Short answer or open ended answer response strategy that helps students focus on how to construct focused responses. Graphic organizer with guided questions as well as step-by-step instructions help students as they are learning how to tackle these
STAAR Writing Teachers! Here are three resources to help prepare students for the expository writing found on Texas state assessments. Included: Expository Graphic Organizer, Expository Revision Guide, and Expository Introduction Graphic Organizer.
STAAR Writing Teachers! Three pages of resources for helping students organize and revise personal narrative writing. Also included: a checklist of qualities of the four STAAR tested Writing Modes in a reference chart.
Superhero themed work stations for prepositional, participial, appositive, and infinitive phrases. Coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, relative pronouns, and conjunctive adverbs also have a superhero sheet.
These two ready-to-use sheets prompt students to think creatively while making connections to the text of The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. Analogies and metaphors related to the characters in The Outsiders invite students to analyze the relationships