Composition Activities

Composition activities get your child to write better stories! These engaging composition activities include storytelling activities, adjective builders, poetry exercises, and group writing games. Each of these composition activities engages your child's imagination as he gets practice writing short stories, personal narratives, and even instruction manuals. These composition activities are great for aspiring writers, and they make great keepsakes for parents and children who will enjoy looking back at the written stories. Have fun with writing with these composition activities.

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This cause and effect activity brings the fun of card games and comprehension practice together in an innovative way!
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Write to a deployed soldier to help your child practice reading, writing, and get a better understanding of what it means to serve our country.
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Here's an adverb acting game that will have your child hungrily, unceasingly, enthusiastically learning!
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Want to play publisher for a day? Become a book jacket illustrator for this creative and fun project.
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Challenge your child to create a lipogram, or a piece of writing that omits one specific letter. This activity strengthens writing and language skills.
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Be careful what you wish for... Centered around The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs, this writing activity encourages your child to consider consequences.
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Help your teen analyze "To My Mother" by Edgar Allan Poe, and then experiment with his poetry skills to create a version of his own.
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This activity helps your teen write his very own adventurous epic poem, featuring an imagined hero.
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Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
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Boost those first grade reading and writing skills with this sweet Mother's Day poem idea.
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Spark your kids' interest in writing by helping them write a mini-book about their favorite subject: themselves!
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This fun writing activity takes a regular task - writing a story - and transforms it into a collaborative writing experience for hilarious results!
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Knowing your antonyms from your synonyms is an important part of the second grade writing curriculum, and is a real boon for vocabulary.
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In this cooler-than-average writing activity, your child uses paint chips and words to write a story!
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Put your kid to the test and have him compare and contrast elements in a narrative text by identifying how characters and situations are alike and different.
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Give your fourth grader a head start in poetry with a simile writing activity that guides him in crafting a cute poem about the beloved family pet.
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Here's a fun way to learn about rhyme in songs and poetry, and to get your middle schooler writing some poetry of his own!
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Celebrate Mother's Day with this easy, attractive pop-up flower card.
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Make a poster with your child about what she wants to be when she grows up, while helping her practice her writing, researching, and artistic skills.
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Create your very own Sleep Book filled with a menagerie of made-up nonsense creatures and discover how different animals catch some zzz's.

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