Essay Writing: Mastering the Introduction and Thesis Statement. Teach your middle school and high school English students how to write amazing thesis statements and essay introductions with this teaching resource.
Help your students to determine the theme of any fiction or nonfiction text with this graphic organizer. The guiding questions will help your students to identify universal themes and craft a thematic statement. Reinforce the idea of theme by having students create a text-based collage with words, images and quotations from the text to accompany their thematic statements. Includes: *Usage guide *Digital usage guide *Common Core Standards