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111 resources with the concept prewriting

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Stories of 3

For Teachers 3rd
Third rd graders read The Three Little Pigs, then identify the Protagonists, Antagonist, and Setting. After the ground work is done students will write a creative narrative based on The Three Little Pigs, they write a story of 3. They...
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For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you just hear thunder? Nope, you heard the sound of another kind of storm—a brainstorm! A handout teaches writers about different kinds of brainstorming and provides options for them to try when beginning to write their own papers....
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Problem and Solution: By Jove, I Think You've Got It

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Through grand conversation, help scholars identify issues that harm the Earth and find solutions on how to solve them. After voting—on what your class deems the most important problem—stretch writing muscles with a problem-solution essay...
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For Students 1st - 4th
A simple worksheet can offer loads of possibilities. This resource includes six blank thought clouds for pupils to brainstorm ideas for their next project or assignment.
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Planning a Response to a Writing Prompt

For Students 4th Standards
In the fourth of seven lessons on responding to a writing prompt, the instructor guides learners through pre-writing organization and using stories to illustrate points in the essay. The thought process behind each text addition is...
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Writing about Significant Experiences

For Students 7th - 10th
What experiences have had an impact on the lives of your pupils? Writers can brainstorm ideas on the first page of this activity, and then expand on their ideas when responding to the questions on the second page. If you are building up...
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How to Refine, Narrow, or Broaden a Topic Worksheet

For Students 8th - 10th
Guide your writers in the pre-writing stage of a research project. Print this sheet to help each writer select an appropriate research topic. They practice narrowing and broadening two different options provided. A natural follow-up...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers Pre-K - 9th
Introducing your emergent writers to the writing process? Consider using this presentation that gives a clear overview of the steps involved in producing a piece of writing. The elements of an essay are then introduced; however, the only...
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PALM TREES Technology :Literacy Challenge Project

For Teachers 7th
Do you have a class set PDAs? Seventh graders use the Note Pad function on their PDAs to brainstorm writing prompts. After three minutes of listing their favorite foods, class members use the Note Pad Eraser to reduce their list to the...
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Predictions: Technologies of the Future

For Students 4th - 5th
Visit the world of science fiction with this graphic organizer focusing on predictions. Complete the chart to determine the possible positive and negative side effects for two examples of future technology. Then, have writers choose one...
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The Writing Process

For Teachers 4th - 5th
What are the five steps of the writing process? This short PowerPoint presentation identifies the five steps and gives a quick definition of each. Use this if you want to introduce your learners to the terms and their definitions. 
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School Long Ago

For Teachers K - 2nd
Primary pupils complete pre-reading, writing, and post-reading activities for the book, 1923 School Long Ago. In this guided reading lesson plan, learners will complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have...
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Stages of the Writing Process

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The steps of the writing process are outlined in these few slides. The definitions are accurate, but not much direction is given for writing. Each slide is in all caps, making it slightly difficult to read. Use this as a review right...
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Prewriting 2 Getting Ideas

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read a poem or short paragraph and have students picture it in their minds. They relate the topic to something in their experience and illustrate, 4th graders generate questions with a graphic organizer, use Prewriting2...
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Writing Prompts: Political Cartoons

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners select a cartoon to present to the class. They study it for a few minutes, write a list of questions about the cartoon. Students answer each others' questions and change the questions to declarative statements which are used as...
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Writing Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young writers complete a unit of activities to learn and use writing strategies. They will complete 8 activities to prewrite, use descriptive words, asking and telling sentences, and correct spelling within their writing. Then they watch...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
As a class, 7th graders observe examples of brainstorming and then complete brainstorming worksheets themselves. They compose and describe planning strategies. Prior to writing an essay, they identify the purpose and the audience.
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Using Color as a Pre-Writing Tool

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
To better understand how to compose a clear and well-organized paper, learners read short passages, write summaries, and make colored graphic organizers. This is a fully developed three-day lesson plan with suggested assessments.
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Essay Prewriting Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explain the steps to making a sandwich to their teacher while he/she completes the steps. After the demonstration, they identify any part of the process that could use clarification. They are introduced to the practice of...
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Match the Animals

For Students Pre-K - K
Youngsters will practice pre-reading skills by drawing lines to connect pictures of animals. In one column the animal's name and head are pictured. On the body of the page, students see the entire animal. Students connect the...
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For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Get your students writing, clear and organized stories with this PowerPoint. Students are taken through the brainstorming process by using a story web, they fill out what happened, where it happened, who was there, and how they felt....
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Preschool Lesson: Guinea Pigs

For Teachers Pre-K - K
In this Guinea Pig themed lesson, learners hear the story, Guinea Pigs Add UP! and then engage in several themed learning activities. Each activity fosters skills in letter/number recognition, art, math or writing.  
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Be the Poet

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners explore Haiku poems. In this Haiku lesson, students become familiar with literary elements, mood and dominant impression. Learners choose a theme and create there own Haiku. Students set the mood of their poem with food, music,...
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Write Persuasively (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice persuasive writing. In this writing lesson plan, students understand that there are different ways to write. Students build a list of words that can be used for persuasion. Students develop statements to use for...