Writing Aids

writing
english
Language
write
News
Current events
writing tool
article
New York Times
nyt
writing aids
How can we make sure that students are informed about what’s going on around the world? That they are armed with the tools to be able to distinguish between opinion and fact; between evidence-based statements and empty rhetoric; between sensationalism and solid journalism? Just like most other things in life, the best way to do all that is through practice.
lesson plans
resources
quizzes
News
Current events
assessments
K-12
Lexile leveled current events, lesson plans, quizzes, assessments.
writing
literacy
reading
Language
Publishing
books
organization
childrens books
ccbc
illustrating
The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.
writing
english
resources
Language
language arts
teachers
K-12
Teacher resource
nwp
Resources from the National Writing Project for educators to aid in the teaching of writing
english
writing skills
Language
language arts
educators
k-6
Student writing
Writing Resources
writing aid
Writing A-Z offers an unparalleled collection of developmentally appropriate K-6 writing resources for educators to improve every student's writing skills.
grammar
writing
elements
Language
language arts
essay writing
Characterization
dialogue
teaching resources
Writing Prompts
Student writing
Teacher resource
writing aids
effective writing
Hello fellow teachers! Teaching writing has probably never been harder. How do you teach writing to students whose main experience with writing is text messaging!  At the same time, writing is more important now than ever.
exercises
writing
worksheets
english
lesson plans
graphic organizers
creative writing
journal
poetry
language arts
printables
short story
K-12
art projects
writing aid
teacher vision
Build solid creative writing skills with our extensive collection of printables, graphic organizers, and lessons plans. You'll find poetry activities, short-story writing exercises, journal topics, printable worksheets, art projects, and more!
english
lesson plans
articles
Language
language arts
books
unit plans
writing activities
Scholastic
k-8
Student writing
writing aid
early writing
These materials will give students the means to develop as writers and publish their work.
writing
english
lesson plans
resources
Language
language arts
Posters
strategies
Classroom Posters
lesson ideas
We Are Teachers
writing aids
writing units
Lesson ideas, advice from real teachers, writing units, classroom posters and everything you need to help your students become more confident writers!
writing
literacy
english
resources
reading
Language
charts
language arts
books
teaching resources
educational resources
writing aids
deskmats
prompt cards
Educational resources to help children learn to read, write and spell.
writing
technology
junior
community
authors
books
intermediate
Prompts
Writing Prompts
resource
online community
Student writing
Figment
student community
More than just a website, Figment is a fantastic online community that encourages students to share their writing with one another and inspire each other to new heights of creativity. The site offers a wealth of information on both reading and writing, helping students find and recommend new books and authors. It also provides brilliant writing prompts to help students with writers block or those who just don’t know where to start.
writing
resources
creative writing
teachers
parents
narrative
student resource
exposition
writing aid
writing aids
persuasive rhetoric
This fantastic website has it all – up-to-date resources for teachers and parents with innovative new ideas and articles on teaching creative writing, plus great tools for students helping them to explore different forms of writing, from exposition and narrative to persuasive rhetoric.
non-fiction
Prompts
Writing Prompts
Essays
genres
cross-curriculum
Student writing
writing aid
writing aids
mentor texts
This great website offers prompts to help reluctant writers get started, but it also approaches writing from a cross-curriculum perspective, making it particularly useful for students who are struggling with their writing in all subjects, not just creative writing or English. With different genres of writing tackled, the site enables students to work on their essay and non-fiction style, and also includes a wide range of ‘mentor texts’ to help both students and teachers.
writing
technology
primary
junior
poetry
creative
digital writing
k-6
Magnetic poetry
writing aid
tech tool
writing aids
digital form
Ideal for both introducing younger kids to poetry and engaging older students with the genre in a fun and creative way, this simple site is a digital form of the popular fridge poetry fridge phenomenon. Students are given a blank white screen and a group of ‘magnetic’ words to position how they choose, taking the pressure out of creating poetry and making it a fun and creative experience.
grammar
writing
vocabulary
Spelling
proofreading
Student tool
student support
Student writing
Grammarly
writing aid
A great student writing aid, Grammarly allows students to check the spelling and grammar of their writing, whether creative pieces or homework assignments, before handing it in. Claiming to correct up to 10 times more mistakes than popular word processors, it also helps students expand their vocabulary by offering improved word choices with context-optimised vocabulary suggestions.