Closing Sentences: A Shining Star
In this closing sentences tips for writers worksheet, students read a passage about the sun, identify the important ideas and the closing sentence, and use a chart to organize ideas about a topic of their choice and write the closing sentence.
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Opinion: Persuasive Essay Unit Introduction
Opinion, audience, purpose. Fourth graders are introduced to the three characteristics of persuasive writing in the third unit of a year-long writing program. The 98-page packet is complete with plans, model essays, graphic organizers,...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Read and Write about It
Reading informational text is a skill that transcends subjects and grade levels. Practice reading about different topics in various formats with a language arts lesson that includes opportunities for writing and research as well.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Teaching About Fact and Opinion
Support reading comprehension instruction with a collection designed to reinforce fact and opinion. Begin with a mini lesson, then delve into what is a fact, and what is an opinion. Then, browse example papers, and sort facts and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fairy Tales and Tall Tales - Read-Aloud Anthology
Enrich a unit on fairy tales and tall tales with a set of read-aloud lessons. Second graders hone writing, vocabulary, comprehension, and literary analysis skills as they read classic stories. Complete with extension projects, discussion...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Opinion Argument Writing Packet
You won't need much persuading to use an argumentative writing packet in your language arts class! With helpful reference pages, guided practice through the writing process, examples of opinion and argument writing, and a thorough...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Respect: It Starts With You!
There are few things as frustrating to a teacher as a disrespectful student. Luckily this collection of activities, worksheets, and writing exercises is here to help eliminate this problem by teaching young leaners what respect really...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
End-Of-Unit 2 Assessment: On-Demand Analytical Essay About How Esperanza Changes Over Time
Close the unit on Esperanza Rising with an in-class analytic essay on how Esperanza changes over the course of the novel. Writers can use any of their notes and work from the unit as well as their drafts of the first two paragraphs of...
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed