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This Expository Writing Interactive Notebook includes 15 lessons to teach expository writing. Each lesson includes step-by-step instructions for the teacher, description of hands- on activities, templates of foldables, and examples of the finished
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$10.00
358 ratings
4.0
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This download includes 10 mini-passages to practice the main idea and supporting details skill, 10-question assessment, answer sheet, and answer key. I used these mini-passages as bell ringers. They also can be used as task cards. I hope your
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Task Cards
$4.50
194 ratings
4.0
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This activity includes 16 articles and 48 headlines. Each article has three headlines that have something to do with the information presented in the article, but only one headline represents the main idea. Students will read the article, find three
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$6.00
73 ratings
4.0
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This lesson contains five activities to teach students show-not-tell writing: Activity 1: Examples and Non-Examples. Students will study “telling” and “showing” sentences to understand the difference. Activity 2: Writing Showing Sentences. Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons
$3.50
98 ratings
4.0
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The front page of this handout has a definition of the thesis and examples with non-examples. The second page provides step-by-step instructions on how to write a thesis statement in two different ways: if you start with a topic and if you start
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts
$1.50
48 ratings
4.0
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This lesson contains two activities to help students write grabbing leads for personal narratives: Activity 1: Types of Leads Foldable. Students will examine six types of leads for personal narrative: Talking Lead, Amazing Action, Description,
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons
$3.00
78 ratings
4.0
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This lesson takes Gretchen Bernabeis’s writing strategy to the next level. Students will practice how to create exciting sentences and use strong verbs. Activity 1: Ba-Da-Bing Sentences with “Saw”. Activity 2: Improving Word Choice. Students will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
74 ratings
4.0
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My students use this handout as a tool for writing a personal narrative. It helps them to remember what they need to have in their writing to receive the highest score. I usually make copies for them on a cardsctock paper ( both sides), laminate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Handouts, Printables
$1.50
63 ratings
4.0
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This handout is focused on differences between expository writing and personal narrative. I usually make two sided copies on a cardstock, and students keep it in their writing folders. They use it as tool when they work on expository writing. Very
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons
$1.50
44 ratings
4.0
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This lesson has three activities to teach students how to enhance their personal narrative writing with sensory details: Activity 1: Five senses foldable and a sample paragraph Activity 2: Practicing writing sentences with sensory details Activity
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons
$3.00
42 ratings
4.0
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This bundle includes the following personal narrative interactive notebook lessons: What Makes a Great Personal Narrative? Personal Narrative Interactive Notebook Lesson: Creating a Bank of Topics Personal Narrative Interactive Notebook
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
$15.00
46 ratings
4.0
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This handout contains four lessons to teach students elements of fiction, elements of plot, and summary. Lesson #1: Fiction Story Elements Vocabulary Activity 1: Foldable for fiction story elements. Activity 2: Flashcards for fiction story
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Minilessons
$4.00
36 ratings
4.0
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This flipbook contains six activities to teach students inferences: Tab 1: What is an Inference? - Students use a Frayer Model graphic organizer to learn the definition of an inference. Tab 2: How to make inferences?-Students work with a visual
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Test Prep, Minilessons
$4.00
39 ratings
4.0
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This download contains instructions for two activities: Activity 1: Students will create a Strong Verbs Mini-Book. All handouts and instructions are included. This book can be used together with writing interactive notebooks and will serve students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.5.3d, W.6.3d, W.7.3d, W.8.3d, W.4.3d
$3.50
29 ratings
4.0
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This handout has two activities to help students with organization of a personal narrative: Activity 1: Students will create a foldable for three major parts of a personal narrative. Activity 2: Students will analyze a sample of student’s writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
$2.50
28 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.15 MB)
By Fun teaching
This lesson has four activities to teach students how to add voice to their personal narratives. I usually teach this lesson as a part of the writing process. Activity 1: Students read a sample of student’s writing to complete an Emotional Report
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
26 ratings
4.0
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This download includes 16 mini-passages to practice the author's purpose skill, 15-question mini-assessment, answer sheet, and answer key. I used these mini-passages as bell ringers, task cards, and individual assignments for students who need
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Task Cards
$4.50
15 ratings
3.9
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By Fun teaching
This set includes 40 cards that can be used for any informational text. These cards are great for literacy centers, Kagan strategies, partner/group work, etc. The questions include topic, main idea, author's purpose and perspective, features of
Subjects:
Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.00
9 ratings
3.8
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NO PREP- just print out and use! This handout includes a two-page myth “King Midas and the Golden Touch”, four activities to review fiction reading skills, and a mini-assessment. Activities include basic comprehension worksheet, elements of plot,
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.5.2, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.8.2, RF.4.4b, RF.5.4a
$3.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Fun teaching
This lesson helps students create their own bank of topics for personal narratives. Option #1 allows students to create a foldable for their bank of memories and option #2 allows them to use a worksheet format to collect their memories. Please
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
$2.50
9 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.55 MB)
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