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what to put in a writing box?

Discussion in 'Primary' started by takethatno1fan, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. takethatno1fan

    takethatno1fan New commenter

    I want to put together a writing box filled with unusual props as a stimuli for creative writing.
    So far I've thought of:
    • an old key
    • an old watch
    any other ideas?
    Many thanks
     
  2. takethatno1fan

    takethatno1fan New commenter

    I want to put together a writing box filled with unusual props as a stimuli for creative writing.
    So far I've thought of:
    • an old key
    • an old watch
    any other ideas?
    Many thanks
     
  3. inq

    inq

    Part of a letter.
    A ticket (bus or train).
    An invitation.
    An old/ broken piece of jewellery.
    Part of a map.
    A doctor/ dentist/ hospital appointment card.
    A shoe.
    A hat.
    A small, well loved teddy.
     
  4. takethatno1fan

    takethatno1fan New commenter

    fab ideas, thanks very much!!
     
  5. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    A foreign coin
    An old photograph
    A small gift-wrapped box
    A fossil, shell or interesting stone

     

  6. What genres of writing can you get? Just thinking out aloud
     
  7. inq

    inq

    Story writing including one or more of the objects.
    Description - of the object or the person who owned some of the objects.
    Diary entries - of the person who had the object or from the view of the object.
    Non-chronological report on some of the objects.
    Advert to sell one of the items.
    Poster - wanted/ found.
    Letter saying you've lost/found an object or why it's important to you.
     
  8. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    Recount text - personal memory inspired by one of the objects
    Explanation - e.g. how a fossil is formed
     

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