Authorology Lab: Using Picture Books as Writing Prompts

by Lana Krumwiede Picture Books make great writing prompts. First, read the story and talk about it. What do we like about it? What makes it funny, or heartwarming, or sad? What was unexpected? Next, give the students a writing prompt and take a few minutes to brainstorm various approaches a writer might take.  I … More Authorology Lab: Using Picture Books as Writing Prompts