The resources in this big bundle teach students how to do 4 different types of writing, how to organize information that will be used for writing, how to cite sources of writing, and how to edit their writing.
Every resource addresses various ELA Common Core standards and a list of the standards addressed is included in each product. Please see the individual resources for more information.
With informational posters, graphic organizers, sentence frames, checklists and rubrics, your students are guided through the process of:
* Writing outlines,
* Writing paragraphs,
* Writing summaries,
* Writing essays,
* Doing compare and contrast pieces of writing, and
* Doing argumentative, opinion, and persuasive pieces of writing.
With 7 different types of rubrics, you can easily assess your students' writing in many different genres and your students can use them as guides, too.
All resources include both color and black-and-white versions of the materials. There are also pages for teachers with tables of contents for quick reference, background information about using each resource, lists of the ELA Common Core standards addressed, and sample WIDA MPIs for the Compare-and-Contrast
✓ Please note:
* If you prefer, you can purchase 2 small bundles containing 3 writing resources each HERE
at 20% discounts but neither small bundle includes the Rubrics & Checklists
What teachers who have used these resources are saying:
♥ "Great resource for my special needs students" -- Rene G., about the Writing Paragraphs Checklists
♥ "This product was extremely helpful for my ESL classes." -- oneorganizedkitty, about the Writing Summaries
♥ "Wonderful! Simple to use and understand!" -- Morgan S. about the Writing Rubrics & Checklists
♥ "The graphic organizers and transitional word reference sheets are very helpful when teaching my students about writing to compare and contrast. THANKS!" -- Mary L. about the Compare-and-Contrast Writing
♥ "We used these cards in my class today to really drill MLA citation style. The kids were very engaged, and it was so great for them to see a variety of sources other than the typical book, encyclopedia, etc. Thanks so much!" -- Awesome English, about the Writing Citations Practice
What you get in this bundle:
(Click on the links for more info about each resource or to purchase them individually.)
★ Opinion, Persuasive & Argumentative Writing Resources
, for Grades 3 - 8 & Homeschool -- 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)
★ Compare and Contrast Writing in 2 Formats
, for Grades 3 - 8 & Homeschool -- 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)
★ Practice Writing Citations in MLA Format with Task Cards
, for Grades 6 - 8 & Homeschool -- 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 8th 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)
★ Writing Paragraphs: Checklists for ELLs and Other Writers
-- For Grades 5 - 8 & Homeschool -- 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
-- For Grades 5 - 8 & Homeschool -- 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)
★ Writing Summaries: Helpful Guides for ELLs and Beginning Writers
-- For Grades 4 - 12 & Homeschool -- Organizational frameworks and sentence starters that guide your students through writing summaries of fiction and informational texts (19 pages for students and teachers)
★ Writing Rubrics & Checklists to Evaluate Student Work
-- For Grades 6, 7, and 8 -- Students can use these 7 assessment tools to guide their writing and teachers can use them to evaluate their students' completed work. Each rubric or checklist can be used in any subject class. (Please note: Two of the rubrics can be purchased by themselves if you prefer; you can find them here
.) (48 pages for students and teachers)
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