Here within is your recipe box of instant writing lessons! These 176 activity cards are designed with the appeal and temptation of a recipe; each photocopiable, two-color card presents the ingredients to a sensational writing activity; simply hand them out and let the pencils scroll! The tasks involve the use of whole language in individual, pair, and small group work. A sampling of the “recipes:” Writing a Story About this Photo, Response Writing—The Daily Paper, Finish the Story, Reflective Writing—Memories, Writing Stories—Superstitions, and Help! The Advice Column.