write the numbers, letters, and sentences.

Teacher's Desk's  Find Paragraph a Week and lots more writing centers and activities. Here are lots of other curricular ideas, too!

ABC Writing Worksheets-  Here are many printable prompts (pages) to engage your students in writing. 

Book Report Form- - Easy Book Report FormFairy Tale Report Form

Gloria's Website- This is an online workshop for classroom teachers that are interested in implementing the writing process in their classroom.  This site contains very useable strategies for the classroom and could be very useful for staff development.

Plain Language Online Training- This website explains how to identify the reader, organize ideas, use appropriate words, create simple sentences, and build effective paragraphs.

Owl Online- This wonderful resource contains information on each part of the writing process, as well as a giant collection of outstanding PowerPoint presentations detailing all aspects of writing. 

The Five Paragraph Essay- Here is a step-by-step tutorial for writing an effective essay.

Persuasive Logical Writing- This page details the steps for creating  a persuasive paper that is well supported and that avoids logical fallacies. 

Writing Topics- Here are story-starters, organized by grade levels.

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant- This is an excellent resource for teaching discovery, organizing, revising and editing during the writing process. Find lots of information on a variety of essay types here. 

Wrting with Writers- Birchwood Elementary students made this very useful writing site containing story starters, writing check, publishing space, links and more. 

Monster Motel- Here is creepy house where elementary kids can read and publish monster related writing and scary recipes.

Education World's 25 Ideas for Book Reports-  Teachers have submitted book report variations that are great for classrooms, particularly elementary classes.

Young Writers Workshop- Younger students are encouraged complete the long list of story starters here.

1001 Postcards- Students of all ages can write and send postcards for just about any holiday or event.

Eric Carle Web Site - Teachers can use this site for ideas on using Carle's books in the classroom. It is an excellent site for students learning how to create and publish literature.

Creating a Digital Autobiography- Find the objectives, organization, complete lesson, unit outline, technology and everything needed for making PowerPoint Autobiography.

Autobiography Lesson- This is a detailed Middle School lesson plan, complete with exposure to the concepts of autobiography, biography, and fiction as literary genres. 

Biography Maker- This 5 part writing process is designed to help  convert facts into insights, dull and boring information into fascination and magic.