Types of Writing Teacher Resources
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Borrowing Narrative Skills from Mr. Fletcher
Use narrative writing techniques to understand idea development and voice. The class reads Marshfield Dreams by Ralph Fletcher, and then practices authentic writing for standardized tests by writing a personal narrative.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 62 Views 515 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Writing a Persuasive Essay
Class members examine two persuasive essays on the same topic but with opposing arguments. After identifying the introduction, thesis, support, rebuttal, and conclusion of these models, individuals select a controversial topic and craft a persuasive essay presenting their stance on this topic.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 46 Views 112 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 7 Views 5 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 17 Views 134 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
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 4 Views 16 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 19 Views 469 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
The Common Core Literacy Standards - Grade 3 Posters
Brighten your third grade classroom with this series of colorful Common Core displays. Including all of the English Language Arts standards and substandards, each with supporting illustrations and examples, this resource provides clear learning objectives for children to work towards.
3rd Language Arts 97 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fall-5 The Scientific Method Midterm Progress - Biology Teaching Thesis
Students use the scientific method explicitly and independently to solve a problem/answer a question. They are able to write complete and comprehensive lab protocol that helps answer a question and use appropriate grammar and writing technique in writing their lab protocol.
6th - 12th Science 39 Views 144 Downloads
Author Trading Cards
Research information about a chosen author. The author study becomes a trading card which includes a picture, facts, major works, and awards the author has received. They design and publish their trading cards using desktop publishing software.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Identifying Parallel Structure in Sentences
Examine parallelism in sentence structure. Ninth graders review Lincoln's Gettysburg Address to find examples of parallelism, and look at the Declaration of Independence for the same. They compose an original piece of writing in which they highlight their use of parallelism by using a different colors for the text.
9th - 10th Language Arts 15 Views 71 Downloads
Harmony and Expression in Writing Form
How do you write an interesting beginning, middle, and end of a story? With this instructional activity, young writers look to other stories as examples. Then, they use some of the attached graphic organizers to help them create their own story.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Creating an Environment where Writing is the Bridge to English Mastery
This language learning activity 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 17 Views 107 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 4 Views 444 Downloads