A fun writing prompt tool

A fun writing prompt tool

16 emojis

From byrdseed.com called Emoji Prompts.

The site starts a visitor with an emoji. As I’m writing this, the opening emoji is a beaming face with hearts as eyes.

Ideally, the visitor writes or speaks the beginning of a story based on that emoji.

With a click of the ‘AND THEN’ button, another emoji pops up [in this case, a face with a disapproving tongue-sticking-out expression] and the ad libbed story continues…

Check out the short demo.

Just for fun…heed the wisdom of ‘the stars’.

Just for fun…heed the wisdom of ‘the stars’.

horoscope scorpio survey ability

Teachers:

Print this out and post it on a bulletin board.

Use it as a prompt for a story.
— Is the character a Scorpio? Does she have to be?
— Did she simply scoff at the message, only to have events convince her otherwise?
— What were those events?

Use it as a springboard for a class discussion.
— What does inspiration feel like to you?
— What other events or actions might spur this sensation?

Note: It would be interesting to see if any of your students woke up with a similar message bouncing around in their heads.

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Original astrological content from https://www.jacquelinebigar.com/

eBook: Creativity and Diligence Quotes

eBook: Creativity and Diligence Quotes

Quotes for Learning Cover Slide PNG The Teachers Expo

The eBook can also be found on my Seven C’s Teacher Expo .

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

Along with simply printing them out for classroom display, you could also…

  • project onto the whiteboard, but block out key words or a phrase, such as, in the example below, ‘self-doubt’. Let your students fill in the blank.

  • pose the question, “Which one of these reminds you of one of your friends?”

  • use one as a theme/’behavior guide’ for an upcoming week.


 

 

Three fall colors photos for my teacher resource expo…

Three fall colors photos for my teacher resource expo…

glowing leaves orange and yellow colors

Here are three more photos just added to my Sail the Seven C’s Teacher Expo .

These photos are copyright-free. Use and enjoy! Attribute to the Expo, if you wish.

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

 

 


 

 

3 more friendship quotes/posters for your students

3 more friendship quotes/posters for your students

dog massaging another dog's back


I’ve added freely downloadable friendship posters to my Sail the Seven C’s Teacher Expo .

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

A couple of ways to use these files…

  • Project onto the whiteboard, but block out key words or a phrase, such as, in the example below, ‘self-doubt’. Let your students fill in the blank.

  • Pose the question, “Which one of these reminds you of one of your friends?”

  • Use one as a theme/’behavior guide’ for an upcoming week.


 


 


 

Friendship quotes/posters for your students

Friendship quotes/posters for your students

I’ve added freely downloadable friendship posters to my Sail the Seven C’s Teacher Expo .

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

A couple of ways to use these files…

  • Project onto the whiteboard, but block out key words or a phrase, such as, in the example below, ‘self-doubt’. Let your students fill in the blank.

  • Pose the question, “Which one of these reminds you of one of your friends?”

  • Use one as a theme/’behavior guide’ for an upcoming week.




 

Teacher ecard: Shadow puppets as a Plan B

Teacher ecard: Shadow puppets as a Plan B

old man doing shadow puppets

Another page from my in-progress Incomplete Book of Teacher Wisdom…

Freely downloadable, as always.

And since it’s a PNG, you can easily edit it here.

Drop by the Expo for a tour of the preview items.

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

Suggestions:

— Project it to the whiteboard and have the students provide their own captions.

— Save/download the image above and send it to a teaching colleague.

— Better yet…

  1. Open it in an image editing program [even a presentation program like PowerPoint will work]

  2. Slap an even better caption on top of mine or add a personal comment.

  3. Export it as a JPG or PNG, and email/text message it to that friend.

Teacher ecard: Field trips…a mixed blessing.

Teacher ecard: Field trips…a mixed blessing.

Teacher eCard Field Trips Mixed Blessing cropped

Freely downloadable, as always.

And since it’s a PNG, you can easily edit it here.

Drop by the Expo for a tour of the preview items.

** Here is a short tour of the Expo and its current collection of resources. [More are being added every week.]

Suggestions:

— Project it to the whiteboard and have the students provide their own captions.

— Save/download the image above and send it to a teaching colleague.

— Better yet…

  1. Open it in an image editing program [even a presentation program like PowerPoint will work]

  2. Slap an even better caption on top of mine or add a personal comment.

  3. Export it as a JPG or PNG, and email/text message it to that friend.