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Matilda - The First Miracle
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAs the story unfolds, readers discover Matilda has a superpower. Take part in an activity that has learners talking about what superpower they would have, how they would use it, and how it could help others. Then, after reading the 14th...
The Memory Box: Descriptive Writing
4th - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
A great way to reinforce descriptive writing, this lesson serves as an exploration of adjectives and sensory words. First, pupils describe a family tradition using as many sensory details as they can. Then, they try to draw a scene from...
50 Month-by-Month Draw and Write Prompts
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewUse a set of 50 writing prompts all year long with topics including back to school, the 100th day of school, and everything in between. This must-have resource is sure to get young writers on their way to becoming experienced writers.
Rubrics for Assessing Student Writing, Listening, and Speaking Middle School
6th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
This is a fantastic collection of a wide variety of rubrics for writing, listening, and speaking! The resource contains over 14 rubrics for assessing such items as a summary, autobiographical sketch and narrative, speech, oral report,...
Writing Portfolio: An Autobiography Assignment
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
An extensive portfolio project encourages your kids to reflect on their personalities with multiple writing assignments. From activities on extended metaphors to writing about an important day in their lives, kids explore the way they...
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Young scholars use this...
Family Titles, Pronouns, Writing about a Person
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow is your grandmother related to you? How is your cousin related to your grandmother? Learn about family relationships and pronouns with an activity that guides pupils to write two short narratives about members of their families.
Writing About Informational Text: Music and the Brain
6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewEven if you've never picked up a musical instrument, chances are that music has directly impacted your mental and emotional development. Sixth graders engage in a reading activity in which they read two articles on the impact of music on...
Further Improvements of Writing Skills
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Improve writing skills by finding a personal writing style, using descriptive language effectively, and using precise language. Middle schoolers discuss individual style in writing and formal and informal language. They utilize figures...
Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 1: Argument Writing
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
As an introduction to argument writing, groups examine two argument essays, observing how the writers state their claims and organize and support their ideas. Individuals then craft an argument essay, taking a position on the question of...
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Poetry of Place
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Much of Robinson Jeffers' poetry is grounded in place. Read three poems with your class ("Carmel Point," "Bixby's Landing," and "Hands") and examine the locations described and language used in the poems. Pupils locate the locations on a...
Going Back in Time Using “George Washington’s Socks”
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
After reading Elvira Woodruff's George Washington's Socks, young readers and writers embark upon writing their own historically based story, with a focus on developing ideas and details throughout the piece. In small groups, class...
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