Writing with Technology
Fifth graders plan, write, edit, proofread, illustrate, and write their final stories on an Alpha Smart or other portable keyboard. They publish their own books, incorporating all the parts of a book.
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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
“I Can” Common Core! 5th Grade Writing
Your fifth graders can meet the Common Core standards for writing! This checklist will help show them how much they've learned. Each standard is listed in the form of "I can" statements in simplified language that is accessible to fifth...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Skill Building with the Newspaper
Extra, extra, read all about it! Use a newspaper as the primary resource in a special education classroom to teach reading, writing, and math skills. The activities help class members build their reading skills as well as their knowledge...
5th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
EdTech Tuesdays: Integrating Technology in the Classroom with Erin Klein
Possibilities abound with technology in the classroom! Discover how one educator fostered an incredible learning experience for her students using a digital platform called Storybird for a collaborative writing project.
2 mins Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Memory Box: Descriptive Writing
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...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Persuasive Practice: A Mt. Rushmore Addition
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...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Writing with Presentation Software
Upper elementary learners use their imagination and the writing process to compose short stories with correct grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc. To incorporate technology, they use PowerPoint to create a presentation of their stories....
4th - 6th English Language Arts