Posts Tagged ‘writing activity’

Stone Soup Magazine
May 2019

The most remarkable part of Lena's story as a demonstration of the power of dialogue is the last quarter, where four characters respond to a traumatic event....

Ballet is an art in which adults partake in a fantasy world that is more often associated with children’s stories. Nobody speaks in a ballet–the classic story...

I ran out on stage. All I could think about was dancing Illustrator Rachel Hellwig, 13, for her story Nutcracker Dreams. Published November/December...

Who were the mysterious performers whose music was so captivating? Illustrator Stanislav Nedzelskyi, 13, for Behind the Curtain by Dylan J. Sauder,...

The Mother’s Day Gift by Mathew Thompson, age 11, Dallas, Oregon The Clay Pot by Naomi Wendland, age 12, Lusaka, Zambia These two stories deal with the...

This writing activity is based on a very funny Kurt Vonnegut lecture on the shape of stories. In this project, students learn to develop compelling narratives...

Write a story with two lead characters. But before you write the story, write a full character development, at least two typed pages long, for each of the...

Jane Austen (1775-1817) is one of the the greatest novelists to have written in English. Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, Persuasion, to name...

Stream of consciousness can be an effective writing style to use when you have a character who sees and thinks very differently from the other characters. This...

Quail Kabob ingredients. The recipe is by a nine-year-old. Instructions for the Quail Kabob.                   We all eat, and many of us like to cook. If you are 13 or...