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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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
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
Enjoy this bundle of thoughtful materials designed to take your students through four weeks of lessons covering John Steinbeck’s classic novel, Of Mice and Men. Everything you’ll need is here – just add a class set of novels and you’re good to go.This Of Mice and Men bundle includes:• A day-by-day c
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
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
If your students can’t go an hour without looking at their phones, they need to read “The Veldt.”Ray Bradbury’s chilling futuristic short story, “The Veldt,” gives us a glimpse of a world where children love their devices more than their families. Sound familiar? This compelling 90-minute lesson wil
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
Use the dark humor of Roald Dahl’s well-known short story, “Lamb to the Slaughter," to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This one-day lesson plan includes links to the full text of the story, detailed instructions, a 9-question deep-thinking handout (with detailed answer key, of
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 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
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
William Goldman’s The Princess Bride is the perfect fairy tale to use with secondary students, but it’s not enough to just hit “play” on the DVD. Instead, add a layer of rigor to your students’ study of The Princess Bride with this packet of print-and-teach materials that will take four days to comp
Looking for a fresh approach to pull your students into A Midsummer Night’s Dream? William Shakespeare’s hilarious tale of love and magic will engage your students when you use this MASSIVE bundle of fun and creative lessons. This package includes four weeks of complete materials designed to challen
Use the heartbreaking story “The Scarlet Ibis” by James Hurst to teach your students the elements of literary analysis. This three-day lesson plan includes a 7-question deep-thinking exercise (with detailed answer key/class discussion starters), a pre-writing organizing task that will get your stude
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
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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
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
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
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!
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