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How to Hook a Reader {Analyzing 10 Good Opening Lines}

Laura Mizvaria | Sir Writesalot: How to Hook a Reader

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Make poetry fun with this great FREEBIE!

FREE! Make poetry fun with this great FREEBIE! FREE!

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Teaching My Friends!: Use Your Writing VOICES!

Teaching My Friends!: Use Your Writing VOICES!

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A video that lists advertising techniques and shows examples of each one. Persuasive unit.

The Literacy Shed. A collection of videos on each writing genre.

The Ghostly Shed

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An online resource for creating Shape poetry

Technology Tip Tuesday!

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Template of iPhone conversations as a template for a dialogue.

Easy ways to teach complex sentences...a two week unit

Fragments Be Gone: Simplifying the Complex Sentence

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(3 Positives, 1 Suggestion) - love the idea of using post its to make comments on student writing instead of marking their work with a red pen

250 ways to say "went "

100 ways to say bad - blog post includes links to dictionary definitions for all of these words!

100 Ways to Say “Bad”

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100 Ways to Say Said..AWESOME!!! dO FOR ALL OVERUSED WORDS!!! ...CREATE POSTERS, KIDS MAKE BOOKS, ADD TO LISTS ALL YEAR!

Dialogue Tags: 100 Ways to Say “Said”

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tasty ways to teach parts of speech to kids who have a hard time swallowing anything to do with grammar;)

Use paint cards for teaching the Common Core Language standard about "Shades of Meaning"

CCSS Writing - $ - Over 30 pages of guides for writing a strong research paper. Grades 6-8. Aligned to CCSS.

The artist has a couple of really beautiful examples on her deviant art page. This sounds really interesting. found poetry--GREAT use of all our discarded books for middle/high school English project

Be afraid classroom...be afraid! the difference between cats and commas