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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Writing

For Teachers 1st Standards
"I can" statements are great for wording the Common Core standards in a way everybody will understand. Prime first graders with a writing checklist that addresses eight key expository writing standards taken directly from the Common...
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Review with Creative Writing

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Connect a wide range of literature concepts where writers demonstrate mastery through creative writing.
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Support and Develop a Topic Using Details and Information

For Students 4th Standards
In the second of five videos, young writers get insight into how to support an expository response with close reading to find concrete details. A summary of a four-part writing process begins the lesson, and identifies that what they'll...
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Write an Introduction for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
Start your informational essay off right with a strong introduction, the focus of the sixth of nine videos on using text resources to write an essay. In particular, it discusses how to structure the paragraph around a great hook to make...
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Providing Effective Feedback to the Youngest of Writers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Primary grade children can excel as writers when presented with thoughtful and age-appropriate feedback.
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But I'm Not a Writing Teacher!

For Teachers 8th - 12th
How teaching writing skills in the science classroom will benefit your students as they transition to Common Core.
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Dive into Summer Writing!

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Tips and tools to help us reflect, refresh, and renew prior to the new school year.
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Finding Excellent Nonfiction in Long-form Journalism

For Teachers 9th - 11th
How to find engaging, rigorous nonfiction texts through long-form journalism.
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Less is More: How to Write a Six-Word Memoir like Ernest Hemingway

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Follow Ernest Hemingway's lead and lead and teach your pupils to write their own six-word memoir!
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Honoring Our Pets During National Pet Week

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Recognize National Pet Week with reading and writing activities to celebrate the animals in your pupils' lives.
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Talking with the Author

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Encourage your class to interact with complex texts through dialectical journal writing.
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Helping Homeschoolers: Rigorous and Relevant Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Maximize the strengths of the homeschooling relationship to improve the quality and focus of your child's writing.
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Harness Music to Enhance Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Use the magic of music to engage the senses and bring new life to your writing curriculum.
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Found Poetry Finds Popularity

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Writers use non-fiction pieces to craft found poems across all domains for a New York Times writing contest.
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Promote Outside Reading and Genuine Response with Book Reviews

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Take Part in National Turn Off the TV and Read Month while engaging your class in authentic reading and writing.
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Best Websites for English Teachers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bookmark these grammar, writing, and literature websites to build your teaching arsenal, making life just a little bit easier.
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Use These Writing Applications in Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Utilizing writing applications in the language arts classroom to help pupils begin and develop their writing.
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Lesson: Unmonumental: Yesterday's News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Upper graders are tasked with developing a social consciousness as they analyze the impact of the news media. They view a presentation depicting various media events in order to understand threshold moments in history. There are three...
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Point of View: How Will Your Story Be Told?

For Students 9th - 12th
Selecting the point of view for your story isn't actually as easy as you might imagine. Will you choose first person? First person omniscient? Third person limited? Review your options with this PowerPoint. Many story writers don't...
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Award for Good Writing

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Acknowledge strong writing skills with a colorful certificate. The PDF is editable and you can enter in a student name, date, teacher name, and teacher title. Sign the certificate and present it to a deserving pupil whenever you desire!
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Plan Writing for an Informational Text

For Students 4th Standards
If you have a few minutes to spare in your informational text lesson, use a video about planning your writing. Helpful graphics, such as a KWL chart, and narration show fourth graders how to use a table of contents to write their...
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Write a Conclusion to an Informal Essay

For Students 4th Standards
Round out an explanatory essay with a lesson dedicated to writing the conclusion. This is the fifth of a six part series that walks through several of the major steps of writing an informational essay. After a brief review of what's been...
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Write an Introduction Including Specific Details About a Topic

For Teachers 4th Standards
The fourth in a series of 6 lessons digs into the all-important task of writing the introduction to an explanatory essay. A review of the writing process and how to create topic sentences kicks off the learning. Then, writers are...
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Develop a Topic by Rereading and Grouping Related Information

For Students 4th Standards
Continue on the path to writing a strong explanatory essay in the second of six lessons. The focus is on close reading and creating cohesive paragraphs by grouping together related information. The instructor identifies this work as...