A simple notebook or notes insert for text evidence. Includes a few examples appropriate for the junior high level. Students learn how to answer questions while providing text evidence that includes author’s name, page number, title of text, direct
This particular file contains all the necessary pages for leading a narrative writing unit in class. I like to use narrative writing as the first major writing piece because I find students tend to enjoy this type of writing much more than research.
Whole Class or Small Group Review Game:
The review game asks students to identify sentence structures using text from a plethora of YA novels. For the full list of novels, check out the last page of this document. The answer to each review question
The purpose of this lesson is to make a connection between clauses and sentence structure. This lesson can be completed even if students have only covered clauses. You can choose to do this as an introduction activity to the four types of sentence
After teaching the four sentence structures, ask students to create an index card about his or her favorite fictional character.
I had some students write the 4 sentences in any order and asked them not to label each sentence