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Writing Process

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use this presentation to aid young writers as they move through any writing assignment. The slides, which detail each step of the writing process, could easily be used over a series of class periods. Most slides ask leading questions and...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
From planning and drafting to revising and publishing, consistently remind your young writers of the major steps of the writing process with this attractive printable!
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Introduction to Writing Traits and Writing Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 9th
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...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Lead your learners through the different stages of the writing process. Show them this presentation as they work through a writing assignment, breaking it up over several days of work. You might also post this on a class website as a...
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Writing Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young writers complete a unit of activities to learn and use writing strategies. They will complete 8 activities to prewrite, use descriptive words, asking and telling sentences, and correct spelling within their writing. Then they watch...
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How Writing Strategies Create a Character: Parrot in the Oven

For Students 7th - 12th
Identifying specific writing strategies while reading fiction helps to increase understanding of character development. This handout provides a template on which readers can record examples of figurative language and explain how it...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Introduce young writers to the writing process. Activities model the steps in the writing process (prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, polishing). A logic tree template is also included. 
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Writing Process: Revise, Main Ideas

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Reinforce topic and main idea with this writing process practice learning exercise. After reading a model, young writers read 3 sets of sentences and eliminate 1 sentence in each set that does not support the main idea. As a final...
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Writing Process: Edit, Apostrophe

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Teach youngsters about the apostrophe with this writing process practice activity. Learners read five sentences and add in apostrophes to indicate ownership, writing the correctly punctuated words on the lines below each sentence. This...
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Stages of the Writing Process

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The steps of the writing process are outlined in these few slides. The definitions are accurate, but not much direction is given for writing. Each slide is in all caps, making it slightly difficult to read. Use this as a review right...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 5th
What are the five steps of the writing process? This short PowerPoint presentation identifies the five steps and gives a quick definition of each. Use this if you want to introduce your learners to the terms and their definitions. 
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Intro To The Writing Process Lesson

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, while practicing their writing skills, identify the different steps of the writing process. In conjunction, they discuss music artists in relation to the writing process.
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Writing a Myth

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
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....
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA Module 3, Unit 3: Synthesizing Research and Argument Through the Writing Process

For Teachers 10th Standards
Using Rebecca Skloot's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks as an anchor text, writers use the information they researched in the last unit to craft an argument essay in which they make a claim as to whether or not they believe it is...
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The Writing Process Continues

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Middle schoolers write a nonfiction animal book. They research an animal to write about and use the templates provided to gather all sorts of information on their animal. Consider making a model book so your class has an idea of what it...
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Revise and Explain Evidence

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Let's get to the point. The final lesson in this persuasive writing series helps learners revise their essays by clarifying how supporting details prove their theses. This activity would best be completed in pairs, allowing peer feedback...
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Writing Process: Edit

For Students 1st - 3rd
Teach comparative and superlative adjectives with this writing process practice worksheet. Young writers read five sentences and correct each one. In order to correct each sentence, learners must change the adjective to either a...
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Understanding Fantasy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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Writing Process: Revise, Adjectives

For Students 1st - 2nd
Break down adjectives with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading a model, young writers pick 1 adjective from a word bank to add to each of 4 sentences in order to improve each sentence. As a final activity, pupils...
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Writing Process: Revise, Topic

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Clarify paragraph focus with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading a model, elementary schoolers read 4 sentences and create a paragraph by choosing the three sentences that belong together. This resource also includes a...
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Writing Process: Revise, Description

For Students 1st - 2nd
Examine descriptive writing with this writing process practice worksheet. After reading an example, young scholars choose an adjective from the word bank to complete each of 4 sentences. As a final activity, writers compose their own...
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Complete the Writing Process/“Publish” Final Drafts/Evaluation

For Teachers 8th - 12th
High schoolers complete the writing process. They present final drafts of essays that include thesis statements, appropriate paragraphing, elaboration, and style. They participate in a peer editing activity that requires them to use...
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Lesson Six: The Writing Process

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice using the writing process. In this writing process lesson, 3rd graders read research articles from a search engine and complete a research template. They use the main ideas and key information to complete the...