This is a fold-able brochure that walks students through the basic 5 paragraph essay format. Each paragraph has its own column, which helps students focus on one topic at a time and helps to keep them organized. The brochure is used in conjunction
These are two handouts that I use when getting students started on personal narrative writing.
The first handout is double sided, and gets the students thinking about events in their past that might make a good story.
The second handout is a
This is a vocabulary unit I created for my 7th graders who were reading at a 4th grade level. The unit consists of 20 common 4th grade words and is broken up into 4 parts.
Part 1 works with words 1-5 and contains sentence fill in the blank
This is a writing activity that I do with my students on the first day of school. This file contains my first writing prompt, as well as instructions on how to facilitate the writing activity. This activity can be done with just about any creative
Rather than have my students write book reports, I have them do creative projects within a certain genre study. This assignment is for our science fiction/fantasy unit. Students choose a book within the genre that they wish to read, and they