Texts for each of the six writing traits!! Another thing I wished I had at the beginning of the school year!! Awesome!

Texts for each of the six writing traits!! Another thing I wished I had at the beginning of the school year!! Awesome!

Persuasive OREO Writing: Great idea for middle school! The students could even be given Oreos as a treat. It's a way easier way to explain persuasive papers to a younger crowd. I also feel that it could maybe only be a prop because any paper writing require more attention and more description than that.

Persuasive OREO Writing* Poster/Graphic Organizer/Prompts

Persuasive OREO Writing: Great idea for middle school! The students could even be given Oreos as a treat. It's a way easier way to explain persuasive papers to a younger crowd. I also feel that it could maybe only be a prop because any paper writing require more attention and more description than that.

A few misplaced commas can change everything. Come be amazed at the power of punctuation to alter meaning and outrage your reader! #HighSchoolEnglish

A few misplaced commas can change everything. Come be amazed at the power of punctuation to alter meaning and outrage your reader! #HighSchoolEnglish

Pinner said:  After my students write a piece I have them leave it on their desks when they go to lunch or special area classes. I place a Skittle on each correct punctuation mark (and I usually put one or two one if they indent a paragraph).  Let me tell you, Skittles are the great motivator!

Pinner said: After my students write a piece I have them leave it on their desks when they go to lunch or special area classes. I place a Skittle on each correct punctuation mark (and I usually put one or two one if they indent a paragraph). Let me tell you, Skittles are the great motivator!

Show-Me Sentences: How to Teach Descriptive Writing

Show-Me Sentences: How to Teach Descriptive Writing

WRITING ACTIVITY~ This post provides easy-to-implement ideas to help students flesh out their writing using specific words and details. Developed for children, could be adapted for older writers.

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