Weekend Website #94: 9 Websites to Teach Writing

Here’s a quick list of websites I use to teach 3rd graders how to write (check here for updates):

  1. Adventure Island
  2. Character Trading Cards
  3. Context Clues Game
  4. Context Clues Millionaire
  5. Friendly Letter Maker
  6. Identify the Main Idea
  7. Main Idea Battleship
  8. Using a table of contents
  9. Words in Context

This isn’t robust enough. Please add a comment with websites you’ve found valuable in teaching the techniques of writing to third graders.


Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Author: Jacqui
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