This thematic unit integrates reading, writing, research, and speaking skills with social studies. With modeling and scaffolding, students research American heroes, write informational paragraphs, and put together presentations all meeting Common Core State Standards for reading, writing, and speaking and listening.
Students generally struggle to connect their sentences or paragraphs in their essays. To assist them with their expression of their ideas in a coherent manner, I use this resource in class. This resource can be used either as a poster (in color) or as a handout (white).
Room 311 has created 101 thought provoking prompts to encourage creative, free journaling in your English, psychology, Bible, or creative writing classes. They range in topics from opinions on movies to ways in which the students could impact the world around them.
Spring-Related Writing Prompts for Middle School and High School Classrooms
Room 311 has written 12 all new writing prompts to stir creativity and imagination within your creative writing class! These prompts are designed to get your middle school and high school students thinking creatively as they write short stories in response to the prompts.
Are you a creative writing teacher looking for some ideas for short stories? Well, this is just the product for you! I've included six different prompts for interesting short stories. Creative Writing Story Prompts by Dena Lopez is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Literacy is an important skill to bring into any classroom, and this activity geared towards U.S. History will encourage students literacy development. U.S. History Literacy Activity by Dena Lopez is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.