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Inspiration: The Writing Process
The writing process has never been easier with this digital approach. Although designed to describe Inspiration software, this instructional activity's visuals offer excellent ideas even if you don't have the program. Learners use pre-made templates designed specifically for the type of paper they are assigned, and move through each step of the writing process from drafting to publishing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 22 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writing Process Made Easier
The writing process meets the 21st century in this lesson 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 13 Views 34 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introduction to Writing Traits and Writing Strategies
Intended for an audience of teachers, this presentation lays out the six traits of writing, the writing process, and the teaching process for traits and strategies. If you are trying to understand the writing process more fully, you might consider looking over this resource.
4th - 9th Language Arts 82 Views 143 Downloads
The Writing Process: Brainstorming
Students examine the writing process and specifically the brainstorming step of the process. They read and discuss writing samples from a website, complete a webbing activity, and develop a brainstorming web using Kidspiration software.
K - 2nd Language Arts 26 Views 65 Downloads
Explore fantasy as a genre. After working in small groups to identify literary elements in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, class members share their work and then use the presentations to help them prepare to write their own fantasy stories.
4th - 6th Language Arts 21 Views 22 Downloads
Informational Writing: Lesson 2 of 5
Introduce expository writing to your elementary learners. Young authors write a three-paragraph informational paper using the steps of the writing process. They follow guided lessons to experience each of five steps. Included are tons of links and related information.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 109 Views 1206 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 62 Views 191 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Narrative Writing Workshop
The writing process is made easier with the right tools! Although this lesson plan is a guide through Inspiration Software, the visuals and detailed steps are useful on their own. Visual diagrams are the strategy here; learners use pre-made templates with visuals, hyperlinks, and text to help them organize thoughts and develop ideas.
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Picture the Process
Students read Chasing Vermeer and relate the book to the author . In this writing process lesson, students view Blue's Photo Album and see how the author writes and revises her work. Students discuss the process that all good writers follow.
2nd - 7th Language Arts 14 Views 57 Downloads
Our Dinopals with WordArt
Elementary schoolers use the writing process steps to write a descriptive paragraph about a fictional dinosaur. Using a tech tool lesson plan, they create a graphic title for the paragraph. A nice blending of technology with "old-fashioned" teaching.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Working on revision? Check out this resource on Common Core standard W.9-10.5, which focuses in particular on the writing process. After reading some information about the specifics of the standard and how to implement it in the classroom, look over an example assignment and a quiz you can assign to your class to reinforce the ideas built into the standard.
9th - 10th Language Arts 14 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Activity: Harris Burdick Stories
Fourth graders read Chris Van Allsburg's, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, before using the pictures in the book as prompt for their original writing. They research the Internet for information about the writing process. They use proper spelling and punctuation in their stories which have a distinct beginning, middle and end.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
The Writing Process Made Easier
Break up the process of writing into manageable parts with Inspiration Software. Steps such as prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing do not require the software, but tools such as the Outline View make writing easier. If you do not already have the software, you can download a free thirty-day trial.
6th - 12th Language Arts 21 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How to Write a Descriptive Essay
Fourth graders write a descriptive essay about their class field trip. They observe a teacher demonstration of the writing process, write and peer edit their essays, and prepare a slideshow presentation using text from their field trip description.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Middle schoolers are introduced to a writing process that includes the steps: prewrite, rough draft, editing and revising,final copy, presentation, and assessment. They view a video, watch a teacher demonstration and write original material.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Publishing Autobiographies 2
Eighth graders identify the 5th step of the writing process and apply the process to student autobiographies. While in the computer lab, they continue to type their autobiographies, and create covers for their autobiographies.
8th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 2 Downloads
Help! I Need Some Editing
Students work with the writing process to edit stories. In this editing lesson, students participate in a demonstration of how to add interesting words to a sentence. They add adverbs and adjectives to a story that they are writing to increase interest and readability.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 57 Downloads