Fun, Free Resources for Kids

The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases continues to rise all over the world. Friday, the US declared a state of emergency. Following President Trumps announcement, the public officials in our home state of Alabama issued a local state of emergency and announced schools would be shutting down for a two and a half week periodContinue reading “Fun, Free Resources for Kids”

Teaching Resource: Story Cast List

The Story Cast List worksheets are the second set in a series of resources for beginning fiction writers. The series was inspired by the free Pixar storytelling course on Khan Academy. If you’d like to know more about this series of teaching resources, check out the first post here. Developing a cast for a storyContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Story Cast List”

Teaching Resource: Story Spine Worksheets

Starting a new story can be exciting and daunting. Lots of ideas swirling around, but capturing them and molding them into a finished story is tough. As both a writer and a homeschool mom with a student who cringes at the thought of writing—any writing—breaking the process up into smaller, guided chunks took us fromContinue reading “Teaching Resource: Story Spine Worksheets”