Help your high school and advanced middle school students win their written arguments with these easy-to-follow essay writing materials. This bundle of interactive, step-by-step materials will inspire even reluctant students to put pen to paper. Activities/handouts featuring modern design elements a
This comprehensive essay writing bundle includes teaching resources and lessons for every part of an essay. The PowerPoint presentations included in this unit are color-coded, engaging, and filled good and bad examples to help your students improve their writing today. The teaching resources and sup
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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.
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Thesis Statement Writing! Help your students improve their essay writing today with this introductory lesson on thesis statement and essay introduction writing.
This essay writing teaching resource includes an editable PowerPoint presentation and supplementary teaching resources to empower your stu
This scavenger hunt is a great pre-essay writing activity. Students will go on a color-coding scavenger hunt after reviewing all of the information required to write an essay, such as the requirements of a thesis statement, the placement of the topic sentence, where to include transition words, etc.
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Help your struggling writers to write a simple four-paragraph essay.
18 Writing Topics and Organizers
Simple Student Directions
Writing Pages with Directions for each paragraph
Essay Paragraph Starters
Final Copy writing paper
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ESSAY WRITING RESOURCES: This essay bundle contains all the documents you will need to teach your high school (or late middle school) students proper essay writing. With engaging Powerpoint presentations, fun activities, graphic organizers, checklists, and more, your students will understand the ess
Text Evidence Expository Essay Writing
This comprehensive Common Core aligned writing resource includes everything you need to teach your students how to write an expository essay requiring text evidence!
Visuals, graphic organizers, and useful teaching tips make this unit a pleasure to use. Sugg
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Argument Writing Unit Grades 6-12 Editable (This unit includes the Student Guide and Student Handouts and Rubrics--EDITABLE in Google Drive/Google Slides.)
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Body Paragraph and Topic Sentence Writing! Help your students improve their essay writing today with this lesson on topic sentence and body paragraph writing. This lesson includes information about how to organize the body paragraph, provide supporting evidence, explain the evidence, and transition
This bundle includes everything you need to teach your students how to write an effective essay. The various activities can be used for beginner, intermediate, and advanced essay writers. A suggested order of use page has been included to help you organize how you may like to present the information
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THE PERSUASIVE ESSAY: A unit that focuses on the power of process.
This writing package represents the process I have been using successfully for years, whenever I begin an essay writing unit. I want my students to know that good writing happens in the brain, not just on the paper. We use a works
Writing informational essays will be exciting with this complete resource that breaks the process down into manageable steps! Easy-to-follow writing templates guide students in drafting their introduction, body paragraphs, and conclusion.
Five original mentor texts are included for modeling, along
Conclusions can be tough to write, but they are so critical to an essay: the equivalent of a dessert after a meal, leaving a final impression on the reader.
This 45-minute lesson introduces students to conclusion paragraphs through a relatable metaphor and the analysis of two sample paragraphs as m
All the hours I spent organizing, simplifying, and preparing the Calkins' Literary Essay Writing Unit for my class can now be downloaded to save yourself the hours and hours of preparation. You will find the following in this bundle:
Cheat sheets for ALL of Lucy Calkins' 6th grade Literary Essay Wri
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Three templates to help your struggling writers understand the layout and format of essay writing. Includes three fill-i
These writing prompts, graphic organizer, checklists, rubrics, and writing templates for rough drafts and finals copies were designed for 4th Grade PARAGRAPH WRITING and ESSAY WRITING. They are perfect for differentiating and scaffolding from PARAGRAPH OF THE WEEK at the beginning of the year to ES
The Writer's Workshop Unit: Literary Essay- Writing About Reading is easily adaptable for 3-5. 16 Lessons with connection, teaching point, active engagement, link and sharing. It addresses Common Core Standards and includes anchor charts, minilessons, mentor text excerpts, rubrics, student notebook
You will find 180 writing prompts that are color-coded, labeled with the type of writing, and numbered for easy organization. There is one prompt for every day of the school year or you or your students have plenty to choose from for Paragraph of the Week or Essay of the Week! The prompts cover 6
Help your students LOVE George Orwell’s famous allegory with this Four Week Complete Animal Farm Unit! Contains four weeks of lesson plans and student materials ALL designed for high engagement and easy implementation! Weeks 1-3 include an in-depth study of Animal Farm. Week 4 is spent on the compl
This complete writing unit takes the students through the writing process (Brainstorming, Drafting, Revising, Editing, Publishing) on how to write strong, effective, common core aligned persuasive essays.
Along the writing process each stage is broken down individually to really help students focus
These materials are an easy way to help students organize their ideas before writing an expository or persuasive essay. Students fill out the graphic organizer while they research and use the information to guide them through the writing process.
This resource includes:
1) a rubric for grading 5-pa
Character Traits Essay – Informative Writing - Here’s a literary essay made easy and ready to use with ANY text! This step-by-step resource is designed to lead your students with models and supports through the entire process of writing a character analysis essay.
Easy-to-follow templates guide st
Citing Text Evidence in Essay Writing Interactive Notebook Freebie
Is your class working on writing test prep? My class is! I know many states are beginning to test students on their ability to cite evidence across multiple texts, just like Florida's FSA writing test.
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Common Core Writing: Poetry/Poem Analysis and Critique Essay
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Students struggle reading and u
Help your learners trim all the fluffy fat from their essays before they turn them in to you. This Essay Writing Revision Checklist is a great tool to walk through with your students in class.
This has worked best for me when I (1) have the students bring a printed draft to class, (2) hand out the
This recently updated essay writing package is designed to help beginner essay writers how to write effective essays. As this is a time when students are first introduced to essays, it can be an overwhelming experience, and most students have a hard time following along in the process. Using several
Use these task cards to give your students practice with identifying claim, evidence and opposing claim - all based on two original included non-fiction texts about Easter Island.
Students read the two texts and then use these cards to practice with the vocabulary. You can do this in many ways, but
TEACH YOUR STUDENTS TO WRITE LIKE COLLEGE STUDENTS. This writing bundle focuses on developing student skills in explanatory or informational essay writing. Each lesson provides guided writing exercises that address each element of essay writing: analyzing a prompt, writing thesis statements on topi
Perfect for the beginning of the year, this common core aligned complete essay writing unit includes extensive instruction coupled with concept specific practice opportunities on the expository, persuasive and literary essays. Over 66 pages in length, this essay writing unit can be broken down into
This is a helpful resource which can be printed and given to students while writing an essay. It's essentially a step-by-step outline to help students organize their thoughts.
This FREE resource answers the following questions:
What do I include in an introductory paragraph?
What do I include in
Teach students to write outstanding persuasive and expository essays with this lesson bundle.
The bundle includes the following two units:
Persuasive/Argument Writing Unit
Expository/Informative/Explanatory Writing Unit
Writing can be so difficult to teach . . . and to grade! So many papers! This is why an essay writing rubric is the teacher's best friend.
You're still able to provide feedback to your learners, but you save all the precious time of having to write out the comments. Last year using rubrics, my stu
These writing prompts, graphic organizer, checklists, rubrics, and writing templates for rough drafts and finals copies were designed for 3rd Grade PARAGRAPH WRITING and ESSAY WRITING. They are perfect for differentiating and scaffolding from PARAGRAPH OF THE WEEK at the beginning of the year to ES
Save with a bundle! This comprehensive writing bundle contains three unit plans including a 2-Week Expository Essay Unit, a 2.5-Week Persuasive Writing Unit, and a 1-Week Literary Analysis Essay Unit that can be used for any text! All units use the Reader's Writer's Workshop method as students are g
As English teachers, we ask our students to edit and revise their peers' essays. However, students do not always know how to give constructive feedback. It's important that students are able to give constructive feedback about targeted writing skills while also maintaining the dignity of the write
Scaffold the structure of a compare and contrast essay through each stage of the writing process with this interactive notebook and flipbook resource. Students will be trained to write both in point-by-point style and block style.
This lesson guides your students step-by-step through the process of writing the literary analysis essay, including writing a claim, choosing the best text evidence, explaining evidence, and connecting evidence to a theme. Because the lesson provides scaffolding and the gradual release of responsib
Do your students need help writing an essay in 45 minutes or less? (Need test prep help, or want to prepare them for future grade levels and tasks?)
Use this lesson and writing practice set to break down the process of a timed essay and build confidence before the next test or writing task. This do
This kit includes 30 resource pages to supplement your Personal Essay Unit. It is a common-core aligned unit that is based on Lucy Calkins Units of Study in a Writer's Workshop Grades 3-5.
9 Beautiful Posters:
Personal Essay Definition Poster
Thesis Statement Poster
Boxes & Bullets Poster
Theme Essay writing will be a breeze with this motivating, step-by-step resource designed to lead your students through the entire process. Easy-to-follow writing templates guide students in drafting all four paragraphs!
Use this theme essay assignment any time with ANY novel, story, or drama! Di
Do your students struggle understanding essay writing? If so, this essay writing mini flip book is going to be a huge help!
This essay writing mini flip book includes all the information your students will need when writing an essay. The parts of the flip book represent the different elements in an
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This mini-book is a great addition to any English Language Arts classroom, and suitable for a variety of levels. Students no longer have an excuse for misplacing their notes or not knowing the various parts of an essay. Give students this mini-book, so that students can easily store it in their bind
Essay writing is a skill that students can learn in the middle grades and will carry with them through college. While many of us teachers did not learn this skill until high school, with the CCSS, writing extensive/elaborate pieces is now a requirement of our students at all levels, specifically in
This recently updated essay package has been designed to review essay elements for students who have had some experience writing essays. The information in this file will help students to expand their writing experience by guiding them to have a solid understanding of an essay, as well as to improve
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Lesson 5: Argumentative Essay
In this 5-paragraph essay project, students start with the interactive reading of a classic short story. Then,
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This is a Common Core Aligned Persuasive Essay unit and lesson bundle that teaches students how to write a 5-paragraph persuasive essay. These lessons are aligned to the 3rd Grade Common Core State Standards for Opinion Writing, but can be used for differen