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1 min 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIn high school and college, most writing assignments go beyond simple questions such as "What is your favorite moment from childhood?" To help writers understand complex writing assignments, a short video from a larger series offers a...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSometimes writers must take a step backward to move forward in a more positive direction. A short video describes the process of reverse outlining to see whether a paper is well-organized and meets the goals of an assignment. It explains...
1 min 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNow what to do with all those notes! The color coding strategy outlined in a short video provides writers with an easy way to filter and organize the notes they took while researching. The video briefly models the process using a sample...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewComparing and contrasting goes beyond beyond obvious differences—it includes critical thinking skills, too! Through a short video, writers learn how to organize ideas within a compare/contrast paper. The video highlights different styles...
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.
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.
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.
Writing Prompts, Student Rubrics, and Sample Responses
7th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Borrowing Narrative Skills from Mr. Fletcher: Using a "Prompts in Reverse" Technique to Inspire Your Writers
3rd - 8th
Help your class find their writing voices with this lesson which uses the work of Ralph Fletcher to guide a "Prompt in Reverse" activity. Using the chapter "First Pen" from Fletcher's Marshfield Dreams, learners decipher what they...
Inspiration Lesson Plan: Persuasive Essay
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Get inspired! Your class explores how to use Inspiration Software to plan a persuasive essay.They use the computer program to create a concept map on a specific topic. This tool will help them learn how to include facts and well-stated...
Persuasive Practice: A Mt. Rushmore Addition
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Budding authors research a US President and persuade the National Park Service to add him to Mt. Rushmore. In addition to the persuasive essay, individuals are required to develop a visual presentation using a web-based software that...
Weaving Picture Books into Narrative Writing
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
Children's picture books are a great resource for identifying and modeling components of narrative writing. A fun and interactive instructional activity about elements of a story prompts your class to use descriptive language as...