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Sentence Fragments

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Reinforce writing and language skills with a grammar worksheet that focuses on determining whether a sentence is complete or a fragment.  
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Skill Building with the Newspaper

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Extra, extra, read all about it! Use a newspaper as the primary resource in a special education classroom to teach reading, writing, and math skills. The activities help class members build their reading skills as well as their knowledge...
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Immigration Journeys

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Through the journey of four stories of immigration, scholars complete graphic organizers and apply knowledge to create a visual representation of their findings on a large poster. Third and fourth readers write a letter to their family...
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Persuasive Essay: Grade 5

For Teachers 5th Standards
Improve your fifth graders' persuasive writing skills in four weeks. Working independently, in peer editing groups, and with instruction, writers work over the 17 sessions to craft an argumentative essay. They craft a well-organized...
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Opinion Argument Writing Packet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
You won't need much persuading to use an argumentative writing packet in your language arts class! With helpful reference pages, guided practice through the writing process, examples of opinion and argument writing, and a thorough...
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Persausive Writing

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
A unit on persuasive writing guides elementary learners through the writing process. The first part examines the elements of persuasive writing, including expressing an opinion, connecting ideas, using supporting facts, and writing...
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Argument

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Form well-crafted arguments with the help of an educational video. Fourth graders study various examples of persuasive arguments, including thesis statements and cartoons, and observe the ways that supporting details can enhance the...
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Purpose and Tone

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A powerful image or well-placed comment always has intention behind it. Guide young readers through author's purpose and tone with a language arts video that explains why word choice is key in writing clearly and coherently.
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Persuasive Writing Skills Worksheets

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
What makes you want to buy that new car? Or vote for that popular politician? Study the persuasive techniques commonly found in advertisements or argumentative writing, including repetition, exaggeration, and fact vs. opinion.
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Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Have you ever tried to convince someone to do something? Learn how to write an effective and well-organized persuasive letter with a lesson focused on the complete writing process.
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Making a Difference

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
After learning about the effects of water pollution, your class will discuss ways to make people in their community aware of the importance of water conservation. Then, your young environmentalists will write a letter to the local...
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Maniac Magee: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
As part of their reading of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee, class members consider what it would take to survive living on their own. Using the provided worksheet, individuals list their needs and decide where they would seek shelter.
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A House Divided: The Civil War Home Front in Tennessee

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
To broaden their understanding of both the short term and long terms effects of the Civil War, class groups examine primary source materials and then assume the role of a family member and draft a letter to a soldier describing life at...
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Freshwater Availability Classroom Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
This science assignment produced by NASA teaches inquiring minds the distribution of Earth's water. Learners will appreciate and understand the importance of fresh water and how weather and climate affects everything.
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Making Inferences Special Night (12)

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Young writers will enjoy clowning around with this activity that asks them to use clues in Katie's story to infer what is happening. Careful readers won't be tricked. The activity is a real treat.
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Debate Prompt

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Should the government rate music? Are teen juries a good idea? Is space exploration worth the money? Your learners will think critically to tackle these interesting questions, and practice their ability to form persuasive arguments by...
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Charlotte's Web - Character Analysis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Augment your instruction on Charlotte's Web with this collection of eight related lesson plans. Kids can explore characters, write opinion pieces, conduct research, practice descriptive writing and making inferences, and examine E.B....
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Cotton in My Sack

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
As part of a study of saving choices and opportunity costs, class members listen to a reading of Lois Lenski's Cotton in My Sack, and then evaluate the spending choices made by the Hutley family.  
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Writing Project- Persuasive Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Class members craft persuasive letters addressed to their teacher or the school principal, encouraging change to or the establishment of a program.
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Travel Printable for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Help make children's vacations a little more meaningful with this collection of writing materials. Offering numerous writing paper templates, writing prompts, and coloring pages, this resource engages children in creating a written...
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Dear Principal: Please More Recess!

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Want to really tap into your pupils' persuasive instincts? Here is a writing prompt that is sure to get your youngsters' pens scribbling furiously. After all, who doesn't want more recess?
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My Favorite Subject

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Reflect on your favorite subject in school with a straightforward writing prompt. Kids think about what subject they enjoy the most, why they enjoy it, and if everyone should study the subject in the space provided on the page.
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Respect: It Starts With You!

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
There are few things as frustrating to a teacher as a disrespectful student. Luckily this collection of activities, worksheets, and writing exercises is here to help eliminate this problem by teaching young leaners what respect really...
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A Day in the Life of a San Francisco Native Animal

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Before Google, before Sillicon Valley, before the Gold Rush, the San Francisco landscape was a biome filled with grizzly bears, mule deer, tule elk, coyotes, gray fox, gophers, and moles. To explore the early days of yesteryear, kids...