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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 74 Views 281 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 77 Views 203 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 9 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
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 18 Views 149 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 19 Views 41 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 28 Views 27 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 14 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 34 Views 138 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 plan outlines the mind mapping tool functions, complete with visuals and strategies.
5th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 170 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
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
Visual Study Guides: Inspiration Software
Visual aids can improve comprehension and retention, and help to connect and organize ideas and concepts. In this single-session training, your class learns to use Inspiration Software's study guide creation capability to organize information around central themes and to visually represent complex literary or informational texts.
7th - 11th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writing Process Made Easier
The writing process meets the 21st century in this lesson plan centered around the Inspiration Software program. If you don't have the Inspiration program, the steps outlined here are still quite helpful in breaking down and scaffolding writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
How to: Outline for a Five-Paragraph Essay
Following a brief introduction to the two types of outlines (sentence and topic), a generic example of an outline for a five-paragraph essay demonstrates proper form and delineates desirable content. Use as a handout to guide preparation for an expository writing assignment.
5th - 9th Language Arts 22 Views 242 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 12 Views 112 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 15 Views 141 Downloads
Persuasive Writing Outline
Writers can fill out this handy outline template to plan a persuasive essay. It has spaces to map out an effective introduction, three arguments (with supporting details), a counter argument for anticipating objections, and a conclusion. Clean enough to copy and use right away.
7th - 11th Language Arts 32 Views 665 Downloads