This category contains sites which provide information, tips, guides, and activities to help kids and teens improve writing skills.
Topics include essays and reports, poetry, punctuation, spelling, and handwriting.
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ABC's of the Writing Process
[ Kids/Teens ] Tips for each of the five stages of the writing process.
The Claremont Review Literary Magazine
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Solicits and publishes teen writings; also offers writing tips and a manuscript/mentor service.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides tips, tools, and resources to help improve writing skills. Includes why it's important to write well, the parts of speech, types of sentences, punctuation, spelling, and a downloadable file.
FactMonster: Writing Skills
[ Teens ] Offers quick tips on how to write essays, book reports, biographies, research papers, term papers, bibliographies, letters, speeches and more.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about writing books, stories and plays.
The Five Paragraph Essay
[ Kids/Teens ] Basic information, writing prompts, and examples.
Great Books Online
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes reference, verse, fiction and non-fiction books. Search by author, title or subject.
H.W. Fowler: The King's English
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Authoritative text on grammar, syntax, punctuation, writing techniques, and style.
Judy Reeves - Writer
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes hints, tips and ideas.
Kids' Place: English
[ Kids/Teens ] An interactive way of improving written work, with ideas for practice sessions and an explanation of the drafting and revision process.
[ Mature Teens ] A catalog of literary terms with detailed definition and examples. Great resources for English students to do literary analysis and writing.
The Magic Key
[ Kids ] Characters from the Oxford Reading Tree offer games and worksheets about writing, grammar and punctuation.
Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales
[ Kids/Teens ] Resource for learning about and writing in these genres.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Step-by-step directions for organizing and writing a good paragraph.
[ Kids/Teens ] An online writing tutorial; takes students through the actual steps of writing a paragraph online.
Science Fiction Writing Activity
[ Kids/Teens ] Use nonfiction science to create a science fiction story.
Swords of Writing
[ Mature Teens ] Pictures, stories, poetry, and a chatroom intended to provide motivation for writing.
What Makes a Good Story?
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Interactive exhibit takes visitors on a literary journey through the classic short story and examines the elements that come together to create a good story.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers resources for students and teachers to improve their English reading, comprehension, and writing skills.
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