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19 resources with the concept expressive writing

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Persuasive Writing Prompts

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Are student-athletes under too much pressure to perform? How should countries respond to acts of domestic terrorism? Should video games be regulated? Never again will you need to worry about coming up with engaging prompts or lessons for...
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Love Poems

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Language learners write down the words to a song as they listen to it. They then work in groups to write a love poem using the words and phrases they wrote from the song. As a culminating activity, scholars read their poems to the class.
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Puppet Show

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
It's a play, it's a story, it's a puppet show! A lively resource provides academics with a creative outlet to express their views on diversity and social justice. Scholars are responsible for writing, creating, and performing a puppet...
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Poetry and Storytelling Café

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Academics take turns as actors in an engaging poetry cafe. Elementary learners work in small groups to create original poems or stories addressing community issues and read their work in front of a live audience. Scholars also reflect...
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How to Make Your Writing Suspenseful

For Students 6th - 12th
Viewers get some tips on how to create suspense in their writing from a short video that draws on examples from Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, and even Oedipus Rex.  Remember: It's not what happens but what...
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Writing Prompts, Student Rubrics, and Sample Responses

For Students 7th Standards
Whether you are teaching mainstream, advanced, or intervention language arts classes, you will find something helpful in a thorough writing packet. It includes prompts, rubrics, responses, helpful hints, graphic organizers, and many...
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End-of-Year Portfolio Guidelines

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go beyond a traditional end-of-the-year survey and have your middle school pupils compile a portfolio of work illustrating their progression as a writer. 
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The Best Thing I Do

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Youngsters will boost self-confidence and practice narrative writing by describing one of the best things they do, whether it be a special talent, extracurricular activity, or a unique personality trait.
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My Favorite Activity

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
What is your favorite thing to do on a Saturday afternoon? You can look forward to a nice variety of descriptions from your youngsters regarding this classic writing prompt.
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My Favorite Food

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Everyone has a mouth watering, delectable delicacy that they can talk or write about. Pupils will use this writing prompt worksheet to not only detail their favorite food in writing, but also illustrate what they are describing with a...
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My Favorite Book

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
A simple question can spark such a range of responses and creative thought. Use this writing prompt to get your youngsters talking about the thrills and adventures of reading, as they detail their favorite books, what they are about, and...
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Improving Your Writing

For Students 7th - 8th
As a writer, how can you show your audience a certain character is showing a certain emotion? Use this activity to practice giving detailed descriptions of your characters and their feelings. Writers complete a chart that lists seven...
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DESCRIPTIVE WRITING

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars produce written products that describe a place, a feeling, a person, or an event. Expressive writing requires students to use detail as they write about personal experiences or created experiences.
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Reading Fiction: Sentences

For Students 7th - 8th
In this reading fiction-sentences worksheet, students read two selections from Dickens and Joyce, analyzing the pace and underlining words that create the effect that the author wants.
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Drafting and Revising Essays

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners draft and revise essays. They share their essays with their partner. Based on the feedback they receive, they revise their essays for clarity, purpose, and tone. They proofread their essays, fixing errors in spelling, grammar,...
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Writing From Experience (Grades 7-12)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students brainstorm in preparation for writing an expressive essay. They review their responses to 'Writing from Experience' and write notes and brainstorm other ideas or details for their essays. They take turns illustrating their life...
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Writing First Drafts (Grades 3-6)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine, experience and practice strategies that assist students in writing an expressive essay. They outline and then write a first draft of an essay to be edited and proofed and then corrected. Each student adds a visual prop...
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Outlining Essays (Grades 3-6)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students brainstorm story idea in preparation of writing an expressive essay. They study how to outline essays to assist them in writing an expressive essay. Each students conclusion should summarize their main idea and restate their...
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Writing Thank-You Notes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students write thank-you notes using the writing process. They draft, revise, edit, and publish their thank-you notes and use a computer to view examples of thank-you notes and insert graphics into their own published thank-you notes.