A Snapshot in Time
Students read a book that tells a story about something that happened in the past and that uses the past tense throughout. They write their own story in the past tense of something that has happened in their lives.
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Teaching the Short Story - Teacher's Packet
Get your writers composing their own short stories by following some or all of the ideas included here. You'll find short lessons and activities, handouts and assignment pages, sample paragraphs and sentences, and all sorts of great...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
4th Grade Personal Narrative
Throughout 10 lessons, fourth graders learn how to plan, organize, write, and edit their own personal narratives. In the beginning, young writers come up with ideas of personal experiences and the emotions linked with those experiences....
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Section One: What is Biodiversity?
Four intriguing and scientific activities invite learners to explore the natural resources of their town. The activities cover concepts such as genetic traits, organizing species in a taxonomy, the differences between different species...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Creating Oral Presentations Using Inspiration Software II
Enhance the oral presentations in your middle school class with a technology activity. Pupils prepare a slide show to accompany their talk using Inspiration software in the second of two sessions on creating oral presentations.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
"Snapshot" Exercises & Sensory Detail Word Bank
Read a sample of creative descriptive writing to your science class. Discuss how writing can be used to record and communicate observations that scientists make. Reading selections and thought-provoking questions are suggested. Also...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts
Narrative Writing Workshop
Introduce aspiring writers to the narrative writing planner, the writing process template, and the narrative writing example provided by Inspiration Software. The templates demystify the steps involved in planning, drafting, and revising...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed