From start to finish journal for expository writing. Make the most of writing workshop - students can work at their own pace. Guided lessons walk students through the writing process. Great for formative assessments.
Do your students know what kind of writers they are? This simple strategy allows them to analyze how they use the writing process. Easy to implement, but a powerful way for student writers to self-assess.
Make a classroom set of these Persuasive Writing and Argument Writing Cheat Sheets to help students understand the essential elements of the two types of essays. Then use a paired activity card to help them internalize the components of The Toulmin Model
Cats vs dogs essay Dogs vs Cats Compare and Contrast Essay Dogs vs Cats Comparison This essay will compare and contrast dogs and cats, not as animals – as they are completely different species – but as pets, go through the issues of grooming, caring and.
Informational text for Earth Day -- your students will read about the history of the environmental movement, how Earth Day came to be. Nonfiction text also has comprehension questions, vocabulary reflection, and creative writing project. Great way to celebrate the day and apply the values of Earth Day to students. Print and use. Great for literacy centers, sub plans, and test prep.
This chart is great to display in the classroom or turn into a reference worksheet. It helps guide students in writing argumentative papers, ensuring that they have the general format and elements present.
I never tire of this poem! I love to teach it and am always surprised and delighted by class discussions and the poems my students write in response to it. This is a great poem to teach any time of year. The 1861 version of "Hope is the Thing With Feathers" is in the public domain.