Creative Writing Ideas presents a wide variety of motivating lessons that will get student's creative juices flowing. The interesting writing prompts help students generate the vocabulary, ideas, and enthusiasm needed in order to begin a writing task. There are 78 activities in all, each with complete directions. Eleven types of writing experiences are presented: shape books, draw and write, riddles, sequence and write, fill in the missing words, story starters, cartoons, descriptive paragraphs, writing directions, letter writing, and poetry. All activities are accompanied by reproducible writing forms. Expanded description: Selected examples of writing activities include: Shape Books - bear, spaceship, Draw & Write - whale, robot, Riddles - brown bag riddles, animal pop-up riddles. 96 pages.