5 Tips for Successful Research Projects - Overwhelmed by the thought of doing a research project with your elementary students? These tips will help streamline the process so that ALL of your students will be successful, including students that struggle to write complete sentences. Use these tips to make your elementary research projects engaging, motivating, and enjoyable again! (Adventures of a Schoolmarm on Classroom Tested Resources)
Have tone and mood been stumbling blocks for your middle grade students? One of the most frequent questions I get from teachers is about how to teach tone. Now, I no longer have to reply, "I'll be darned if I know!" ;) Here's an awesome trick to teach kids what tone means and how to include it in writing!
This is a superb resource for students' writing classes. The sheet lists with numerous examples varies types of different ending techniques that can be used for both fiction and nonfiction writing. These techniques go beyond the obvious normally taught to young writers and provide strong mentor samples for students to imitate. The resource would be a perfect addition to the writer's notebook. Perfect from 5th-8th grade.