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.
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Argument, narrative, and informative essays are fun and easy to teach when you use strong mentor texts and a step-by-step process. These highly-rated writing units include everything you need, all in one place.Each writing resource is comprehensive and easy to use. The lessons at a glance pages are
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
Argument essay writing is easier to teach when you have an EDITABLE unit with well-written mentor texts and a step-by-step process. Students will LOVE this argument essay writing unit, as well as the real-life application and mentor texts included here.Update 1: I included 40 editable pages, a Googl
This resource includes templates, guiding questions, and visuals in both printable and digital format (Google Slides, Google Forms) to scaffold the writing of a fiction book report. ►►►►Read more about each pack included in this bundle by accessing the titles/links below.****************************
During this project, students will first learn about growth mindset by reading an informational article about Carol Dweck’s work. Then, they’ll select a famous person in history with a growth mindset. They’ll choose from 14 famous leaders and pioneers in their fields for the basis of their researc
RACE writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and evidence from the text, and to provide concluding statements. These informational texts are quick, easy reads, so that your students can focus on writing. Do you have
This product contains 10 ready-to-use passages and short response questions to guide students through the use of the RACE strategy. RACE is a writing strategy to help students answer passage-based, short response questions in a formal style, with using clear reasons and text evidence, and to provide
These Evidence Tracker Graphic Organizers that include a DIGITAL and PRINT version are perfect for use with any unit of study! This resource helps students better organize their evidence and analysis while preparing for an essay or studying any literary or informational text.We created these graphic
Use Lensey Namioka’s delightful short story, “The All-American Slurp,” to ease your fifth through seventh graders into deeper levels of literary analysis with these print-and-teach materials.This 6-page PDF (with Google Drive versions of student handouts) includes:1-page of step-by-step directions t
These 10 high-interest passages are paired with reading comprehension questions and short response questions for students to practice multiple comprehension skills AND writing with the RACE writing strategy. This resource is perfect for test-prep, special education and progress monitoring, different
Expository / Informative Writing: In this 10-day, Common Core - aligned Expository Writing Unit, students will demonstrate a deep understanding of the features, critical elements, and purpose of expository or informative writing. During the unit, students will write an expository news story about
Poetry Inspiration…As an upper elementary to middle school teacher I have a variety of learners; enthusiastic and engaged, easily inspired, indifferent, and those that require a bit more encouragement to enhance their joy of learning. Can you relate? While I touch on poetry throughout the school y
Meet Common Core State Standards in reading, writing, listening, and speaking with this 10 day Speech Unit. In this unit, students learn about the nonfiction genre of speeches, analyze four historic speeches, develop skills in writing short answer responses, conduct mini-research projects, write a
Argument Writing Presentation - Completely EDITABLE
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This argument writing presentation is a companion to my Common Core Argume
Movie and Book Comparison Activities with Interactive Reader's Notebook Foldables - Use with ANY Novel or Story
Aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grades 7-12, Reading Literature RL.7 and Writing Standards W.4, W.7, W.9, W.10
Contains 37 printable pages with numerous prompts, evaluatio
*****Newly UPDATED, REVAMPED, and NOW INCLUDING 1:1 RESOURCES AND DISTANCE LEARNING MATERIALS! Over 200 pages with PDF Files and Google Links containing activities, organizers, writing opportunities, questions, and a summative assessment! “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros is a perfect story for middle sch
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
We all know that Common Core writing is all about paired texts and using a variety of sources! This download includes 14 different expository and argumentative writing assignment sheets. Each contains a prompt and links to 3-5 paired text sources of a variety of types (websites, articles, and videos
This double entry journal for use as a reading activity for any novel comes in a DIGITAL and PRINT version (so it's easily usable for distance learning) and is a GREAT way to assess students! We've included numerous ways for this journal to be utilized by giving students choices for not only the pie
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September 11, 2001 was a significant day in our American history. I created this reader's theater toolkit in order to give my students my history of the event, as well as allow for them to deepen their understanding through research.This toolkit includes:• clear directions for easy implementation•
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
This is an extremely detailed, CCSS-aligned unit. Student read and analyze the poem "Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. It is designed to help students analyze what the poem says explicitly as well draw inferences from the text. Students will determine the poem’s theme and analyze the