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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 68 Views 198 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 71 Views 279 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 8 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 22 Views 188 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 27 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Brainstorming can be more than simply writing down a few ideas. Using the Inspiration Software program, learners visualize the process and learn about linking ideas to form logical relationships. Even without the program, there is still plenty to use here.
6th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 148 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Visual Study Guides
Give your learners the opportunity to create visual study guides! Using the Inspiration software, show your class the diagram view and images that can be attached. After creating a study guide, students make an outline to organize the information.
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Dreaded Outline
As the sixth lesson in a persuasive writing series on how to make proper arguments, particularly in a court of law, here your learners will be guided through the process of taking an idea web and constructing it into an organized outline. The worksheets also offer brief and effective explanations of the purpose of an introduction and conclusion.
6th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 8 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 35 Views 140 Downloads
Social Studies: Essay Outline
Here is a resource intended for a social studies class, but great no matter the subject. It's a complete outline for an essay. It includes space to write ideas related to the thesis, supporting details, transition sentences and words, and concluding statements.
7th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 137 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Measuring with Our Foot: Lesson 2 of 7
Mini mathematicians measure the same distances as in a previous instructional activity using an outline cutout of their foot. This enables pupils to practice using nonstandard units and to compare the measurement totals using their feet and the teacher's foot.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 30 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Outlining Main Ideas and Details
Practice outlining and evaluating expository writing in this lesson. After discussing main ideas and seeing examples, young writers go through a sample outline and discuss the way to properly format a piece of writing. They then create their own outline of a magazine article, and compare their work to the work of their peers.
5th - 7th Language Arts 81 Views 920 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young researchers can become paralyzed by the amount of information they find and its lack of organization. Help them outline using Inspiration, which is available on a free 30-day trial basis (link included). The lesson outlines the mind mapping tool functions, complete with visuals and strategies.
5th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Designed
WWII Position Paper
There are some historical events that may warrant greater reflection and more in-depth analysis, and the decision to intern Japanese-Americans in the United States during World War II, as well as to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, are two such examples.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download 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 207 Downloads
Developing an Outline
A lot of writers don't like creating an outline before writing the first draft of their paper. Introduce them to what an effective and organized outline looks like with this presentation. Designed for higher education, you could easily adapt this for your middle and high school classrooms.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 24 Downloads
Literature biography project
Build upon your learners' skills in research, note-taking, outlining, and expository writing, while providing them an opportunity for independent learning as they complete a literature biography project. The activity is broken down into six easy steps, from making their choice on what author to research, to the writing of the bibliography.
6th - 8th Language Arts 72 Views 102 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Did Jazz Music During the 1920’s Reflect a Change of Culture for America?
Music and culture are intimately linked. Ask your learners to find connections between jazz and the culture of the 1920s though a jigsaw activity and writing assignment. All pupils read one of three articles and get together in mixed groups to create posters that represent the similarities and differences between the articles.
6th - 8th Language Arts 146 Views 178 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Speeches and Essays: From Organization to Presentation
Use Inspiration software to develop a persuasive essay. After prewriting and completing preliminary research, young learners use the Outline View and Presentation Manager tools to organize work. If you do not have Inspiration software, a thirty-day trial can be downloaded.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Outline a Persuasive Letter
As a follow-up to the video "Brainstorm and Plan Arguments in Response to a Prompt," this video models how change the brainstorming materials into a persuasive letter outline. The detailed approach outlined in the two videos could easily be used with any text.
9 mins 7th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed