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Student Writing Practice
VocabularySpellingCity has two activities for students to practice writing using their word lists. These activities help students simultaneously develop their vocabulary and writing skills.
You may also want to include student writing prompts as part of your instructions. Why not have students write a riddle for each of their spelling words, then have them share their riddles with the class for a fun study session? Instruct students to write expository or narrative paragraphs to help prepare for standardized testing. Encourage creative writing by asking them to write poems or short stories using their word lists. The possibilities are endless! Remember, any instructions that you submit are a contribution to VocabularySpellingCity. We periodically review the instructions, and when we find ones we like, we may publish them for other teachers and parents to use.
Printable worksheets may also be created for both Sentence Writing Practice and Paragraph Writing Practice. Students also have an opportunity to create a PDF of their completed work, which may be printed or saved.
Writing practice activities are submitted to teachers electronically. Students also have the option to save their work and resume their writing practice at a later time or date. Teachers can grade their writing online, adding comments and/or emoticons before returning the graded activities to the students. Students (and their parents) can access their grades anytime!
Consult the Help box on the Writing page for training videos on related topics, links to our FAQs and printable PDFs about writing practice activities. From here, you can also print or download class writing activity reports.
This writing activity on VocabularySpellingCity has been underwritten by Time4Learning.com (homeschooling curriculum for elementary school and middle school study) and Time4Writing.com (online writing instruction help for schools and extra writing help direct to families)
Both of these activities were suggested by VocabularySpellingCity users and we are very grateful to the community for their suggestions. While we can't respond to every idea or implement them as fast as we'd like, we really appreciate the feedback. Facebook turns out to be the focal point for much of this discussion. If you enjoy VocabularySpellingCity, we invite you to "Like" us on Facebook and participate in the discussion.We also invite teachers who are members of Edmodo to join our VocabularySpellingCity community on that site as well!