Writing Spotlight: Writing in the Present Tense (digital and print bundle)

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7th - 10th
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    1. Help your students improve their writing by focusing on one specific aspect of writing at a time. These Writing Spotlight Mini-Units help students improve their writing, and they are designed for teachers to use alongside their writing units. Each Writing Spotlight Mini Unit includes an editable and
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    Digital and print bundle!

    Help your students become better, stronger writers with this digital writing spotlight teaching unit that focuses on teaching students how to write in the present tense.

    Help your students consistently write about literature in the literary present tense with this Digital Writing Spotlight mini-unit. This Google-based writing unit for middle school ELA and high school English students includes teachable content and student resources to help your students improve their ability to maintain a consistent tense, the literary present tense when writing about literature.

    This unit includes:

    • a 33 slide, editable and animated Google Slides™presentation for direct instruction and whole-class exercises
    • a Google Doc™ with student practice
    • Answer keys
    • Writing examples (embedded in the Google Slides presentation)

    Aiming to improve student writing, each Writing Spotlight unit focuses on one aspect of writing. I recommend that you incorporate these mini-unit spotlights into your instruction one at a time. Each time you assign a new, substantial writing assignment, incorporate a new Spotlight to create strong, confident writers.

    You may also be interested in these digital writing units for secondary ELA:

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    Digital Peer Editing Stations

    SMARTePlans™ is a registered trademark of The Daring English Teacher, Inc. All SMARTePlans units are Google-based teaching units that run on either the Google Slides, Google Docs, or Google Forms platforms. Each SMARTePlans teaching unit is good for a single teacher license. Resources may only be posted online in a secure platform such as Google Classroom™, Canvas, Schoolology, or a similar learning management system.

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