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Mrs. Roseburg

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Tiny Topics Notepad - Where do writers get ideas?

Writers get ideas from lots of different places and things. Today, think about what you know and ideas you have as a writer. Think about people you know, events, places you have been, and even things that have happened to you. Those are all great places for ideas! Click the to get started. Use the or tools to write or draw small moment ideas that you can write about. Continue adding ideas until you have at least 5 different things you could write about. Connect each idea to the center picture with the . Use the to tell the story about one of your ideas. Click on the when you are finished. 👩‍👧‍👧 Family Why: Creating a list of possible writing topics provides young writers topics when it is writing time. Oral storytelling helps them plan the story by recalling events and putting them into order before they write. Planning and rehearsing helps writers prepare for the act of writing a story.

1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, Writing
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