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Write Sub Points for a Thesis Statement
Having evidence to support a claim is something that we consistently emphasize to young writers. Begin that discussion with your class by presenting this video, which illustrates how to generate sub points for a thesis statement, as well...
4 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Language Arts: Writing Skills Development
Students improve writing skills by expanding their self-perceptions. Next, they develop idea lists for writing topics. Their ideas become the basis for a class newspaper. following the creation of a group composition, students write...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Essay Exams: Common Question Types
Novice writers often struggle to determine what style of essay to write when given a prompt. This worksheet helps to identify an appropriate form based on the language of the question. For example, key words like prove or justify...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Everyday People, Everyday Things
Who are the great artists of the past? Middle and high schoolers conduct research on an artist, living or deceased, and write a brief essay summarizing their life and work. The reproducibles mentioned in the summary and materials section...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
American Dream Unit - Lesson 4: Hey Ma, What's the American Dream?
What do you think the American Dream might be? After watching a Barbara Walters interview, class members work together to generate good interview questions. Armed with this list of questions, young journalists interview someone in their...
5th English Language Arts
Compare and Contrast Essay Checklist
Are you looking for a basic compare and contrast rubric for your learners to use as they peer edit? This one is great for peer editing; reviewers simply check yes or no for each of the listed criteria. Then, at the bottom, they can...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
How to Write the Thesis Statement
A thesis statement is one of the most important aspects in a paper; make sure your class can create solid, concise statements for each of their large essays, particularly analytical essays. This presentation is extremely thorough, and it...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
Writing a Thesis for Comparison Essays
What is a thesis, and why is it important to a piece of writing? After defining the term thesis to your emerging writers, explain how one writes this kind of statement. Although examples are given comparing Bilbo Baggins with Odysseus,...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Moving to the Five Paragraph Narrative Essay
Your class just completed a graphic organizer as a prewriting strategy, but how do they take what they've recorded on their sheet and turn it into a five-paragraph essay? Help your novice writers with this 23-slide PowerPoint. An example...
4th - 5th English Language Arts