Tagged: writing YA fiction

Add Imaginative Writing to Your ELA Classroom

While integrating imaginative writing into ELA classrooms may seem fanciful in a school culture that prioritizes the expository and analytical, teacher/coach Ariel Sacks shows how regular story creation can become a powerful developmental force in the lives of adolescents.

Writing Historical Fiction for Middle Grades Kids

Before she finally produced a successful manuscript, Dr. Malayna Evans had to think long and hard about how to integrate ancient Egyptian history into a story that would appeal to today‚Äôs kids. So she turned down her “scholar” and turned up her passion for the subject.