Great quick view of major academic terms and concepts tested on the STAAR Test. This document is especially helpful during the summer when teachers have a limited amount of time to cover important standards.
This format is a great way to help students who are being introduced or need support writing expository essays. The acronym TEST is used to help students remember what is needed to provide a complete expository essay on the STAAR test. Also good for
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons, Professional Development
This is a PowerPoint directed at teachers to show them how to teach students to give more meaningful examples in their persuasive essays. The slides that depict examples could be used to show students the difference.
This is helpful for struggling writers. It helps them organized their persuasive essay and makes sure they include all parts. Perfect for summer school re-testers, SPED students, and students who struggled staying focused while writing. It can be
This handout gives students a quick overview of what elements are needed in the persuasive essay. It serves as a guide for those who are just learning to write persuasively. Teacher may give to students prior to modeling or group essays.
The best way for students to demonstrate their understanding of a concept is to have them present it to their peers. This fun activity gives students the opportunity to use their artistic and creative thinking skills to present literary terms to
A great graphic organizer for students who are learning to write expository essays. It utilized the TEST format (lesson available on this site) and has directions to helps students fill it out independently. Their is also an example on the back of
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep