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121 resources with the keyterm essay writing

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Folk Group Essay Checklist

For Students 7th - 8th
In this folk group essay checklist worksheet, learners choose one of their groups from the Folk Group Inventory Worksheet (available separately) and write an essay about it. Students use this checklist to ensure the key features of the...
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Bullying Essay

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this bullying essay worksheet, students find statistics on the internet about bullying and write an essay about their findings or write a letter to the principle explaining what should be done about bullying.
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Voice, Audience, Purpose Worksheet

For Students 8th - 9th
In this essay writing worksheet, students complete six short answer questions related to the audience, purpose, voice, theme, and the thesis of their essay.
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Words That Will Haunt You

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars create taxonomies of Halloween-related terms. Drawing from their compiled vocabulary lists and previous reading, they compose personal essays of their own memories of the holiday. Students present their essays at a...
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The Hamburger Essay - AKA The Sandwich Essay

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss how a five paragraph essay has five basic parts. They compare this to a well-made hamburger. They create a mind map of a five paragraph essay using the graphic of a tasty hamburger sandwich.
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All Aboard! All Aboard! The Essay Train

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders enjoy a train ride with The Little Engine That Could and discover how to create a five-paragraph essay train. This clever lesson has students use each boxcar of the train as a template for a paragraph.
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What Do I Write About?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders write as essay describing the cooperative group drawing they made or describing the process to draw a group picture.
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Easy Essays Step 2

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write essays after participating in mini-lessons that encourage better writing. They write using the model of a skeleton to which they add the muscles.
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COMPARE AND CONTRAST LIFESTYLES AND TIME PERIODS

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders demonstrate the steps needed for a compare and contrast essay by writing a paper comparing and contrasting two selected pictures.
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Improving Student Essay Writing

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders improve oral communication skills through small group activities whereby they discuss specific aspects of the essay sample, then write a skeleton essay with their group on the literary work in study.
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read the novel, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and then watch a movie based on the novel. They write an essay comparing the movie to the book.
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Write On: Lesson 9

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore language arts by writing an essay in class. In this journalism lesson, 6th graders identify the writing steps needed to create a written argument on paper. Students create their own essay based on a chosen topic and...
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Canadian Immigration

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars explore Canadian history by reading a book with their classmates. In this global immigration lesson plan, students utilize a SMART notebook to review information about the differences between Canadian and American...
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Essay Writing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars complete essay writing activities. In this essay writing lesson, students use an outline activity to learn about the advantages and disadvantages for various essay writing types. Young scholars also break down the...
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Giraffe

For Students 4th - 5th
In this research animals worksheet, students read 2 paragraphs about giraffes. Students research information about the giraffe and write an essay about the animal.
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Australian Cattle Dog

For Students 5th - 6th
In this animal research worksheet, students read a paragraph about Australian cattle dogs. Students then write an essay about the cattle dogs and their jobs as cattle drovers.
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Skellig by David Almond

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this Skellig worksheet, students write an essay about how Skellig changes Michael in the book. Students follow nine steps to help them prepare and then write the essay.
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WRITING AN ESSAY: THE BASICS

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this basic essay-writing worksheet, students are guided through the first parts of the writing process. They are then on their own to complete the essay.
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The Editing Process

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students in upper-level college-bound English classes review the editing process and terms such as, tone, diction, transition, and conclusion. They read and evaluate a sample essay and identify parts they feel they could improve on. ...
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Documentation - Citing Your Sources

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students study the five-paragraph essay, MLA citation, and how to write a Works Cited list. They visit the media center and research an American author. They write a five-paragraph essay about that author.
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Holocaust Nightmare Revisited

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read the autobiography "Night" and discuss why Elie Wiesel was ing to relive this time of his life through writing. They write an essay covering Elie Wiesel's purpose for writing the book.
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What Kind of Student Do You Want to Be?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders write an essay which answers the question, "What kind of student do you want to be?"
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Euro English

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read a short essay and cull out the directions. Then students rewrite the essay using standard English spellings. They create a paragraph of their own using Euro English and ask fellow students to translate to standard...
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Linguistics 472

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students write an essay on a specific topic but using their own imagination.