Use mentor texts to show students what good writing is! When students analyze texts, they can practice writing skills and model sentences and paragraphs. Easy to use, print and go resource. Great for mini lessons and writing workshop.
Included is a list of over 900 fiction and nonfiction mentor texts which can be used to teach writing skills throughout the year. The list includes a variety of texts to teach the six traits of writing, writing genres, and writing craft mini-lessons.
No more plagiarism! Teach students to accurately summarize, paraphrase, and create in-text citations (also called parenthetical citations). Lesson guides students step-by-step. Easy to use, no prep, great for research writing and projects.
What does Writing Workshop Look Like
What does writing workshop look like in a middle school classroom? This post describes how to use create a successful writing workshop environment. Includes a week's worth of free mini lessons. Tips and hacks that make your workshop time productive! #writingworkshop #minilessons
Writing good paragraphs is an essential skill, and one that takes time and effort to master. But it doesn& have to be hard. Here is a time-tested method for getting your students to write better paragraphs.