The Book of Ideas Gives Students a Purpose to Write

Students love to write about their inventions. Even those who struggle with spelling and grammar can’t resist the urge to explain their designs.


Using Science Topics for Writing & Research Assignments

Water Watchers has students practicing their persuasive writing skills with the following writing prompt. Pretend you live next to a clean water stream (maybe you actually do). Write a letter to your neighbors to convince them to work to keep the water clean and make sure they don’t waste it.

Stella tracks down the answers to some questions she’s had as she completes her research assignment on the traits and characteristics of mushrooms in the Mushroom Maestros investigation Hi Fungi! Are You Friend or Foe?