In this detailed, CCSS-aligned, 10-day unit, students will learn about narrative writing and actively participate in the writing process. Students will write personal narratives about an interesting experience that taught them a lesson. In their personal narratives, students will include key eleme
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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
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.
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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
End of the Year Memes: Advice to Future Classes - includes an editable Google Slides presentation that can be shared with students for distance learning or paperless activities.Students will create "advice" memes to your future students/classes as an end-of-the-year fun activity.The memes serve seve
NEWLY REVISED AND UPDATED FOR 2020!! HUGE BUNDLE of PRINTABLE, INTERACTIVE PDF, and GOOGLE CLASSROOM ready lessons and activities for teaching Paragraph Writing! This NO PREP paragraph writing program is designed to help students to learn or review the basic parts of a paragraph and paragraph con
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
My Life in Logos Paragraph Writing Assignment | PDF & Digital Formats: Students will practice paragraph writing in a unique and engaging way by writing about logos that represent: their friends and family, entertainment choices, favourite foods and things that remind them about their school. Thi
Get to know your students and assess their writing skills in this fun and engaging Back to School Newspaper Biography Activity. Everything you need is included to get started right away! Easy to differentiate for varying ages and abilities. Includes both print and digital versions of the activity
Tell-Tale Heart - After reading Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" students create a newspaper based on the events in the short story. My students really get into this assignment and I've had some amazing work turned in - it's a fun and creative way for them to demonstrate their understanding of the story
In this easy-to-use NO PREP Mother's Day Poem activity, students will create an "I Am" poem that has been adjusted and structured to pay tribute to their mom or a special female figure in their life.Students first brainstorm various things about their mom, such as: three adjectives to describe her,
Make Beautiful E-Books in a Snap!If you only know PowerPoint or Google Slides as support systems for live presentations, you may not have discovered their potential for making PDF e-books. These templates will allow you and your students to create beautiful e-books for just about any purpose you can
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
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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 a fun freebie! Students do the written portion of the book report on the outside of a large grocery bag, and then place five items inside the bag to symbolize main characters, setting or events from the book. Students love these!!
Career Research Project | PDF & Digital Formats: Help your students think purposely about their futures with this Career Exploration and Research Project. Students will get excited about career research by taking an online career quiz, then brainstorming possible career choices.Then they will fo
This is a 80-page exciting student-friendly ebook instructional manual and workbook for writing an argument / argumentative paper - perfect for grades 7 - 10. This unit addresses WRITING, READING, and LANGUAGE in Common Core Language. These are reading and writing techniques that can be used for cro
Imagine this: You or a character of your choosing, have just been invited to attend an ugly sweater Christmas party. You will now have the opportunity to evaluate and carefully select the décor for this festive Christmas event. There are four activities included in this file. They can be used as ind
Selfie Free Verse Poem – Beginning of Year – Motivate your students with this fun, “Getting to Know You” writing lesson! Now includes a DIGITAL version, perfect for distance learning. Students create free verse poems about themselves and their interests while gaining practice in using descriptive l
Writing short stories: A complete presentation with printable handouts for students.This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE.This zipped download includes two *editable* Powerpoint files that cover:-Essential components of a story (setting, plot, character devel
Synthesis Essay Writing Unit with 4 Argument Essays. Engage your students with this student choice synthesis essay unit that includes a choice of eight different engaging topics for students to write about. This unit includes four different argument essays. Teachers can either have students select t
This primary source lesson will help students better understand one of the most important documents of all time - The Declaration of Independence. Though Thomas Jefferson's Declaration can be difficult to understand for some, this worksheet is a great overall, big-picture way to study such an impor