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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 24 Views 45 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
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 143 Views 1236 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 71 Views 201 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Writing a Myth
Tap into the imaginative minds of young learners with a creative writing activity. After reading the myth Giants and Mosquitoes, this student guide supports young writers as they brainstorm and develop their very own creation myths.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 17 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Narrative Writing Workshop
The writing process is made easier with the right tools! Although this instructional activity 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 13 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 30 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writing Process
The writing process can be daunting for many young learners. This presentation breaks it down into seven manageable steps, including examples that clearly model the process for young writers. Present this resource to your class in the fall and use it to guide student writing throughout the year.
4th - 6th Language Arts 51 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Critiquing and Polishing Our Explanatory Paragraphs
With their constitution paragraph drafts in hand, fourth graders work in pairs to critique and revise each other's writing. This process can be very challenging for young writers, but a praise-question-suggest protocol is outlined in the lesson that emphasizes giving kind, specific, and helpful feedback.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 20 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Gotta Go Back in Time
What better way to conclude a reading of George Washington's Socks than by writing original historical fiction narratives. After choosing interesting events from the past, young writers perform research to gather key facts to include in their stories.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 13 Views 13 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
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, they create a graphic title for the paragraph. A nice blending of technology with "old-fashioned" teaching.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 79 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: Persuasive Speeches and Essays
Persuasive writing is going digital! Designed to guide learners through the writing process using Inspiration Software, this persuasive speech and writing lesson quells public speaking jitters by ensuring learners truly are prepared. Starting with a pre-made template, show pupils how they can include all necessary components simply by filling in the sections.
6th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 57 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
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 88 Views 148 Downloads
Planning and Drafting Explanatory Paragraphs
"I love it when a plan comes together." Building on the previous lesson in this unit, young writers use their graphic organizers to create a draft of their constitution explanatory paragraphs. The teacher models this process for the class, demonstrating how ideas are transformed from an outline into an organized piece of writing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 96 Views 83 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 22 Views 22 Downloads