With the release of the MLA 9th Edition Handbook in 2021, the Modern Language Association updated and refined the rules for proper citations. Are you teaching the correct, most up-to-date version of in-text citations and works cited page formatting? With this 47-slide MLA overview lecture and packag
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12.
Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides).
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Enjoy this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a class set of To Kill a Mockingbird novels, a classroom with internet access, and you’re good to go.This
Research paper complete unit.
Research papers made easy! This complete unit has everything you need to teach writing a research paper from start to finish.
Includes NEW MLA 8th edition citation guidelines.
For the APA version of this unit, click here:
Research Papers Complete Unit - APA Style
This classroom-tested unit will take you and your students through the process of planning, drafting, revising, and polishing an argumentative (or persuasive) essay. The first few days are structured, whole-class lessons. After that, the class moves into a series of writer’s workshop days as student
Teach your students how to cite their sources! Newly updated to include MLA 8th edition (7th edition is also included). This has also been updated for distance learning! Everything is included in an easy-to-use Google Slides document that can be shared digitally with students.MLA style and format fo
Writing a Reach Paper PORTFOLIO: Grades 8-12 EDITABLEThis comprehensive portfolio will help your students master the research writing process in 6 steps-- indicated by organized tabs (topic selection, research, annotated bibliography, research outline, the writing process, and reflection).This resou
Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into The Tragedy of Julius Caesar? William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of political intrigue will thrill your students when you use this MASSIVE bundle of high-interest lessons. This package includes FIVE WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed
A quick and easy reminder of how to write in-text and works cited citations. This editable handout covers the basics in a simplified way. It is not meant as a replacement for using a handbook, but an easy-to-copy resource students can keep in their notebooks or folders.
UPDATED to include the 2016
FULLY UPDATED IN FEBRUARY 2021. The update now reflects APA 7 and MLA 8 styles, remote teaching tips have been added to the Teacher's Manual, citation guidelines are now included for YouTube videos, and there are no longer separate slideshows for Mac and Windows—just one that works on either platfor
This bundle contains 20 mini-lessons in 22 files/ 200+ pages to help guide your high school English students to success on the Literary Analysis Essay.Writing workshop is the cornerstone of the English Language Arts classroom. As English teachers, we are charged with the task of teaching students h
Plagiarism...what a "downer" topic! For years, I dreaded teaching it because students thought I was the Wicked Witch who was out to get them for every missing quotation mark in their essays (or at least that's how I felt as I taught them about the rules of citing sources). In an effort to make writi
This Research Paper Writing Bundle includes lessons on paraphrasing, quoting, summarizing, 8th edition MLA format and citations, research paper writing, and academic vocabulary. This Research Paper Writing Unit Bundle is includes everything you will need to help your students master research writing
Argument Writing Presentation - Completely EDITABLE
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE and is also in my Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts bundle.
This argument writing presentation is a companion to my Common Core Argume
Do your students struggle to choose, lead into, cite, and analyze evidence? Need them to give more detail in their answers or explain data, direct quotes, and facts in writing? Use this booklet and quiz set to give them a crash course on analysis before your next assessment!
These TWO instructional
Persuasive Essay Complete Unit. This complete unit for teaching persuasive essays has everything you need from pre-writing techniques to group work, ethos, pathos, and logos lesson and activities, to worksheets and grading rubrics. Whether you are teaching a simple opinion persuasive essay or an ess
This ten-lesson unit is designed to train secondary students to evaluate source credibility and recognize questionable content and “fake news” on the Internet. It is provided in both Google Slides and PDF.✿Lesson 1: The Problem Students will learn relevant terminology and apply it to an article abou
Common Core Writing Portfolio Criteria and Score Sheets for Grades 6-12 (Aligned with the PARCC requirements for writing) - Now Editable!
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Keep track of required student writing samples throughout the year or have stude
Plagiarism is a big issue in the classroom. This packet has everything you need to help students understand when to credit sources. The handout explains clearly what plagiarism is and gives examples of how and when to use quotations and paraphrase. After completing the accompanying worksheet, studen
Lizzie Borden was tried and ultimately acquitted for the MURDER of her PARENTS in the 1890s. The trial was controversial. How could a WOMAN possibly hack her parents to death and why? How could this have happened while she was HOME if she didn't do it? In this nonfiction unit, students will read
Common Core ELA Standards Checklists Bundle for High School, Grades 9-12
This bundle combines both the Grades 11-12 and Grades 9-10 Common Core State Standards Checklists for English Language Arts.
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You get 120+ pages featuring all of the
Students can ALWAYS use more practice when it comes to citing and embedding direct quotes in our research papers. Enter this practice bundle. With these three activities: 8 stations (including task cards, a scramble, a sort, and online self-assessment/practice quizzes) your students will be well on
Teach your students how to avoid plagiarism! This lesson gives students practice understanding what it is and how to use parenthetical citations using the MLA format. Additionally, students will practice selecting quotes, summarizing information, and using both quoted and summarized materials in or
Synthesis Writing: In this argument essay synthesis writing mini-unit, students will closely and critically read multiple sources on a single topic and then formulate an argument based on the readings.This is an engaging argument essay that your students will want to write! Includes: writing prompt,