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Write Right! Essay Writing Made Easy 2020
Writing is a major focus in my classes, second only to teaching middle and high school students to think and analyze what they read and hear. "Writing: Write Right! Essay Writing Made Easy" shares what and how I teach expository writing. The lessons and activities activities included in this packet encourage students to strengthen their writing prowess, confidence and sense of ownership. This detailed handbook addresses how to teach every part of an essay, and offers corresponding activities. The Focus topics in the Table of Contents show how I break down the writing process to make it less overwhelming to young people.
Each Focus section beginning with the 8th Topic, "Essay Parts, Purpose, Tone, and Syntax," and ending with the 26th, "Student Essay Sample," is reinforced with 1-4 activities so students may connect the information on the topic with their writing.
Common Core Standards
Great Ideas Chart
Proficiency Assessment Chart
Activity: What Do I Know? How Do I Know It?
Essay Parts, Purpose, Tone and Syntax
Introductory Paragraph: Culminating Activities
Body Paragraph: Main Ideas
Body Paragraphs: Elaboration/Development
Activity: Unity, Coherence, Syntax and Tone
Complete Essay: Drafts 1- 4
Essay Outline: Put It All Together (For any essay prewriting)
Activities: Proofreading and Revising
Symbols for Grading
Activity: Student Self-Assessment
Essay Grading Rubric
Blank Notebook Format Handout
Writing Topics: I Don't Have a Clue What to Write
Student Essay Sample
Blog Posts: These 16 dos and 10 don'ts form "Writing? Yes!" Classrooms & 3 Teacher Survival Lessons
For students - whether rookies just starting to follow the proper essay format, or veterans building writing muscle - this product offers lessons and activities that will help teachers create a “Writing? Yes!” atmosphere in their classrooms.
My Show Them, Help Them, Let Them teaching concept forms the structure for the scaffolding-oriented lessons and activities. In each segment of this technique, the teacher presents lessons about the Focus and then students complete coordinating activities.
As always, this activity- PDF version- may be downloaded and printed for classroom use. Also, an Easel Activity is ready to be used for Google Classroom. Teachers may choose to add an interactive layer of their own for digital use by clicking on the red "Open in Easel" rectangle on the product's page.
For 14 pages of effective and student friendly critique forms and rubrics, download
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