Writing Teacher Resources

Resources for Writing Teachers

Welcome to the writing teacher resource page! Whether you teach elementary, secondary, or post-secondary students, you can adapt the materials here to suit your needs. Visit my blog for new writing resources.

Free Download: Six 6-sided Dice Games for Writers

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Conference Recap

Last week, we had an amazing time at the ACTS teacher convention. We discussed how to make writing more fun and how to assign more writing while avoiding burnout. I’ve written up the notes for you in case you missed a session or wanted to reference the concepts in the future

Session 1: Five ways to make writing more fun

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Session 2: Assign more writing, grade less, and keep your students from trashing your feedback

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Book Thomas for a workshop

Book me to speak to your class or do a workshop for teachers at your school or homeschool community. Call 816-590-1353.

Picture of Thomas Crank smiling in front of a blue house. He is wearing a purple polo and glasses.

Other Resources for Writing teachers


Picture of YouTube video screen with Thomas in a purple shirt teaching.

Writing Prompts

Writing Games

On the road to adventure


Infographic picture of how to show instead of tell. Don't write ship if it's called a panamax freighter. There's a simple picture of a wooden boat and a detailed picture of a freighter.