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The Bing, the Bang, And The Bongo-The Five-Paragraph Essay
Seventh graders discover an organization technique for the five-paragraph essay known as The Bing, the Bang, and the Bongo. They complete an essay template and will conclude by composing an original essay on a chosen topic.
7th Language Arts 30 Views 181 Downloads
Students consider the structure of folktales. In this writing skills lesson plan, students list the attributes of folktales that they read in class. Students then complete handouts based on the elements of the tales as well as types of tales prior to writing their own folktales.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 33 Downloads
Halloween Literature Unit: Creative Writing Project
Students practice their creative writing skills and build cooperative learning skills. In this creative writing project, students review parts of a story. Students reinforce the concept of sequencing and develop stronger writing skills. Students are presented with an illustration they describe and put in sequence as it relates to the topic of the book.
K Language Arts 9 Views 13 Downloads
Write with Writers
Write and work with authors on the Scholastic Website to promote the recognition of various genres. Young writers will participate in activities based on the type of writing such as biography, descriptive, folktales, mystery, news, and speech writing.
3rd - 7th Language Arts 18 Views 221 Downloads
Here is a comprehensive stereochemistry exam for advanced chemistry kids. In the 101 problems, there are short answer, multiple choice, and drawing questions. Topics include chiral and achiral molecules, enantiomers and diastereomers, asymmetric carbons, meso compounds, and more!
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Language Arts: Writing Through Reading
Improve writing skills using methods from Robert Gay's Writing Through Reading; Gay espouses reproducing the work of successful writers to build the ability to convey original ideas effectively. Young writers transcribe, paraphrase, and imitate various readings over extended periods.
6th - 9th Language Arts 29 Views 419 Downloads
Tech Integration Project Lesson Accelerator: Project Overview
Talk about technology in the classroom. This plan has all the resources needed to create a non-linear or branching story. Included is a step-by-step tutorial that walks middle schoolers through the project description, a model of a completed project, a project activity guide, and a rubric.
6th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 41 Downloads
Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today
A wonderful lesson on the immigrant contributions and America. Learners use an interactive whiteboard or computer to explore a web link entitled "Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today." They read first person narratives describing an immigration experience, compare each story, and engage in a class discussion.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 26 Views 126 Downloads
Putting Writing Skills to Work: Writing Business Letters of Request
Students practice the format and elements of business letters by writing a request letter. For this business letter lesson, 11th graders review conventions of letter writing and brainstorm about their potential audience. Students research information for their audience, draft their letters, participate in peer revision, and type their final draft of the business letter.
11th Social Studies & History 25 Views 113 Downloads
Stating Your Case: Writing Thesis Statements Effectively
As a writer, if you have a weak introductory paragraph or thesis statement, you might lose your audience! Have your middle and high schoolers practice writing introductory paragraphs that include clear thesis statements in response to document based questions.
6th - 12th Language Arts 66 Views 729 Downloads
At 32 slides, one would think this presentation on thesis statements is a bit too long, but it is the most important component of a well-written essay! Help your developing writers craft concise, interesting theses with this PowerPoint. Some common mistakes are introduced (using the first person, unclear language, stating a fact, etc.
7th - 12th Language Arts 54 Views 171 Downloads