Help your students understand the structure of their introduction paragraph. Broken down into parts (Hook, Background, Roadmap, Thesis).
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Help your students understand the structure of a conclusion paragraph. Many students struggle with what to include in their paper's conclusion. Color-coded for multiple learning styles.
Parts include: Thesis, summary,
Teach students writing structure and how to organize their research using graphic organizers, outlines, and color-coding. This high-value package includes:
- general outline for research papers
- color-coded outline
- introduction graphic
Comprehensive revising and editing checklist asks students to review their own work and have a peer review their work. Simple YES/NO feedback makes for a quick activity and quality improvements. Revising for: MLA, paragraph structures. Editing
Pennsylvania Literature Keystone aligned test questions for Night by Elie Wiesel. Keystone multiple choice questions created from aligned question stems, and several constructed response prompts to choose from.
10 multiple choice
Help your students understand the structure of body paragraphs. Color coded for multiple learning styles. Two different organizers depending on the student need. How to structure evidence and details.
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Framework for students to set goals over the course of a unit, period of time, or school year. Consists of the following:
- self reflection survey, focusing on reading, discussions, vocabulary, and writing
- "big goal" section for where they want
Find examples of each type of figurative language within the story. At the bottom, describe what effect the figurative language has on the story. Aligned to Pennsylvania Literature Keystone anchor L.F.2.5.1
Help your students understand the structure of a research paper. Where should all the information go? How should each paragraph be written? Color-coded approach for multiple learning styles. 5 paragraph structure, 3 body paragraphs.
The tiger has been used as a symbol outside of Life of Pi, including William Blake’s poem “The Tyger”. Both authors utilize the tiger in specific ways to communicate larger thematic concepts to their readers. The tiger also has symbolic meaning
Released items for the Literature Keystone exam published by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reformatted for classroom use and distribution. Let your students practice in groups or administer as a practice test! Includes 2 fiction
How do I score a 3 on my constructed response test items? Teachers of Keystone-tested ELA courses have been asked this question for a few years now. After observing all released items and sample responses, most who had high scores followed a clear
Pennsylvania Literature Keystone Expository Rubric released by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reformatted in word for easy copy/paste into student work and highlighting. Scores can be scaled to fit your needs.
Pennsylvania Literature Keystone Conventions Rubric released by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, reformatted in word for easy copy/paste into student work and highlighting. Scores can be scaled to fit your needs.
Pennsylvania Literature Keystone Anchor and Eligible Content reformatted into an outline for classroom distribution and use. Give students a copy and help them become familiar with the same guidelines we use as teachers. Reference the list