Hello, teens! Hello, counselors and teachers! The Pongo Teen Writing Project is a volunteer, nonprofit program for teens who are on the streets, in jail, or in other ways leading difficult lives. We love to help young people express themselves through poetry, especially teens who have never written before. We believe that people who have led difficult lives have important things to say. And we want to share teen poetry and our teaching techniques with caring adults. This site is dedicated to our authors! (from the Pongo Teen Writing Project website)Like many of the websites referenced at this blog, Pongo has many resources online for teachers and students. Included among those is a list of writing activities. Check those out here.
Note: Excuse the large text from the Pongo site.