Snapshot Writing is a great way to get students to write about an exact moment in time. It is an opportunity to laser focus on how our senses and emotions react to the world and events around us.
Using this tool students simply write what they see, hear, feel, smell, see and taste. This is a great task to aid students to create imagery within their writing.
It is always written from a first-person perspective and will force your students to think outside the box when describing any event or action in future.
We are giving you this free great planning tool that makes Snapshot Writing accessible to anyone. Download it here.
Snapshot writing is greatly enhanced when used alongside a visual prompt such as a photo or video.
It will enhance any writing session and give a great deal of confidence to reluctant writers.
If you are looking for a collection of amazing visual writing prompts and an editable version of the snapshot writing tool which can be found here.
Get your English students fascinated with writing through this engaging pack of visual writing prompts! ABSOLUTELY NO PREP REQUIRED, just download and start teaching in minutes.
☀️2020 UPDATE: Just added over 200 DIGITAL Visual Prompt graphic organizers for 1:1 / BYOD / Google Classroom Users. *PLUS* 120 printable visual writing tasks for the classroom or homework. We have upgraded both the digital and paper based content.
This versatile bundle of resources will open up your students’ imaginations as they learn about observing details, writing with precision, and using figurative language. Best of all, this pack contains one photo for every day of the school year. Instead of scouring the Internet for appropriate photos and spending hours every week building your own activities, you can finish your entire year’s writing preparation with a single click.
Here’s what you get:
✍ Over 370 breathtaking, high-resolution photos selected to inspire thought and creativity for a variety of writing tasks.
✍ 40 weekly Snapshot writing activities to ensure that students of any age and ability can respond to the images with direction and purpose.
✍ 200+ Digital Graphic Organizers with awesome visual writing prompts that can be used in Google Classroom, One Note or any digital student/teacher device.
✍ Free download of our Snapshot Writing Tool
✍ 40 Weekly Newspaper report writing prompts and activities using photos and graphic organizers.
✍ Instructions and techniques for pairing the visuals with Snapshot Writing Tool to get the most out of your students.
✍ Two formats: a PowerPoint presentation for large classes and a 416-page eBook for personal or small group use.
This download contains the following sections:
⭐ Weird and Wonderful
⭐ Moments of Terror
⭐ Epic Fails
⭐ Into the Wilderness
⭐ You Gotta See This
⭐ Animal Antics
⭐ What a Wonderful World
⭐ I See It But I Don’t Believe It (Digitally-altered images)
⭐ Warm and Fuzzy
⭐ A Different Time