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Brainstorming to Write a Persuasive Essay on Demand
Equip your high school writers for the rigors of timed persuasive writing by employing the preparatory ideas available in this exercise. Learners use persuasive essays, provided by the educator, to acquire how to identify persuasive writing, and determine what side they would support in a given argument. They dissect the essays, and place their findings on the provided worksheet. Their responses include when and where each side used logos, pathos, and ethos, and how it contributed to persuasion; essential skills for today's writing curriculum.
Life in Focus
Tenth graders continue to develop their writing skills. They practice specific skills of composing focused, relevant statements and a persuasive essay and designing a graphic image that holistically represents a subject are developed in the lesson.
Writing Scholarship Application Essays
Eleventh graders practice writing college application essays. In this writing skills lesson, 11th graders complete the steps of the writing process as they write rubrics and essays that would be appropriate for the college application process.
Young scholars write on a variety of topics, maximize creative and expository writing skills, develop focused writing, organize ideas, incorporate detail in writing, and exhibit varied and precise word choice.
Teachers can involve their students in activities that expose them to a variety of essay styles.
Check My Writing
Use this resource as an evaluation tool, or have your class assess their own letter writing skills. They will use a checklist that they create during some interactive writing sessions as criteria for their self-evaluation. Teachers can use this assignment for evaluation purposes too.
Check My Writing:Original Lesson Plan
Pupils learn to check and evaluate their letter writing skills using a checklist created during interactive writing sessions. The lesson provides students with criteria for good letter writing and serves as an evaluation tool for teachers and pupils.
Students compete to achieve excellence in math facts, writing terms, problem solving, and writing skills on the computer. In this Computer Olympics lesson plan, students practice the skill of drill and practice in order to succeed and beat the other players.
Destination Outer Space
Fourth graders use effective writing skills, their imagination, and their knowledge of the nine planets as they create travel pamphlets of the solar system.
The Daily News
Students complete a news writing activity and improve their writing skills. In this news writing lesson, students write about an activity they experience each day of the week. Students use the articles to make a newspaper about their year.
Communicating with Mushers and Zuma: Letter Writing Skills
Learners write a friendly letter. For this communication lesson, students write letters to mushers. Learners complete a K-W-L chart, research the Iditarod and mushers, then write a friendly letter using the steps of the writing process. Resources are provided for actual addresses of mushers.
Are your learners working towards their GED? First they study the GED essay rubric, and then they read a sample essay as a group. After studying the basic elements, they write an essay of their own. After peer editing, they revise their writing.
Intro to Essay Writing for High Schoolers
Emerging writers observe and demonstrate the process of writing an essay. As a class, they read and discuss the writing steps, read a sample essay, and write an outline for a three-paragraph essay. Then they write a final version of their essay and present it to the class.
Intro to Essay Writing
Middle schoolers practice drafting an essay and learn the steps in order to process write. They compose an essay from beginning to end. Also they work on social skills throughout the instructional activity with the use of peer editing.
Young scholars outline their ideas for an essay. In this essay writing lesson plan, students write a list of ideas, then pick one to outline, and eventually write their essay.
The Outsiders: Essay Writing
For this essay writing worksheet, students are given several prompts to assist them in creating an outline for an essay on The Outsiders.
Persuasive Essay: Writing
In this persuasive essay writing instructional activity, students write a persuasive essay using the 6 tips listed at the top of the sheet. Students should also use a graphic organizer to plan their writing.
Putting Writing Skills To Work
Tenth graders reinforce their knowledge of the format and elements of business letters by writing a request letter. A review of effective letter writing is provided prior to an independent assignment. This helps with scaffolding the assignment for lower level students.
Writing Skills: Fables
Use fables as a fun way for English Language Learners to gain confidence and fluency in their reading and speaking skills. After reading a fable in class, they retell their story to a group of their peers. When this jigsaw activity is complete and everyone has heard each fable at least once, small groups work together to match up each fable to its moral. The storytelling nature of fables should make them fun and natural to retell.
Writing Skills: Statistical Report
A simple text analysis lesson plan, language learners transfer, order, and group information so that it is presentable. No apparent link to the five required worksheets.