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"What is a claim?  What is a counterargument?  How do I organize an argumentative or persuasive essay?  How do I even start?"  Students struggle with how to write a convincing argumentative or persuasive essay.  Teach them how to organize it using all of the elements and classic structure.

"What is a claim? What is a counterargument? How do I organize an argumentative or persuasive essay?" Students struggle with how to write

FREEBIE  for a limited time only!  Use this lesson to motivate students to WRITE five different sophisticated sentence varieties using kid-friendly video clips as motivation.  Tailored for upper elementary and middle school, these lessons are perfect for use right before the holidays!  Click here:  https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/FREEBIE-LIMITED-TIME-Holiday-Sentence-Variety-Ppt-w-videos-Grade-4-5-6-7-8-9-2923169

Before Holiday Break, students desperately need an activity that will motivate them! With important learning goals, elaboration and sentence variety, this 30

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Don't you just love irony? With VIDEO CLIPS, 28 slides, a GAME and ideas for differentiation, you'll be able to share that love easily. For upper elementary through middle school. Check it out:  https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/IRONY-teaching-powerpoint-w-GAME-VIDEO-CLIPS-differentiation-5-6-7-8-9-middle-2655932

Teach three types of IRONY with very Low Prep! For Upper Elementary through Middle Grades Includes: 28 Total Slides--could be taught over 3 days!

Fun activity incorporates technology into reading & identifying informational TEXT STRUCTURE.  QR codes are linked to kid-friendly news articles.   Students enjoy reading, matching the articles to text structures, and staying engaged in learning.  Check it out : https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/TEXT-STRUCTURE-QR-CODES-Reading-Center-Activity-HIGH-INTEREST-Grades-5-6-7-8-9-1790061

This marvelous activity is fun and challenging, providing a way for students to apply their knowledge of TEXT STRUCTURES through the use of QR CODES.

Are your students suffering from Writer's Block?  Teach them 16 ways of structuring sentences so that they never have trouble finding the words. Using kid-friendly VIDEO CLIPS for inspiration makes this tons of FUN.  If you think that 16 is too many for your students right now, there is a shorter version of 6 available.  Check it out!  https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Six-Super-Sentence-Structures-Spice-Up-Boring-Essays-Research-Writing-7-8-9-10-2154098

Sentence Structure Variety Lesson Motivate to write w/ pic & video 6 7 8 9 10

A fun way to review or reinforce figurative language terms! Engage students in finding examples of similes, metaphors, personification, hyperbole, oxymoron, alliteration, etc. in MUSIC that they enjoy using technology they LOVE.    https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Dreamy-Designs-By-Debbie-Dennis

A fun way to review or reinforce figurative language terms! Engage students in finding examples of similes, metaphors, personification, hyperbole, oxymoron, alliteration, etc. in MUSIC that they enjoy using technology they LOVE. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Dreamy-Designs-By-Debbie-Dennis

Say "goodbye" to Writer's Block in your classroom, and "hello" to text structure writing with text evidence!  Using CHOCOLATE, a high interest subject, engaging articles, video clips and kid-friendly teaching slides, your students will be motivated!  Check it out :  https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ProblemSolution-CauseEffect-Text-Structures-Test-Prep-Chocolate-Lesson-5-6-7-8-1612870 for a closer look!

Problem/Solution Cause/Effect Text Structures Test Prep Chocolate Lesson 5 6 7 8