Create a classroom blog to give students authentic opportunities to write, learn new tech-related skills, and experiment with a range of genres (e.g., book reviews, critique, debate).

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Tip 11: WEBSITE WEDNESDAY

Posted on April 11, 2012 in Autism, Literacy, News

Need to motivate a reluctant writer? Check out all the resources on Scholastic, but especially Story Starters.

Paula Kluth 30 Tips in 30 Days

Simply type in the child’s name and have them “spin” for story prompts. Learners get to not only pick their own silly topic, but get to choose a format for publication (e.g. postcard, letter) as well. The site offers prompts for young children and for those in upper elementary. Use this resource at school, but share it with families too so they can help their children practice writing skills at home.

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