WRITING AN ESSAY: THE BASICS
In this basic essay-writing worksheet, students are guided through the first parts of the writing process. They are then on their own to complete the essay.
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The Writer’s Toolbox: What You Need to Master the Craft
Strengthen your high schoolers' writing with a series of steps for writing successfully. With sections on organizing an essay, choosing a topic, crafting a thesis statement, and revising a draft, the lesson encourages your class to...
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading a Comparison-Contrast Essay
Turn your passive readers into active readers with an engaging lesson on reading informational text. Focused on compare and contrast structured essays, the activity prompts elementary learners to jot down questions and think-aloud...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Musical Chairs Human Rights Essay
Human Rights are the focus of the thoughtful, and meaningful language arts and social studies lesson presented here. In it, learners, who have been discussing human rights in class, come into the room and find a photograph taped to their...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Intermediate Question Response--Your Day
While the writing prompt in this activity is geared toward an adult because it mentions a morning run and coffee afterwards, the idea is one that can be altered for use with younger students. This short essay activity could be used with...
3rd - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Expand sentences into action chains. Divide the class into small groups giving each group a sentence with an action on it. The group's task is to add two more actions that fit with the original action in order to make an action chain! A...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed