Fill a collection of thin binders with over (originally 10) now 20 great resource pages geared to help your students write. Place them in a plastic sleeve for safe keeping. As you continue to teach specific skills add to the existing resource binder. This will help students work independently. Product includes:
1.a list of frequently misused irregular verbs [including nemesis lay & lie and bring and brought!
[present, past, and past principle]
2.useful transition list
3.types of openings and closings for all writings
6.better word list
7.sensory word list
8.list of prepositions and adverbs to use when beginning a sentence
9.punctuation guidelines with examples for:
10.revision checklist [13 ideas]
11.editing checklist [14 ideas]
12. graphic organizers for fiction and informational writing
13. template for each type of writing
These may also be used as a handout for skill work.
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