1001 Writing Projects for Kids A Paragraph-a-day Plan for Writing Success by Fred Cooper
Q. Why are kids today so lacking in writing skills?
A. Because they don’t write enough.
Q. Why don’t they write enough?
A. Because they can’t think of anything to write about!
Well Now They Can!
In this computer age, students have traded the pen for the mouse! Teachers often ask their students to answer multiple-choice questions on the computer screen rather than having them compose their thoughts and write answers in sentences and paragraphs.
Students need to practice writing every day. They should spend at least 15 minutes a day in creative writing. Yet, how often have you heard them say, “What can I write about?” This book makes that problem evaporate! It provides a complete variety of writing projects that challenges them to excel as they practice writing every day!
Only 15 minutes a day
Covers the 4 basic writing types: Narrative, Expository, Descriptive and Persuasive
Captivate readers, ace writing tests, and express yourself clearly—Marko the Pencil will show you how. His Writer’s Toolbox, packed with easy-to-implement strategies, will take your writing from mediocre to magnificent. Stories, essays, term papers, or standardized tests—whatever you write, Marko gives you proven strategies for getting remarkable results. This is the fun way to sharpen your writing skills.
Grades 4 & up.
Total running time: Approx. 70 minutes