Elementary school is the time when may students lay the foundation for the rest of their education. It is also a time of imagination, creativity and fun. Keeping writing enjoyable and interesting is a key ingredient in ensuring students will continue to write for the rest of their lives. 500 Writing Prompts for Kids is a book full of story-starters catered to the elementary school age group. These 500 prompts are open-ended questions that stimulate the imagination, and they can help students to actually enjoy and appreciate time spent writing. It can be used by teachers, parents, babysitters, tutors and even overachieving third-graders!
Bryan Cohen writes about writing, comedy and embarrassing anecdotes from his life. He is also an actor, director and producer who enjoys dabbling in both theatre and film in Chicago, Illinois. Bryan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005 with degrees in English and Dramatic Art with a minor in Creative Writing. He has written or co-written the plays Chekhov Kegstand, Something from Nothing, Kerpow! and The Morning After. His books include Sharpening the Pencil: Essays on Writing, Motivation and Enjoying Your Life, 500 Writing Prompts for Kids: First Grade through Fifth Grade and Writer on the Side: How to Write Your Book Around Your 9 to 5 Job.