Writing Teacher Resources
Persuasive, narrative, expository, creative. Lead your class through the writing process for a variety of genres.
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A River Runs Through It; Writing Assignment
While reading A River Runs Through It, have your high schoolers work on their final project, a multi-genre research paper. There are 10 clear steps for completion but not much additional help. For early high schoolers (or lower-level...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A News Story of Your Own: Sentence and Lexical Variety
Given the two-sentence skeleton of a news story about a car theft/joy ride, budding writers create their own version of the story varying diction and sentence structure to heighten interest and complexity in their writing. Resource...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
"How I Will Change the World": Extending Essays with Sources
Middle or high schoolers write an essay using a minimum of three sources. Use this plan to specifically addresses the topic, "How I Will Change the World", but the instructional strategies and procedures allow for a topic of your...
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Writing a Character Sketch
Combining descriptive and expository writing skills, middle schoolers create a character sketch about someone they know well. They use a graphic organizer to help them discuss a model character sketch and organize/write one of their own....
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Why use 50 words when 15 gets the same point across? Use an online interactive webpage to fine tune the writing skills of your middle schoolers. As they read 10 sentences, they eliminate as many words as possible while still retaining...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identify the Purpose of an Opinion Essay
How do you determine what you need to say about a subject in an essay? Young writers can oftentimes feel lost at the prospect of writing an essay and not have any idea where to begin. By illustrating the use of a SAP...
5 mins 5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Learn the Steps to Clear Essay Writing!
Introduce your young writers to the five-paragraph expository essay format with a four-page learning exercise that uses color codes to model for writers how to craft the essay. Although designed to prepare writers for the GED, the...
3 mins 7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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. ...
K English Language Arts