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Telling Your Story

For Teachers K - 4th
Have young writers compose stories that add detail to the moments captured in personal photographs and create an annotated photo album. Rather than sending every member of the class home for the weekend with a digital camera, you might...
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Adventure Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Have your class write adventure stories. In a step-by-step manner, learners discuss techniques that can be used to make their stories interesting and complete. They analyze the purpose of the story, the ways they can generate excitement,...
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Make Your Writing More Interesting

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Teach your class how to improve their writing. This resource walks learners through the keys to good writing. It addresses the need for complex sentences, the use of different ways to open a sentence, and the importance of varying the...
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Georgia CRCT - 7th Grade Language Arts Quiz

For Students 7th
Whether your seventh graders are preparing for the Georgia Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT) or any other standardized test, this practice worksheet takes them through a variety of language arts skills. Punctuation, grammar,...
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Six Traits of Writing

For Teachers 5th - 9th
What are the six traits of writing? This cute presentation will show you and your pupils exactly that! For each trait of writing, the creators of this PowerPoint included a quote and bullet points describing the trait. Play this and have...
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Introduction to Writing Traits and Writing Strategies

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Intended for an audience of teachers, this presentation lays out the six traits of writing, the writing process, and the teaching process for traits and strategies. If you are trying to understand the writing process more fully, you...
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Choose Your Words Wisely

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Improve word choice! Writers use dictionaries and thesauruses to aid them in choosing exciting words to incorporate in their writing. They rewrite sentences and practice identifying words that can be replaced using a better word. Flip...
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Ready, Aim, Focus!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Use photography as a tool to improve writing skills. Provide pupil pairs with a digital camera and challenge them to capture images of the classroom they find visually striking. Each class member then composes a descriptive piece about...
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How Writing Strategies Create a Character: Parrot in the Oven

For Students 7th - 12th
Identifying specific writing strategies while reading fiction helps to increase understanding of character development. This handout provides a template on which readers can record examples of figurative language and explain how it...
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Style and Voice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Develop the writing skills of your high school class. Writers consider their personal style and voice, read selections by other authors, and then write pieces that challenge them to experiment with their own style.
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Enhancing Your Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Help your class enrich their writing using this presentation. It focuses on direct and indirect speech, and identifies the way to incorporate it into writing. It provides a great way to review punctuation rules and usage as well.
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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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From Photo to Printed Word: Getting Second-Graders to Write

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use photographs to entice your children to write! In this digital storytelling lesson, students study the functions of digital cameras. They review their sentence-writing skills, then take digital photos and write sentences that describe...
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Writing Humorous Fiction

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this writing strategies worksheet, students plan a setting as they respond to 4 short answer questions, write a humorous fiction draft by following 7 steps, and conduct a writing conference with a classmate using the 4 provided...
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Kumara From the Farmer's Field

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the essay, Kumara From the Farmer's Field and examine strategies for organizing facts for future reference. In this reading comprehension lesson, students pretend they are advertising executives who must create a grocery...
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6 Traits: Voice

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Students explore the trait of voice. In this language arts activity, students focus on the writing trait of voice. Students view a video and practice writing.
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Persuade Me

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils develop their writing skills. For this writing strategies lesson, students examine persuasive writing techniques on order to write persuasive mailers.
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Writing Strategies: A Writer's Notebook

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this writing worksheet, learners read 12 strategies for keeping a writer's notebook. Worksheet is designed to be signed by student and parent when completed.
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"All About Me" Paragraph

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a paragraph titled "All About Me" in the computer lab after they have drawn graphic organizers to fill in background information about themselves and used a "10-Point Writing Checklist" to do peer editing.
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What's A Word?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students listen to the story "Wilfred Gordon Mcdonald Partridge" and brainstorm about memories. They write a story describing what they would put in a memory basket when they are 80 years old.