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Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
As an assessment of their skill in crafting a compare and contrast essay, class members read and compare the portrayals of nature in excerpts from naturalist John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra and from poet Emily Dickinson's "The...
Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative writing, and connects to various novels and subjects across the middle school curriculum.
Writing: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Whether or not your school has adopted the Common Core standards, your juniors and seniors will find much to like in this collection of argumentative, informative, and narrative writing resources designed specifically for the Common Core. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards addressed by the resource.
W.7.1 Persuasive Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
From crafting the perfect thesis statement to submitting a concluding call to action, seventh graders can transform bland position papers into inspiring argumentative essays. A collection of materials designed for the Common Core standards for argumentative and persuasive writing is sure to strengthen your middle schoolers' essays.
W.9-10.2 Expository Writing: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th
Expository writing aims to explain, describe, define, instruct and/or inform. Here are some resources that will inspire your writers, encourage them to think critically, and help them formulate their own ideas. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards addressed.
Writing: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th
Resources designed to address argumentative, information, and narrative writing Common Core standards can be found in this collection. Materials that address writing production, distribution, and research are also included. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards addressed by the resource.
W.11-12.2 Expository Writing: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
The common core standard W.11-12.2 is the focus of a collection that includes lesson plans, unit plans, worksheets, and webpages designed to help your writers craft informative/explanatory essays that clearly and accurately express their ideas.
New Year’s Resolution Classroom Activity
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Create a sense of accountability among scholars with a lesson that focuses on making and keeping New Year's resolutions. Writers compose a five paragraph essay focused on three resolutions—promises to self improvement, to their family,...
W.8.1 - Persuasive Writing: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
Trying to address grade eight's English language arts Common Core writing standard W.8.1—argumentative writing? Browse this collection for lesson plans that will have students writing persuasive essays on a variety of topics, as well as videos and examples that show how they can make their writing more effective.
Problem and Solution: By Jove, I Think You've Got It
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Through grand conversation, help scholars identify issues that harm the Earth and find solutions on how to solve them. After voting—on what your class deems the most important problem—stretch writing muscles with a problem-solution essay...
Smart Solutions: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)
3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Smart Solutions is the theme of unit comprised of activities designed to challenge minds and stretch writing muscles. Enthusiastic writers create their own comic strip, write a problem-solution essay, an opinion letter, a funny story, a...
Unit 2: Analyzing Structure and Communicating Theme in Literature
Accompany your classroom's reading of Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis with a 17-lesson unit designed to spark critical thinking, dialogue, and stretch writing muscles. The EngageNY collection goes beyond pupils' reading comprehension to identify the rules Bud lived by and how he was successful or unsuccessful at following them. Scholars then take a step further by comparing their reading to the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling. To conclude the series, class members work through the writing process to complete an evidence-based essay examining one of Bud's life rules.
Selecting Evidence to Logically Support Claims
6th CCSS: Designed
It's time to make a rule sandwich! After exploring the writing assignment's rubric and analyzing a model essay, learners are guided through the prewriting phase using the sandwich technique. Pupils create their own sandwich addressing...
Qualities of a Strong Literary Argument Essay
6th CCSS: Designed
One lesson, two essays, and one central theme: qualities of an argument essay. Here, scholars first describe qualities of an argument essay regarding Bud's rules to live by from the novel, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis. Then,...
EngageNY Grade 12 ELA: Module 1, Unit 3
This seven-lesson unit, the third in a three-unit narrative writing module, uses The Autobiography of Malcolm X and Leslie Marmon Silko's "Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit" as models writers may use as they craft their narrative response to a college essay prompt.
Kindergarten Writing Rubrics
Here is a set of three kindergarten writing rubrics designed to meet the Common Core writing standards for opinion, informative, and narrative writing pieces. They each include four levels of performance—beginning, developing, proficient, and exemplary—while also addressing Common Core language standards. The rubrics come in both PDF form and a document version for easy editing.