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Outlining and Organizing Made Easy
Outlining and organizing an essay are made easy with the help of Inspiration® graphic organizers. Specific directions and colorful graphics model for writers how to use the software to craft these key steps in the writing process. Adaptations and extensions are included.
7th - 12th Language Arts 62 Views 191 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Outlining and Organizing with Inspiration Software
Help your secondary writers organize ideas and notes into outlines for academic writing. Provides step-by-step instruction on how to transfer brainstormed ideas from maps and diagrams directly into outline format. A single class period in the computer lab could unblock a few writers, clarify thoughts for a first draft, and relieve the dread of "I don't know where to start.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration®: Outlining and Organizing Made Easy
The outlining process has moved into the 21st century! Although this prewriting lesson is valuable on its own, it's really designed to introduce learners to Inspiration® software. Screenshots offer a visual guide to creating an outline diagram, utilizing symbols, links, and text.
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 181 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Outlines and Organization: Sample Outline
Provide your essay writers with a sample essay outline. Richly detailed, this two-page handout not only describes the necessary parts of an outline, but also explains the purpose of each section. A model outline is also included.
9th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 137 Downloads
Outline Your Plot
Prepare for a wild ride on the plot roller coaster! Budding authors outline their novel plots through this set of visual and entertaining worksheets. They follow the story of Boris the Unicorn, which demonstrates the various stages of a typical fiction plot.
4th - 8th Language Arts 50 Views 266 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Inspire essay organization with this handout and exercise about outlining. Writers read through a brief outline model and then practice writing their own outline by completing a second model. Scholars not only complete the outline, they practice editing by changing some of what is already included to refine the argument.
9th - Higher Ed Language Arts 17 Views 206 Downloads
From Outline…to Essay!
Check out this great step-by-step guide to color coding an outline and help your class understand the direct relationship between an outline and an essay. While this is part of a series of lessons on persuasive writing, the resource can also be used as an effective stand-alone lesson.
6th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Outlines are Fun and Easy
Students goal is to achieve summarization. They read familiar words and decode words at their reading level. They summarize articles through the use of an outline in order ot improve reading comprehension. Students complete a basic outline.
4th - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 55 Downloads
Fourth graders investigate how outlining can aid in comprehending text. In this reading comprehension instructional activity, 4th graders outline an article they read in groups of two. Students take turns reading the article, identifying the main idea, color coding information, and retelling the information they learned.
4th Language Arts 7 Views 35 Downloads
In order to write an effective outline, children must be able to identify main ideas and supporting details, which is the aim of this fun and kinesthetic activity. The class works on the floor to organize sentence strips prepared by the teacher.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 110 Downloads
Outlining Main Ideas and Details
Begin at the end. Present your class with an expository essay and ask them to create an outline of the article, paying particular attention to the main ideas and the details supporting these ideas. After a discussion of what they have observed about the structure of the article, writers craft an outline for their own piece of writing.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 141 Downloads
Organizing Information into an Outline
Young scholars explore outlines. In this nonfiction comprehension and study skills lesson, students complete a traditional outline for the book Animal Homes by Ann O. Squire following guided instruction as the teacher models gathering information and taking notes for the first half of the book.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads