The graphic organizers, posters, checklists, and sentence starters in this money-saving bundle will help all your students develop their writing skills. Click on the links below for more information or to buy the resources separately. When you purchase this bundle, you'll save over 25% over the cost of buying each resource separately! (Please note: These 3 products, plus 4 more writing resources, are available in a big money-saving bundle here
★ Writing Summaries: Helpful Guides for ELLs and Beginning Writers
-- Organizational frameworks and sentence starters that guide your students through writing summaries of fiction and informational texts (19 pages for students and teachers)
★ Writing Paragraphs: Checklists for ELLs and Other Writers
-- Three different checklists to help your students edit and revise their writing at the paragraph level (17 pages for students and teachers)
★ Writing Organizers: Turn Index Cards & PowerPoint Slides into Outlines & Essays
-- Organizational frameworks that show students how to write essays using information from PowerPoint presentations and how to write outlines from information they noted on index card notes (19 pages for students and teachers)
What educators who have used this resource say about it:
♥ "Extremely comprehensive and useful!" -- Susan D.
♥ "A must have resource for ELLs." -- A buyer.
♥ "I ... love the sentence starters. They ... are higher level thinking while remaining simple enough for students to model. My weakness as a teacher is giving too much information or cramming too many things on a paper or checklist. Yours are to-the-point, easy to understand, and get to the heart of what I teach in writing without overwhelming students." -- A 9-10th Grade ELA teacher
Pages in color and black-and-white are included in the writing summaries product and the writing paragraphs checklists product; the writing organizers product comes in black-and-white only. The 8.5" x 11" posters in all 3 products come in both color and black-and-white versions.
Each product addresses the following Grades 5 - 8 ELA Common Core standards:
* Writing Summaries = RL.2, RI.2
* Writing Paragraphs = W.5, L.1, L.2
* Writing Organizers = W.4, W.5
There are several ways to use these products: Use the color versions as displays on bulletin boards, project them on SmartBoards, or laminate and use them as references in writing centers. Copy the black-and-white versions for each student to use in writing journals in class and at home and when peer editing. Teachers can also use the black-and-white versions for assessment purposes.
All 3 products have been classroom-tested with ELLs in Grades 5, 6, 7, and 8. They are ideal for ELLs in those grades at intermediate and advanced levels of language proficiency (WIDA Levels 3, 4, or 5) and these writing resources will also benefit other students who need help with their writing. High school ELLs may also find these products useful.
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