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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Writing a book about a favorite trip can be fun, rewarding and a great way to practice organizational, thinking, and communication skills.
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This writing activity will promote dialogue about racial segregation and its impact on African-Americans throughout history with your child.
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Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
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Guide your third grader through writing a descriptive paragraph about her favorite sporting event from the Winter Olympic Games.
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This project combines arts and crafts with writing, as your child writes a story and publishes it into a book made out of a paper bag!
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Strong writing engages all five senses, and this fabulous fall-themed simile activity is the perfect way to celebrate sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch.
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Help your child create her very own invention just like Leonardo da Vinci as she develops her critical thinking skills and lets her imagination soar!
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Does your child know all the greatest kid-friendly places in town? Here's an activity that lets her create a cool city guide and work her writing chops, too!
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Most of us are familiar with haiku, but the tanka is an even older form of Japanese poetry. Learn to write a tanka poem with this activity.
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Let your aspiring poet use book titles to create a funky and visually-appealing masterpiece!
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Getting through to your tween or teen is a whole lot easier with a Family Journal that serves as an old-school, non-electronic form of communication.
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Not every poem needs to be about leaves and love. If your fifth grader is more attached to his phone or computer, introduce him to the apostrophe poem.
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If your child's paragraphs need to transition from out-of-order to organized and smooth, try this simple, real-life activity.
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Why not have your fifth grader put herself in her favorite athlete's shoes? She'll love learning about an athlete that she admires.
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Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
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Take advantage of the upcoming Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, to encourage your third grader to flex his poetry muscles and come up with a haiku.
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Looking for a simple, yet unique writing activity for your child on Valentine's Day? Have her try her hand at haiku.
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Is your kid indecisive about what he wants to be when he grows up? Instead of concentrating on just one dream, encourage him to explore the possibilities.
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Use a beloved toy as a jumping-off point for a fantastic storytelling exercise in this activity that will get the littlest ones thinking about creative writing.
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Beginning poets can be overwhelmed keeping track of rhyme and rhythm. Have your little writer try a skeltonic poem, which focuses on end rhyme.

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