Types of Writing Teacher Resources
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Reviewing Proper Writing Techniques
Students use proper writing techniques to write an effective description of the best or worst meal they have ever eaten. In this proper writing techniques lesson, students review the parts of a composition and discuss was to elaborate. Students then identify examples of padded sentences and revise before checking for variation in sentence structure.
8th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Big Bang Bongo
Students discover the method to creating a 5 paragraph essay. In this language arts lesson, students practice their writing techniques by explaining what their summer was like in a multi-paragraph essay. Students discover how to use a word processing program properly.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Story of Us: Mud Woman Rolls On
Young writers will literally step into art and creative writing as they become the figures featured in the sculpture Mud Woman Rolls On. Begin by showing your class a picture of the sculpture and having a discussion about its most critical features.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 4 Downloads
Varied Beginnings: Research Process / Narrative Writing Techniques
What's the best way to start a story? Learners write a memoir using effective openings. They research the process and work through a list of hooks to use in their writing. They use at least two hooks to begin their personal memoir. A great way to convey narrative writing techniques.
5th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 128 Downloads
Writing to Persuade
Students discover effective writing techniques to create persuasive essays. In this writing lesson, students investigate ways to express facts and points of view through persuasive essays. Finally, the students write their own persuasive essay.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 103 Downloads
The End: Special Lesson Plan
Setting the stage, creating characters, and establishing a suspenseful storyline can be a tricky task. Young authors read the story The End as a model of good and organized writing. They analyze the writer's techniques and employ them in their own creative work.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Characterizations: Indirect and Direct
Connect literature to narrative writing by researching descriptive writing techniques. Elementary and middle schoolers identify the importance of a narrator and voice in the storytelling process. They read writing samples and identify the techniques used to introduce and describe the characters in the story.
4th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 101 Downloads
Six Traits of Writing
Middle schoolers identify writing techniques in example stories with this story structure lesson. After reading the book The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, they find the differences between it and the original version.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 463 Downloads
The Chief Inspector: Advanced Lesson Plan
A good author can craft a plot full of twists and unexpected turns. Your class will read a twist-filled short story, analyze the writing technique and word choice employed by the author, and then attempt to write a mystery of their own. Creating a complex plot taking thought, time, and good planning.
7th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 22 Downloads
Harmony and Expression in Writing Form
How do you write an interesting beginning, middle, and end of a story? With this lesson, young writers look to other stories as examples. Then, they use some of the attached graphic organizers to help them create their own story. Note: Some graphic organizers might be too complicated; ensure that they are well explained and modeled for all writers.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
Techniques for Speech Delivery
Students write and deliver a short persuasive speech using the POAM method. They also incorporate one of the three persuasive appeals into a written speech. Students apply what they have learned about persuasion and speech presentation to create their own speeches.
10th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 27 Downloads
Creating an Environment where Writing is the Bridge to English Mastery
This language learning lesson presents several different reading and writing techniques to expand your learner's English knowledge. Young writers complete mini writing lessons while developing comfort in a writing environment. Included are links to great resources designed especially for English Language Learners.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 105 Downloads
Sixth graders explore language arts by writing expressive sentences. For this figurative language lesson, 6th graders identify the different figurative writing techniques such as oxymoron, metaphors and idioms. Students read the story The Phantom Tollbooth and identify the figurative techniques used in it.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 21 Views 19 Downloads
Writing Example Paragraphs
Sixth graders explore language arts by writing basic paragraphs. In this writing techniques lesson, 6th graders define an "example" paragraph and discuss techniques to prove a point in one paragraph. Students practice writing their own "example" paragraphs based on specific topics and share their writing with classmates while receiving notes.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Using Details from Text to Identify Author's Purpose
Explore writing techniques by analyzing newspapers and magazines with middle schoolers. They will collaborate in small groups to read local news stories and identify the main ideas and author's intent. They also utilize an information chart with three sections labeled persuade, inform, and entertain which helps learners identify journalistic techniques.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 442 Downloads
Writing: Planning and Organizing
Twelfth graders examine the five step prewriting process used before writing essays. They select a common topic and determine the purpose,and audience for the essay. They list examples in daily life where planning and organizing are helpful.
12th Language Arts 9 Views 26 Downloads
Subjects and Predicates
Sixth graders explore writing techniques by reviewing sample sentences. In this writing subject lesson plan, 6th graders examine a list of sentences in which they identify both the subject and predicate. Students complete a subject and predicate homework assignment to be corrected in class the following day.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 129 Downloads