Teach students how to write complex sentences. This handout uses a labeled, color coded system that helps students visual the parts of the sentence. It also provides examples from literature and practice. Complex sentences made easy.
A chart that compares Common Sense and the Declaration of Independence.
This worksheet meets the following standard:
RI.11-12.9. Analyze eighteenth-century foundational U.S. documents of historical and literary significance for their themes,
Explanatory-Informative Writing Assignment based on the Common Core Standards W.11-12.2 a-f
The assignment includes reading a introductory college level essay about what is really in toothpaste which needs to be accessed by doing a google search.
This rubric was created to assess Explanatory-Informative Writing for the 11-12 grade common core standards. It assesses seven criteria that were taken from the standards such as develops the topic throughly, varied syntax and transitions, supports
Teach students how to drop in details to create more descriptive sentences. This can also be used in conjunction with comma rules to teach students to place commas around extra information in the middle of a sentence. This handout helps the light
This handout teaches what a semicolon is and provides examples from classic literature. It also provides a metaphor to help students remember this kind of sentence, color coded explanations, and practice. Semicolons made easy.