Practice Writing – One Word

Practice Writing – One Word

If you have students in your classroom who enjoys writing activities or high achievers for whom you are looking for ideas, here comes a cool tool: OneWord

The web tool gives you a word and only sixty second to write a story about that word. When you are done, you can post your text and read what others have written.

It’s a simple, quick and a challenging tool for students. We can give our students a word wth sixty seconds and ask them write about it in class but when it is online, it is sure to be more motivating for kids. Try the challenge today with the word “Boom”.

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Özge Karaoglu is an English teacher and educational consultant in teaching young learners and teaching with web-based technologies. She is the author of Minigon ELT book series, which aims to teach English to young learners through stories. Read more of her ideas about teaching English through technology and Web-based tools at