Contains 3 documents: Blank Illinois Residential Lease (but you can use any states general residential rental lease), document with grid-type list of lease problems (for cutting up), and the lease assessment.
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A basic guide with examples of how to form both compound and complex sentences. Can be used as a handout, whole class discussion, and as an introduction into activities creating original sentences (either in groups, pairs or individually)
Originally created and used for 8th grade (both general ed. and honors) LA students. Designed to be an easy and fun introduction to Shakespeare and used with the movie ONLY. The idea was for students to hear and see the language prior to reading
All guidelines are laid out for a summative compare/contrast essay. Students don't know if the essay prompt will be for summary, c/c, or argumentative; this is for c/c. Rubric for an "A" paper is provided. Intended to be done on the computer
Survey questions that can be used for first day of class. Provided as 5 to a page for easy cutting. After students submit, you can make their answers into a bingo-type grid for the second day: Students have a certain amount of time (i.e. 5
This is a revision assignment for a compare/contrast essay (but can be used for any type) that requires students to create 10 new sentences utilizing methods learned for sentence variety. You can introduce to the whole class and do an example with
Use as a practice test for students to prep after writing cause/effect, summary, illustrative and narrative essays. Test provides 4 prompts, 1 of each type, and students choose 1 to write. Directions for students indicate 9+ mechanical errors = 0
4 documents included. Notes on summaries and what required elements are and explanation/elaboration. Introduction notes and examples for summary + response, an essay I assign after students have shown mastery of writing a summary with required
Simple rubric for a 2-part response essay consisting of a summary and reaction to the article/essay summarized. Structured so that points are all or nothing; these are elements that have to be used with this writing pattern. The second part is
Simple rubric for a cause/effect essay where they have chosen either the causes OR the effects of something. Structured so that points are all or nothing; these are elements that have to be used with this writing pattern. The second part is based
Simple rubric for an illustrative essay. Structured so that points are all or nothing; these are elements that have to be used with this writing pattern. The second part is based on points for mechanical errors. Total is out of 50 points.