Let's Write! Resources, Tips, & Activities

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Motivated to Write! ShellyTerrell.com/writing Photo by Drew Coffman, Flic.kr/p/8kvbSL

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“… young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” - David Crystal Crystal, D. (2012). On myths and mindsets. From DavidCrystal.com

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Blogging Texting Twitter Instagram Facebook Whatsapp

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Types of Digital Writing Ezine Poster Multimedia Scrapbook Blog Audio Photo by Lupuca, Flic.kr/p/ehBnRE Comic Essay Video Ebook ePortfolio Infographic Newspaper

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Digital research skills Integrate multimedia Make it a ritual Create a safe environment Teach the process Visual literacy Give them an audience Cite & attribute accurately Change it up Use graphic organizers Evaluate resources ShellyTerrell.com/writing

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Free flow editing

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Digital writing prompts

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Visual writing prompts & challenges Makebeliefscomix.com 350+ Free Printables

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Emojinate.com Your turn!

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photoprompts.tumblr.com writingprompts.tumblr.com

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Teach the process with graphic organizers!

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Teach-nology.com/worksheets/ graphic

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Check your grammar!

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Google Drive

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Google Docs

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Extension Bookmarklet

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Read & Write Draftback Quick Create Tackk.com/googledocsquickcreate

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Digital Storytelling

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Characters Materials Plot Story Title Type Theme Setting

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Peer editing!

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Create a safe environment!

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Send them on journalism missions! Photo by Ross Goodman: Flic.kr/p/ddRBxr

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Writing for an audience Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all, accurately so they will be guided by its light. - Joseph Pulitzer Photo by Flickingerbrad: Flic.kr/p/b9wFbv

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Music Images

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Reconstruct the news story based on this word cloud of the article!

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Take it outside!

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Comments4kids.blogspot.com #Comments4Kids

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Get a copy of Learning to Go- Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com/writing Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Twitter.com/ShellTerrell Google.com/+ShellySanchezTerrell 30Goals.com

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