Skip to Main Content

Writing Resources: Story and Verse

Selected resources for teaching writing K-12. APT designates resources purchased with funds from the Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.

Writing my Self-Portrait (Simile)

Figurative Language

These titles give examples of different types of figurative language.

Poetry in Motion (Vivid Verbs)

Interesting Text Structures

Here are examples of different types of text structures.

Dr. Moore with Student

Painting with Words (Descriptive Language)

Sensory and Descriptive Language

The following are examples of descriptive language.

Spicing Up the Menu (Onomatopoeia)

Beginnings and Endings

Get ideas about great beginnings and endings from these books.