This is a collection of worksheets that teach how to write introductory paragraphs. It includes definitions of sample attention-getters, paragraph examples, and practice pages to write different attention-getters, and complete introductions. There
The handouts contain an explanation and directions for students. Students will be expected to interview a classmate and write a biography about him or her. There is a sample biography for them to review, with discussion questions at the end. An
This is my version of the six traits of writing. I have broken down the writing traits to utilize while grading an essay. I use this rubric to grade essays by just circling and underlining what applies for each student. I will attach this sheet to
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
The purpose of this five page note-taking packet is to point students in the correct direction when it comes to conceptualizing similarities and differences from the most important aspects of The Great Gatsby. They can use these notes as evidence of
This is a book log for students to fill out while he or she is reading a novel. It is meant to be used with any fictional novel but can be adapted for other genres. It should enforce reading the book and make students reflect after each reading
You will find project choices for TKAM and specific instructions for students to follow. Each of the 10 assignments have instructions and expectations listed. Then you will be given a detailed grading rubric for the projects, essay and presentations
This is a general outline to help students create his or her own outline about a specific research topic. It is a great tool to help students more effectively outline their information in an order that makes chronological since. Please let me know
The top twenty most commonly used prefixes are compiled into three worksheets (some answers are provided). Following the worksheets I would give a quiz on prefixes by matching the prefix with the definition.
This document can be copied and cut in half. It is meant to help students type their essay in proper MLA format. The red writing is instructions to the students and the black writing is how the essay should look.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Informational Text