Compare & Contrast Writing, Opinion & Persuasive Writing, MLA Citations BUNDLE

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    1. Here are 6 resources that teach students how to do various types of writing, organize information that will be used for writing, cite sources in MLA format when writing a bibliography, and edit writing plus a 7th resource with several rubrics and checklists you can use to assess your students' writi
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    Teach your students how to do different types of compare and contrast writing; argumentative, persuasive, and opinion writing; and how to write MLA citations for bibliographies with this bundle of 3 writing resources! All materials are in color and black-and-white, and the MLA citations resource includes a digital version, too.

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    * These 3 products, plus 4 more writing resources, are available in a big money-saving bundle HERE.

    What educators who have used this resource say about it:

    ♥ "Awesome!!!" -- Bernadette F.

    ♥ "Very useful! Easy for students to understand." -- Etsi S.

    What you get in this bundle:

    Compare and Contrast Writing in 2 Formats, for Grades 3 - 8 -- Go beyond the Venn Diagram and teach your students 2 ways of compare-and-contrast writing; includes 8.5" x 11" posters with: definitions of key words, explanations of the 2 types of writing, models of the 2 types of writing, transition words for students at 3 levels of writing proficiency (33 pages for students and teachers)

    Opinion, Persuasive & Argumentative Writing Resources, for Grades 3 - 8 -- The materials in this resource explain the similarities and differences between these 3 types of writing and help your students understand how to do each type of writing; includes 8.5" x 11" posters with: explanations of key terms, the features of each of the 3 types of writing, signal words for students at 3 levels of writing proficiency (26 pages for students and teachers)

    Practice Writing Citations in MLA Format with Task Cards, for Grades 6 - 8 -- Give your students practice in writing citations for 11 different types of resources by taking information on task cards that's not in the proper order and writing it in the correct 9th edition MLA format; includes 72 task cards, 2 8.5" x 11" reference posters, glossary of key terms, student answer sheet, answer key (66 pages for students and teachers)

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    Pages in color and black-and-white are included in all 3 resources. Sample WIDA Model Performance Indicators are included in the Compare and Contrast Writing resource. Every resource also has a table of contents and background information for reference.

    Each resource addresses the following ELA Common Core standards:

    * Compare and Contrast Writing = W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.10, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.10, W.5.2, W.5.4, W.5.10, W.6.2, W.6.4, W.6.10, W.7.2, W.7.4, W.7.10, W.8.2, W.8.4, W.8.10

    * Opinion, Persuasive & Argumentative Writing = W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1, W.6.1, W.7.1, W.8.1, WHST.6-8.1

    * Practice Writing Citations with Task Cards = W.6.8, W.7.8, W.8.8, WHST.6-8.8

    You can use these resources in several ways: Display the color versions of the posters on bulletin boards, project them on SmartBoards, or laminate and use them as references in writing centers. Copy the black-and-white versions of the posters for your students to use in their writing journals in class or at home. Laminate the colored task cards and use them in writing centers. Copy the black-and-white versions and let students practice in class individually, in pairs, or in small groups or assign some of them for homework.

    These resources are sure to help your students develop their writing skills, regardless of the subject you teach!


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