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Word Tamer

By Judy Waite
This site is looking for storytellers who want to make stars of their stories. Wordtamer is a website where you tame words and train stories.

Explore the fun fair. When you roll over the signs, they will glitter as you glide past. Choose one, click on it, and let it take you to your first challenge. Play around with ideas. Get inspiration about plot, characters, themes as you write your stories.

Capture fresh new writing possibilities. All your ideas can be saved, printed & developed off-line.

Join the new generation of story tellers.


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Curriculum Information For Resource

Snapshot
Grade Level(s):4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Curriculum Areas:English/Language Arts
Themes/Keywords: Storytellers
Writing


Vocabulary
plot, characters, setting, storytelling, writing prompts, genres


Essential Question(s)
1. How do I write a story?
2. How are words like wild creatures?

Discussion Question(s)
1. How do you choose the characters in a story?
2. What are the different story genres?

Extension and Activities
1. Choose three of the special words in the wild words to start a story.


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picturePhyllis Bartosiewicz
Teacher, Tech Specialist
Galesburg-Augusta Middle School, Michigan






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