Paragraph writing just got easier! Whether you need print or digital, these ready-to-use pages (and slides) are an effective way to help your students learn all about writing a paragraph.WHAT’S INCLUDED:✍️ PRINT:60 different writing prompts (20 opinion, 20 informative, & 20 narrative)Brainstorming PagesOrganizing and Planning PagesFirst Draft PagesRevision & Editing PagesFinal Draft PagesPublishing PagesDIGITAL:Google SlidesEasel ActivityDIFFERENTIATION OPTIONS:Digital or PrintParagraph
If you’re one of the thousands who made the BIOGRAPHY LAPBOOK a best-selling item, you’ll love this one, too! Designed with third and fourth graders in mind, this animals resource includes materials for students to use while conducting research using nonfiction texts, as well as materials for the presentation of their final informational writing piece, in an Animals Lapbook. To complete this project, students:• read nonfiction texts,• use a graphic organizer as a prewriting tool to organize t
This writing process bulletin board set will be the perfect addition to your classroom when teaching writing!
**UPDATED** New design in bright AND primary colors. Original design still available.
This set includes:
1. "Write" banner (full page and half page sizes included)
2. Objective header
3. "I can" statement header
4. Writing process posters (brainstorm or prewrite, draft, revise, edit, publish)
5. Teacher conference sign up sheet
6. Teacher conference form
7. Peer feedback from
UPDATED 3/19: New Design, Same Content. Mustaches seem to be a big hit with kids right now! My own 5th grade daughter used the campaign slogan “I ‘MUSTACHE’ you to vote for me for President!” to win her spot on student council. For this product, I thought it would be fun to use the “craze” to engage my students in opinion writing. Aside from the catchy title, this unit provides students with tools to help them become excellent opinion writers. It includes all of the following items needed
You want your students to receive meaningful feedback on their papers and grow as writers. You also, though, need to have time to recharge on weekends and holidays without the burden of endless essay stacks hanging over your head.With my five-minute-per-essay grading system, you’ll zip through your stacks of papers, saving HOURS of time. Before I created this system, it took me 15-to-20 minutes to grade an essay. Now, with the use of a detailed coding system and a content rubric that’s laser-foc
Paragraph writing just got easier! Whether you need print or digital, these ready-to-use pages (and slides) are an effective way to help your students learn how to write a paragraph. You'll get everything you need for opinion, informative, and narrative writing. Check out the product preview to see it all!Here's What's Included:Print Versions and Digital Access60 different writing prompts (20 opinion, 20 informative, & 20 narrative)Brainstorming PagesOrganizing and Planning PagesFirst Draft
This is the companion to my Interactive Writing Notebooks, picking up where it leaves off with more advanced writing assignments. Just like my other products, all of these lessons are differentiated and scaffolded to meet ALL of your students' needs.
This product includes 5 very detailed writing units that will likely take between 1-2 weeks to complete each one. These units can be done in any order but do increase in difficulty with each one.
You do not have to have my Interactive Writing Note
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 of my WRITING RESOURCES MEGA BUNDLE and is also included in my Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts.
Students won't struggle writing an argument with my graphic organiz
Engage your writers like never before! Should animals be in zoos? Let them decide! This 3 week long research and fact-based argumentative writing unit contains everything you need to have your students begging to write each day, including research materials! Students love being knowledgeable on the topic when forming their opinions during these research-based writing lessons. Click here to SAVE 20% by buying ALL 3 Research-Based Opinion Writing Units in one convenient bundle.Included in this Res
This resource on Informative Writing was designed to teach students about the genre of informative writing, and to walk them through the process of writing their first informative essay. Digital pages are available for the student pages only. These can be used with Google Slides or PowerPoint.This unit is broken down into 18 lessons and should be used over the course of 5 to 6 weeks:Lesson 1: Diving Into to Informative TextsLesson 2: What is Informative Writing?Lesson 3: Informative Writing T
This fun, high interest opinion writing unit with inspire even your most reluctant writers! Would your students rather be chased by a rhino or a hippo? Would your students rather have a pet chimpanzee or python? These are just a couple of the intriguing questions your class will ponder during this complete 4-week opinion writing unit! Through classroom activities, teacher modeling, and guided instruction you will teach your students about opinions and facts, pros and cons, transitions, how to
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 students how to write a thesis statement and an introduction to an essay. This thesis writing teaching unit includes a teaching presentation (PowerPoint and Google Slide) for direct instruction. This teachi
"I can't fully express how much of a lifesaver this has been! I was looking for a way to 'freshen up' my writing program and came across this. All I can say is WOW! I appreciated the organization ad thoroughness of the materials and my 4th graders enjoyed the activities. A win - win all around!"These units are from our signature STEP-BY-STEP WRITING® with INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS. IT IS A COMPLETE RESEARCH-BASED WRITER'S WORKSHOP PROGRAM with all the tools needed for the entire year. It is filled w
ESSAY WRITING: The revision process is a key component of good writing, but many students like to rush through it. These learning stations will help your students slow down and focus on the all-important process of revision. Distance Learning Version added July 2020These stations are designed to take your students through the process of revising their essays in a thoughtful, step-by-step manner. They are meant to be used after students have already written a first draft of an essay and are suit
This daily, scaffolded approach to essay writing is perfect to help get your students writing good, solid, detailed 5 paragraph essays. Students will write one essay a school month (20 days), focusing on the organization and format of the essay itself.
There are 20 separate writing prompts in this 300+ page file. Prompts cover the genres of:
All of the prompts are student-centered so that they will
Weary of students who slap quoted material into their essays without any framing or support? Fix this common mistake made by young writers with these interactive lesson materials.Begin with a “pre-test”/skill assessment of students’ knowledge regarding M.L.A. citation formatting and concrete detail/quote framing. Then, work through the answers to the skill assessment pre-test with a dynamic lecture (30 slides in PDF format) that uses compelling examples and modern design to hold students’ intere
You know you need to show your students the right way to handle sourced material to prevent plagiarism, but the subject matter can be so dry, causing teens to tune out during your lecture. To fix this, use a lecture disguised as a game to help cover the basics of proper MLA source citation and plagiarism rules.This product includes a projectable “game” of PDF slides (shh...it’s really a lecture – don’t tell our students) with concrete, real-world examples of how source citations should be handle
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
Everything here is classroom-tested with hundreds of students who have successfully written a research paper. There are 65 pages of teacher notes, handouts, worksheets, activities and examples, all
Teach your students how to properly embed, cite, and explain quotes in their writing with this common core aligned lesson! Students will learn four different ways to embed quotes in their writingThis resource includes:- a 57 slide EDITABLE PowerPoint presentation- supplementary teaching materials, handouts, and class activitiesThis resource includes:- A 57 slide EDITABLE PowerPoint presentation that directly instructs students how to properly embed quotes. - An individual or group brainstorming
These two writing programs, which go hand in hand with each other, are the perfect companion to any writing program. First, the Paragraph of the Week helps students construct a clear, concise, and organized paragraph. Then, when your students are ready, you can transition them to the Essay of the Month, where they take the principles they learned in POTW and apply them to a 5 paragraph essay.Buying this bundle will save you $ off of the price of purchasing both programs separately. There is e
Need a new writing center for your writing workshop time? This resource contains 7 writing choice boards that can be used in grades 3-5 and are perfect for writing centers.Note: This resource now includes digital choice boards for Google Slides. See page 3 for the details and link to access the digital choice boards.About the Writing Choice BoardsEach choice board contains 15 prompts per genre for the students to complete independently or with groups. That is a total of 105 writing prompts in a
Get your students excited about opinion writing! This complete opinion writing unit includes daily lesson plans, notebook charts, mentor texts and more. This unit takes your students through the whole writing process. Students will begin with getting ideas and end with a published piece of opinion writing. The opinion writing lessons included can be used in two ways:Students get their own ideas for their essay.Students write based on a prompt.✏️What is included in the opinion writing unit?Unit L
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 students complete mini-lessons and work on developing their own essays.__________________________________________________________________________WHAT'S INSIDE_________________________________________________
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 Google Drive link to the entire argumentative essay unit, and an extra rubric! As of January 2021, the digital file is even more interactive.Update 2: Buyers have been asking for at-a-glance lesson plans j