This assignment helps students master expository writing in a fun way that tells you about who they are as people. Students explain how to do a certain hobby or activity. They break it up into steps with included pictures, transitions and a
This self assessment is to make sure students complete all parts of the ACE writing strategy in their essays. This ensures that they remember to Answer the Question, Cite Evidence and Explain the Answer/Evidence. It also includes other information
This allows you to print and cut cheat sheets for students so they remember the acronym of ACEC. The extra C is for Counterclaim at the end of essays.
Answer the question / state your claim
Cite evidence / quote
Explain your evidence /
After teaching students how to properly use apostrophes for possession, you can do this activity as practice.
You project this onto the board, and students change the sentence into an example using an apostrophe on their own paper.
This is a fun beginning of the year activity.
This activity asks students to bring four objects to class that describe who they are. They have to explain in depth why those objects show who they are as a person. The second page is an optional
This goes along with the novel "House on Mango Street." Students write a vignette about their own names, answering a few questions within them and including images related to their name. This requires that they also research the origins and meaning