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The 10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME writing strategy helps students to 1) learn new things about their classmates, 2) get friends and family members involved in class assignments, and 3) learn to add concrete details to their writings. COMPLETE PERSONAL NARRATIVE UNIT Access the unit HERE.
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Duration: 1:59

An experienced high school English teacher shares four brainstorm organizers to help middle school and high school writers gather their ideas and research before writing. To download your own set of the brainstorm organizers and complete samples shown in the video, go here: https://www.teacherspayt
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Duration: 18:17

In our experience there are THREE crucial components students must master to gain confidence and skills in writing claims (also known as a thesis statement). In this video, we walk you through these three components, providing you with examples and activities you can use in your own classroom! We'
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Duration: 5:46

High school & middle school teachers! Don't get buried by the ever-growing stack of student papers. Instead, borrow these tips from an experienced high school English teacher who has reclaimed her life while still giving rich, meaningful feedback to her students. Episode 2 of this four-part Grad
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Duration: 12:50

An experienced high school English teacher shares tips and tricks to make your teaching life easier. Today, we’re talking about how to help our high school and middle school students write strong introductory paragraphs by following a simple four-step formula. Introductory paragraph slides and hand
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Duration: 14:10

An experienced high school English teacher shares tips and tricks to make your teaching life easier. Today, we’re talking about how to help our high school and middle school students write strong concluding paragraphs by following a simple three-sentence formula. Want to view the free companion mat
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Duration: 11:01

High school & middle school teachers! Don't get buried by the ever-growing stack of student papers. Instead, borrow these tips from an experienced high school English teacher who has reclaimed her life while still giving rich, meaningful feedback to her students. Episode 4 of this four-part (act
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Duration: 11:33

This video is mainly for teachers who purchased my Interactive Writing Notebooks. It was developed for two reasons. 1.  It shows you the final product of the 3-5 bundles. You will see how the interactive part works. Within each bundle, there is a picture showing the page put together as well. 2.  Th
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Duration: 1:50

When teaching students to write, one of the biggest barriers is explaining to them what we expect. Secondly, it can be hard for students to synthesize every writing trait we've taught them. Using model papers can be a huge help in solving these problems because with this method, we are able to sta
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Duration: 10:02

Just Add WATER PowerPoint (Simple Strategy for TDA, DBQ...)
This is a PowerPoint of the WATER text-dependent writing strategy offered through my store. If you just want the strategy without the notes page, explanation page, and assessment page, then this presentation is the correct choice for you. The strategy will assist your students with Response to Rea
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If you're about to introduce opinion writing to your students, this is a great mini-training to start with! This training covers: *Student brainstorming *A engaging writing prompt *How to encourage individual ideas *Providing text evidence to support opinions In this video, I share some of the st
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Duration: 16:38

Powerpoint Relaying Key Points of Lucy Calkin's Writer's Workshop
I am a huge fan of Lucy Calkins and have taken three courses that explored her Readers/Writer's Workshop principles and I've been doing WW and RW for about five years now. I recently reviewed her latest CCSS materials and our school purchased them as they were fantastic. I'm not making any money o
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This video explains the steps I teach and model when explaining the argumentative writing process to my students! This resource: • Where to find sample student essays • The elements of the intro, body, and conclusion paragraphs • Graphic organizers that help students to identify each important ele
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Duration: 5:37

High school & middle school teachers! Don't get buried by the ever-growing stack of student papers. Instead, borrow these tips from an experienced high school English teacher who has reclaimed her life while still giving rich, meaningful feedback to her students. Episode 5 (the bonus episode!) t
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Duration: 17:41

The 1st installment in our series (8 mins long): How to Leave on Time and Never Take Papers Home Again ... In which we discuss the first step: Arriving and leaving on time. Each discussion tackles a topic that helps us move steps closer to this elusive goal. Wait ... what? You don't want to leave o
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Duration: 8:15

Cloning: Science Research Stimulation Task  - PARCC Practice
This interdisciplinary assignment designed for Science (but can be used in an English classroom as well) assists in building students' critical thinking skills and preparing them for PARCC as well as source based college-level writing. It can be used as a stand alone assignment (homework or assessm
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How to Peer Workshop an Essay
What's it take to be a peer workshopper? This quick introduction to peer workshopping will help students understand the process and includes a Peer Workshopping Checklist, as well as an example, to get students started! Use with college prep, homeschool, flipped classrooms, upper level learners, hi
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SSR (Sustained Silent Reading) Program Grades 7-12
This SSR program offers a reading piece, a writing piece, and even a vocabulary piece for year-long Sustained Silent Reading. Teacher can also adapt materials to cover single marking periods or semesters as needed. This includes 31 documents for assigning, maintaining and evaluating student reading
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Writing Anchor charts: Craft, Elaboration, Leads, Transitions, Endings
These charts are great reference tools as you teach any genre of writing. They can be used to support the teacher, or be copied for students writing notebooks/folders. These support students/teachers/parents in the implementation of Writing Units of Study as well as any other writing program.
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How to Teach Writing for the Common Core
The document offers exactly what its name suggests. I have taught for over 20 years at a U.S. New and Word Report, Gold-Medal high school, and here is how I teach writing.
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Writing Conference Flipbook
This is a guide on how to lead a productive and effective writing conference. This flipbook can be used for all ages. This flipbook can be used to lead a professional development within a grade level, or whole school! By using this flipbook, all teachers will know the expectations to leading a wri
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Narrative Review Power Point Version
This is a quick and simple review of the Narrative Essay! Easily shown in a short time period and a great lead in to class discussion about Narrative Writing. A nice resource for the Writer's Workshop.
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Persuasive/ Argumentative Essay Rubric (Middle and High School ESL ELLs)
This rubric consists of 5 grading criteria: Structure, Quotation and Elaboration, Position and Support, Quality of Language & Mechanics and Resources. I've used this for my high school ENL students for our Persuasive Essay Unit, and the detailed descriptions of each criteria allow students to k
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The 12th installment in our series (16-17 mins long): How to Leave on Time and NEVER Take Papers Home Again ... In which we show you how to grade student essays 10x faster and watch their writing quality skyrocket in the process.NOTE: Resource included in download is also available in our store >
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