Improve students' writing skills and boost their assessment scores while adding arts education, creativity, and fun to the writing curriculum. With this vibrant resource, students learn how to use acting and visualization as prewriting activities to help them connect writing prompts to their own lives, resulting in lively, personalized responses. Easy-to-use checklists guide students to include specific elements in their writing and to demonstrate skills that are assessed on standardized tests. "See It, Be It, Write It "is for anyone charged with preparing students for state-mandated standardized tests. Specific content is included for teachers working with English language learners (ELL), gifted and talented, and special needs students. Dozens of complete sample writing prompts are also included, so teachers can get started right away. A CD-ROM includes all reproducibles, customizable and printable.