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BLAST OFF

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Today’s the day!

Writing Classes for Kids in blasting off into cyberspace…officially launched!

It’s a site I’ve spent more than twelve months developing to provide free and affordable classes and writing activities for kids and teens, and for teachers to use in the classroom. Although the lesson plans and activities are kid and teen focussed, adults will enjoy them too.

See writing is so much fun, and EVERYONE should have the opportunity to do it.

Apart from reading, how else can you escape into the wonderful world of your imagination?

Here’s what to expect over the coming months at  Writing Classes For Kids :

  1. Free Writing activities
  2. Free basic lesson plans
  3. Free Writing tips
  4. Regular blog posts about writing and getting published
  5. Detailed lesson plans to be used at home or in the classroom – can be downloaded for $5 As well as writing activities these will include extension and reflection activities
  6. Free Competitions where you can win great books and writing services
  7. An online assessment service offered
  8. E-books to come
  9. Visits from published authors who will be sharing tips too
  10. Lots of great ideas for your own author visits to schools and festivals

TOPICS TO WATCH FOR:

Teen to Adult

  1. Heroes & Villains part one – Create great Characters
  2. Heroes & Villains part two – Create a story for your Hero & Villain

Writers 8-12

  1. Writing For Fun – Picture This
  2. Writing For Fun – Pets & Animals
  3. Writing For Fun – Old Character, New Story

Future Lesson Plans

Lesson plans on the blog will be updated regularly. Here’s a sneak peak at some of the topics to be added as we go:

  • Mindmapping
  • Plotting
  • Writing Anthology Pieces
  • Grammar & Tense
  • Essay Writing
  • Story Pyramids
  • Character Collages
  • Setting
  • Dialogue
  • Non fiction beginnings
  • Fiction beginnings

If you’d like to see a lesson plan developed on a particular topic for a particular age group, please feel free to email me at: Dee*At*deescribe*Dot*com*Dot*au

STAY TUNED FOR OUR FIRST WRITING COMPETITION

 MORE NEWS LATER TODAY

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ALMOST READY FOR BLAST OFF

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I’m excited to say that Writing Classes For Kids is almost ready for blast off.

Within two weeks I should have things up and running.

There will be lots of FREE writing activities and some great competitions where you could win books, writing classes and other great prizes.

As an author, lover of writing, writing teacher and mentor I’m committed to helping you have fun and achieve your writing goals.

My first five lesson plans will be:

FOR WRITERS AGED 8 TO 12

1. WRITING FOR FUN – Picture This – use a picture to inspire you to write a great story.

2.  WRITING FOR FUN - Pets & Animals – your pets or your favourite animals can provide great inspiration for stories

3.  WRITING FOR FUN - Old Character, New Story – Put a character you love into a new setting and see how it changes your story.

FOR TEEN & ADULT WRITERS

4.  HEROES & VILLAINS – Part 1 – Create great characters for your story.

5.  HEROES & VILLAINS – Part 2 – Create a story for your hero and villain.

Here’s a sneak peak of what’s to come:

  • Mind mapping
  • Plotting
  • Writing Anthology Pieces
  • Grammar & Tense
  • Essay Writing
  • Story Pyramids
  • Character Collages
  • Setting
  • Dialogue
  • Non fiction beginnings
  • Fiction beginnings

If you’d like to see a lesson plan developed on a particular topic for a particular age group, please feel free to email me: Dee *AT*deescribe *DOT*com*DOT*au

You can also contact me at this address if you have any questions about the blog or topics you’d like to see covered.

 

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