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Okay, this thing is amazing!!

For all the writers out there it can be difficult finding the perfect emotion for your character, whether your character is sad, angry, or surprised those words can seem to get a bit boring. so i introduce the Writer's Wheel of emotion. Enjoy - J.

Opening and Closing Statements! Enter for your chance to win 1 of 3.  Opening and Closing Statements (4 pages) from Teachers Take Out on TeachersNotebook.com (Ends on on 1-13-2014)  Ideas to help students choose a good beginning and an ending statement in their writing.

Opening and Closing Statements - Ideas to help students choose a good beginning…

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healingschemas: “ DBT Skills Resources: Mindfulness of your Current Emotion - Letting go of emotional suffering plus DBT Emotion Pinwheel 40 Ways to Let Go and Feel Less Pain: tiny buddha - simple.

I fall into the masochistic area, but I know so many people in the narcissistic area :(

Being Defensive: How Psychotherapy sees you Psychotherapy [Personality Disorder, Defense Mechanism, Psychotherapy Ideas, Mental Health, Counseling Therapy]

23 emotions people can feel but seldom notice. So interesting! Sonder and Onism give me ideas.

Other ways to say...

Other ways to say...

to tell what people are thinking. haha might have to try this

This is helpful and pretty awesome.

Body Language - Psychology of eye movements. Not sure if it's true but I'll be…

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''Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling'' - (I GIMPed this together)

Pixar's 22 rules of Storytelling-- This is a cool list of story telling rules. You would think the wonderful writer's from Pixar would know a trick or two about how to write an entertaining story.

Don't use very. It's lazy.

Funny pictures about A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word 'Very'. Oh, and cool pics about A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word 'Very'. Also, A Little Cheat Sheet To Avoid Using The Word 'Very' photos.

Words to use besides said

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The Growing Room Ideas for teaching children writing creative story vocabulary spelling sentence paragraph words fun games

Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why

an 8 x 11 sized "poster" created to help my second grade students to remember to write better sentences. It helps them to remember to include details in their sentences and try to paint a picture with words, including verbs, adjectives, nouns, etc.

100 Writing Prompts. (n.d.). Retrieved February 27, 2016, from https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/100-Writing-Prompts-1377772  I pinned this to have new ideas for journal writing.

100 Writing Prompts

Teach Your Child to Read - 100 Writing Prompts. Retrieved February from www. I pinned this to have new ideas for journal writing.

Showing vs. Telling Writing Anchor Chart!

Show, Don't Tell: A FREE Writing Lesson

One of my all-time favorite writing topics focuses on writing showing sentences instead of telling sentences. The anchor chart below highlights the difference between a showing sentence and a telling