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How To Create Interesting Characters for a Fable

An inanimate object can be an effective character in a fable. Can you think of a fable that uses an inanimate object as the main character? And be sure to enter the drawing for a writing free curriculum utilizing fables.
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Writing Lesson: Elements of a Fable

A fable contains interesting characters, a plot, conflict and resolution, and a moral, like the one in North Wind and the Sun
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Homonym Fun

A homonym is a word that has the same sound as another, but different meanings whether spelled the same or not. From the Latin, homo means same and nym means name.
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Creativity and Pretend Play to Write Stories and Create Plots

Children naturally know how to create stories; foster their creativity by giving them some prompts and encouraging pretend play.
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Do You Have a Reluctant Writer?

If you have a reluctant writer or speller that seems as slow as a turtle, step back, relax, and let them take whatever small steps they can, and you'll be amazed at their progress over time!
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Writing Lesson: First Person Point of View

Point of view is the person telling the story. In the nursery rhyme, Jack Be Nimble, who is telling the story?
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4 Tips About How To Use Quotation Marks Correctly for Dialogue

Don't let simple punctuation rules for quotations and dialogue trip you up. Here are four easy tips for using quotation marks correctly for dialogue.
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Writing Lesson; Second Person Point of View

Second person point of view is an unusual style for fiction, but many blogs and how-to articles online use second person point of view.
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Adding Dialogue to Your Story

Dialogue is the conversation your characters have within your story. Some easy tips about dialogue and the proper way to use quotation marks can help make your story even better.
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3 Tips For Teaching Your Child to Write Right

If write is what you do when you put words on paper, then why isn't the protection of those words called a copywrite, and why isn't someone who writes a play called a playwrite? Something's not write right!
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