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There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
Sixth graders write multiple pieces and create a writing portfolio each marking period. In this writing instructional activity, 6th graders spend several weeks developing each piece of writing, conference with their parents at home, and...
Writer's workshop is an idea that's been around for years. Students write, read, and comment on each others writing in an authentic and thoughtful way. Here is a 21st century twist, 6th graders will use the class blog to create a...
Thorough and well-organized, this lesson plan helps pupils to weigh, build, and refute an argument (the latter of which is featured here; the first two parts are linked within the resource). Given a simplified argument and counter...
This activity about writing can be taught in small groups or large group settings. They examine basic writing techniques and practice using them to improve their writing.
In this young writer's workshop worksheet, students write a response to the prompt, "Aga Panthis looked at the butterflies and she looked at the flowers. She thought..." They see a picture of a young lady looking at butterflies and...
Students interview each other and their parents to examine why and when writers write and where published authors get their ideas. They complete a class T-chart, fill-out an interview worksheet, and read and discuss a variety of book...
Kids take a critical look at each other's work in order to understand the editing process while providing constructive suggestions. This handout really sets learners up to successfully offer constructive critique to their peers. Helpful...
If reading seems to be going out the window due to television or other influences, it follows that writing might be close behind. Here are suggestions for setting up a writing workshop in your classroom to keep writing going strong.
Bring your learners together to write a class narrative about the first day of school. Start off by teaching them about sequence with a quick oral activity. Then, work together to fill out a story map. Finally, compose the class...
Students examine how a hook grabs the readers attention. They read an example of a hook from the book "Charlotte's Web," and discuss the process of writing a hook. Students listen to the story "Hey Al," identify the hooks in the story,...
Students write a story. In this writing style and illustration lesson, students review elements of Dr. Seuss' writing and illustration style and read a few more books written by him, examining the writing style. Students work in...
Learners determine a positive physical feature of themselves. They participate in an online writer's workshop and write descriptive poem about their favorite feature. They create a display of poetry and pictures.
Writers learn about using sensory details as they revise bland sentences with more vivid language. Next, they begin writing the first drafts of their children's books, completing storyboards to effectively plan their writing.
In this writing template worksheet, students draw an illustration and use the lines provided to write a story. This template can be used in various ways as part of Writer's Workshop.
In this writer's workshop writing prompt, worksheet students response and extend a writing prompt that says, "Curt and his mom walked through the art museum looking at paintings. Curt said, 'I think I could...'"
In this writer's workshop worksheet, students write an open response essay to extend the prompt, "Two monkeys were loose at the zoo and they..." They see a picture of two monkey wreaking havoc on an man sitting on a bench in the zoo.
Evaluating a variety of narrative texts can help build strong writers. Pupils identify plot elements and their relation to personal experience, then apply what they gleaned from the class discussion to create their own narratives.
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Answering questions is the best way to hone and revise your argument. Foster receptive writers with a workshop activity that promotes peer editing and argumentative writing skills. Given lists of both friendly and skeptical questions,...
Students practice writing using a guided writing worksheet that helps them examine problems of human space exploration. They isolate lexical chunks used for writing about problems and write paragraphs of their own. Students write a...
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