Looking for something a bit different for your writing workshop? Use these literal writer's blocks or work with students to create their own. This product contains 7 sample writer's blocks, cubes of various words / phrases / clauses to help jump start your students' writing. It also explains the purpose of writer's blocks and has ideas on how students might use each block. In addition, it has a blank block for an original student creation. Finally, there is a brief list of online resources.
I hope your students can turn writer's blocks into the proverbial "stepping stones." Best of luck to you and your aspiring writers.