Our thought launchers are a great way to get your students writing when they are feeling uninspired. They are also perfect for sub days. No prep needed!
Thought Launchers are quick, fun activities to ignite imaginations and encourage creative writing. You can use the Launchers as a supplement to your writer’s workshop or as a warm-up activity for language arts. Thought Launchers consist of a variety of activities.
*Story starters provide budding writers with a motivating start to a story. Some are in 1st person point of view and some are in 3rd person point of view to help students learn different points of view.
*Scenarios describe a particular setting and situation to provide a focus for writing.
*Dialogue practices provide interesting situations where students must write a dialogue to go with it. They will develop their punctuation skills too.
*Descriptive and instructional writing encourages the use of details and sequencing in writing.
*Poetry guides students and provides practice through writing different forms of poetry.
*Genre creative writing