Writing With Purpose

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Visual Writing Prompts (great for getting ideas)
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Write to your legislators:

National Priorities Project
NCRA
Congress for Kids
Sample letter
Speak Now For Kids
The White House
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Write the World

Interactive Essay Writing

Letters to the Next President 2.0

Creative Communications Essay and Poetry Contests

Write For Your Rights

Teen Ink
-(an online literary magazine)

Anthology of Poetry

The Visual Magic of Comics by Scott McCloud

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VOCABULARY AND LANGUAGE

Go Ahead and Make Up New Words by Erin McKean

Txting is Killing Language. JK!!! by John McWhorter

The Joy of Lexicography by Erin McKean

Freerice.com

6 Word Memoirs
6 Word Memoirs for Teens
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Writing Tips From Published Authors

Rick Riordan
Christopher Paul Curtis
Jeff Kinney
Stephen King (language)