I used these pictures for a bulletin board in my Language Arts classroom. Students had to create one sentence summaries and hashtags for a story they read, and then illustrate a picture. They LOVED it and it truly showed their summarizing skills.
These posters are great to use as a bulletin board for an argument writing unit. They start with writing a thesis/claim, then move to sentence starters that help provide EVIDENCE and then finally give some ideas on how to explain the evidence (what
These were created as posters to hang in your room and provide students reminders about specific nonfiction text structures. Posters review keywords and graphic organizers use for cause and effect, problem/solution, compare/contrast, descriptive and
EVERY lesson has a teacher guide (some with videos and other links to follow) AND a printable student guide for students to keep in their writing notebooks as a reference/model.
These mini lessons help students strengthen their personal narrative
This tool and resource for students outlines the parts of an effective body paragraph- topic/hook, transition, cited evidence from research as well as elaboration to strengthen the argument. It gives students a body paragraph as a sample that
Great resource for student interactive notebooks or just a tool to hand out to students when writing argument essays.
This tool is designed to help students with body paragraphs and citing and elaborating their own work.
It gives helpful sentence
Students need to choose effective evidence to help support their writing (whether in an argument essay, short answers, or informational text). This tool concentrates on using an argument (video gaming) as a model for students. This could be used
Students struggle with incorporating craft into their argument writing. As seen on many argument and informational rubrics (Teacher's College is what I based this one off of, but it seems that this one has higher expectations than others, so this
Great tool that helps guide students through the process when writing an introduction for an argument essay (or can be used for an informative essay, too!). Based off the model of Teacher's College for grades 6-9 (developed from the TC rubric).
Great to use and put up during a roundtable discussion about a text. I also made copies to include in student's interactive notebooks!
Roundtable Discussions can be used for ANY content area- make sure you have an inviting question that can be