This tool is all you need to guide your students to develop an effective essay about the theme in any book they are reading.
Included in this downloadable PDF are:
*A guide that explains all the different parts of an essay
*A bookmark that students can use to annotate for theme during reading
*A 5 page outline
*A checklist for self and peer editing
*A rubric aligned with the CCSS
**Choice is motivating! Give your students the opportunity to choose their essay topic. Other Informative Essay topics available at my store:
Essay on Conflict-CCSS ELA Informative Aligned
Essay on Point of View-CCSS ELA Informative Aligned
**Buy the bundle of all 3 Informative Essay Topics
**Prepare students for extended response questions that require evidence. Help students write about their own interpretations of texts in the classroom: BRACES-A Blueprint for On Demand and Essay Writing
**Teach your students to think deeply as they read any novel with Common Core Literature Circles
. Try out The Common Core Discussion Director
** Using interactive notebooks in your classroom? Try out these flip books for fiction and non fiction close reading.
**CITING EVIDENCE GOT YOU AND YOUR STUDENTS DOWN? Take a break from the CORE with:
*120 Writing Prompts NOT Common Core Aligned
*Start with the Freebie
version of my students' favorite 24 prompts here.
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