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Reporting from Multiple Sources-The Role of Dogs in Three Societies
Young scholars synthesize information from various resources. In this expository essay writing lesson plan, students view three video segments and take notes. Young scholars analyze notes in peer groups and write an expository essay.
5th - 8th Science 6 Views 21 Downloads
Essay Elements Review
Ninth graders write a response to "What is an essay?" They share their answers with the class. The teacher goes through the general process of writing an essay. They review essay writing terms and techniques. Students read a source article on UNICEF's involvement in the water contamination problem in Bangladesh and write a persuasive essay to argue a position on a related question.
9th Language Arts 17 Views 73 Downloads
Improving Students' Writing Skills
Are your writers making the same mistakes over and over again? Instead of editing their papers, consider encouraging learners to use this sheet to classify their errors. This helps them identify and address common problem areas they have. For struggling learners, consider marking each line in their paper that contains an error.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 13 Downloads
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 plan.
10th Language Arts 8 Views 18 Downloads
Cause / Effect Essay Writing: Posing a scenario
Students examine the structure of cause and effect essays before composing their own. In this writing lesson, students explore 'what if' statements, possible 'effects' and the result of their choice. After examination is complete, students compose their own cause and effect essays.
8th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 27 Downloads
Write On! Express and Enjoy Yourself
Students discover how writers put their feelings into language. They identify words of emotion and imagery and see their experience as an important base for language use and writing skills. They use colorful words when describing a character sketch.
6th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 42 Downloads
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.
K Language Arts 13 Views 49 Downloads
Check My Writing:Original Lesson Plan
Young scholars 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 young scholars.
K - 2nd Language Arts 18 Views 62 Downloads
"Leap, plashless": Emily Dickinson & Poetic Imagination
Young scholars examine different poems from Emily Dickinson. They practice listening for meter in the poems and make connections between the texts. They also practice their own creative writing skills.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 15 Downloads
Ice Cream Cone Writing Skill Cards
In this tracing dotted lines worksheet, students use their fingers or a writing tool to trace vertical and horizontal lines, peaks and valleys, circles, humps and upside down humps, and straight up, down, and across figures to practice pre-writing skills.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Communicating with Mushers and Zuma: Letter Writing Skills
Students write a friendly letter. In this communication lesson, students write letters to mushers. Students 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.
1st - 6th Language Arts 15 Views 67 Downloads
How to Research and Write an Essay
Research and write a 500-word essay. Pupils research a topic and write an essay based on their research. They use the given directions and examples to help them research, organize, format, and write their essay. There's a short chart included that highlights signs of a good website and signs of a bad website.
10th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 149 Downloads
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.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 24 Views 331 Downloads