Hundreds of creative unique reading, oral, and visual/auditory writing strategies and activities to help students who struggle to gets their ideas on paper in a traditional way....By Bill MacDonald The Write Prescription
Table of Contents: All of the following and more:
The Buffet Line, The Complete Car using Focus,
Organization, Development of Ideas, Voice, Conventions, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, & Final Product, The Pyramid of Learning
Focus Activities: Thinking Caps, L.A.U.G.H.S., Zoomin' In!, One Piece of the Puzzle! My Summer Vacation, PictionEARy, “Colorful” Intros, sample introductions, Weather or
Not?, Story Outlines, Bling Bling vs. Blah Blah, And They're Off!, Bulls-eye Topics, Sample Prompts, Weather or Not?, Pre-writing Sheets, Well Trained Writers, Full Color Graphic Organizers
Where am I?, Please Pass the....Story, And They Lived
Happily Ever After?....Prove it!, Missing Links,Who’s On First?,
On Your Mark, Get Set, Stop!, Gettin' There is Half the Fun!, Prompt-Interesting and Unusual Place, Gentlemen, Start Your Monkeys! Transition Trains
Development of Ideas Activities:
Dinosaurs, Parrots, and Eagles, Less is More! Out with the Old?, Building Blocks, Prompt- Finding Something Special,
Look What I Found!, Le'ts Eat!, Come-On Sense!, Elabor8!, Order in the Court!, Stuck on You, Let's Kick Some Ideas Around, Take a Number, Let's Roll, Let's Put Some Meat on Those Bones, How Do You Do?, Wanted... Dead or Alive!
Voice Activities: They’re Playing My Song!, Four Score and 1 year ago, And...Cut!, I’m Losing My Voice! ( I’m H.O.A.R.S.E.), That’s Your Opinion!, Actions Speak Louder than Words, Dragnet.....Nothing but the Facts, Ma'am, Super Voice!, Shootin’ the Breeze, I’ve Lost My Marbles, Slow Motion/Emotion,
He said.....She said, I Can’t Hear You!
The Secret to Getting Students’ Papers, with Zero Errors!,
The Write Prescription, Someone Call the C.O.P.S.!, Hi-Lo! Hi! Hi!, S.O.!, Fifty-Nifty, , Spellbound?, Periods are Pausiball, Cuh-Cuh-Comma, Ala Test!, Can I Have Your Autograph? The Saggy Slinky, Red Light-Green Light!
Word Choice Activities:
Basketball Relay, Word Bank, Jumponyms, In a Word,
Onomatawhat!, Top Ten, Watered Down Words, “Say”
What You Really Feel!, Slang-It! Word Problem
Sentence Fluency Activities:
Around the Word in Eighty Ways, That Rings a Bell!,
Figure 8 Out!, C.P.R., A Picture Paints a Thousand Words, Drawdioms, My Age in Words, That’s Stretching It!, Come Together-Write Now!
Final Product Activities: And the Winner Is......, Rewrite, Rewrite-Right!, My All Time Favorite....., Gone Fishin’, Gold Medal, Present-ation of a Masterpiece, Let’s Have a Four Changa!,
The “Write” Amount, Sample Compositions
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The Write Prescription/Bill MacDonald