WRITING RESOURCES Writing Sparks A series of inspirational writing challenges. Story Bird Provides free storytelling videos and resources for young people, parents and teachers. The site is especially designed to foster a love of reading. Scholastic Story Starters Spports reading for students in years 4−8 to develop the knowledge and skills required to meet the reading demands of all the curriculum areas. Once Upon a Picture Personalized reading comprehension exercises for K-12 (school aged students) and ESL.