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).
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL
Micro Fiction – Flash Fiction – Two-Sentence Stories – Sudden Fiction – Twitter TalesWhatever you want to call them, super-short stories are a super-fun way to spend a single class period as you introduce teens to the idea that an entire story can exist within just two sentences.Use this 20-slide ov
Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into Romeo and Juliet? William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love will enthrall your students when you use this collection of five weeks of lesson materials designed to challenge and entertain advanced middle school students and high school
Thanksgiving Activities for Reading and Writing, Grades 4-8
Forget your old Thanksgiving lesson plans! Your students do NOT want to hear about the first Thanksgiving, and they DEFINITELY do NOT want to write dull paragraphs about the things they are thankful for.
Seriously. They DON’T!
Spice up y
Teach your students how to write an essay! This comprehensive essay writing bundle includes teaching resources and lessons for every part of an essay. First, focus on teaching the thesis statement and introductory paragraph.The first writing unit includes targeted teaching strategies to teach studen
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards (CCSS) for grades 5 – 7. This comprehensive digital + printable unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts, skill practice, and language arts lessons.Be sure
Help your high school and advanced middle school students get creative with this eight-day Personal Narrative essay writing mini-unit. Featuring models of one professional and three exemplar student-written personal narrative essays, this bundle of step-by-step materials will inspire even reluctant
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
Personal Narrative Writing - An easy package to use to teach students the process of Personal Narrative Writing. These organizers and worksheets are designed to lead students through the writing process from brainstorming to the finished product. Through the use of examples and extensive peer and
This 24-slide "Power of Punctuation" presentation will entertain your students and inspire them to take care with their punctuation marks. Using humorous examples and interactive slides/handout, your class will learn the striking difference in meaning that can occur with one misplaced comma. Example
Help your students improve their writing today with this guided essay outline. This essay outline includes built-in differentiation and scaffolding to help younger writers, struggling writers, and proficient writers improve their writing skills.This resource is included in a BUNDLE:Essay Writing Uni
Whether you need print or digital, this step-by-step paragraph writing program is engaging, effective, and easy to implement with your middle school students. With 60 different prompts, (20 persuasive/argumentative, 20 expository/informative, & 20 narrative) this resource will last all year. Goo
UPDATE – You can learn more about this writing contest at my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46cEHf0UoOUTired of grading endless stacks of essays? Want to lighten your grading load while still having students write and receive meaningful feedback on their work? The answer is to host
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
A $120.00 value, this GIGANTIC bundle download of thirty products: a nine-month program covering a wide range of grammar concepts complete with daily bell ringers, worksheets, quizzes, final exams, teacher's guides, and more!
Ten-Minute Grammar is a comprehensive grammar curriculum based on the Com
Have you ever received an email from a student that was written in, well, a not-so-nice tone? Sure. We all have, and it's enough to drive us up the wall! But! What if students have just never been taught (or not taught well) how to professionally address a boss or superior? That realization inspired
This unit will take you and your students through the process of planning, drafting, revising, and polishing a narrative piece. These resources will work for personal narratives or fictional short stories, because the skills needed for both forms are the same.The first few days are structured, whole
THIS PRODUCT IS AVAILABLE IN THE BUNDLE:✅ MEGA WRITING GROWING BUNDLE------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------New Update 2021:✅ 30 Boom Digital Cards added on the structural elements of a narrative✅ Personal Narrative Print & Dig
HUGE BUNDLE of PRINTABLE, INTERACTIVE PDF, and GOOGLE CLASSROOM friendly lessons and activities for teaching Paragraph Writing - UPDATED in 2020! This SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION GRAMMAR AND WRITING BUNDLE is designed to introduce, review, and practice the basic grammatical elements of sentence structure
Use the classic short story, “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This two-day lesson plan includes a full-text copy of this public domain story, an 8-question student handout (with detailed answer key, of course), an interactive slide lectur
My comprehensive literature guide novel unit for Veronica Roth's "Divergent" is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and contains editable Microsoft Word versions so teachers can customize the questions, assessments, and activities to meet the needs of their students.
Contains the followin
A $40.00 value, this MASSIVE three-month unit covering a wide range of grammar concepts complete with daily bell ringers, worksheets, quizzes, a final exam, a teacher's guide, and more!
Ten-Minute Grammar is a comprehensive grammar curriculum based on the Common Core Standards for seventh-grade, ei
Narrative Writing – This “print and teach” standards-aligned Personal Narrative Unit contains engaging mini-lessons and activities that will lead your students through the process of writing a strong narrative piece. A mentor text is included along with revising techniques that help students improv
** NOW INCLUDES TEMPLATES AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE LEARNING (GOOGLE SLIDES ONLY) **This fantastic collection contains everything you need to create beautiful, effective, customized graphic organizers. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------