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W.6.3 - Narrative Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 6th Standards
Cultivating a deep love of narrative writing in your young writers can set them on a path that will have them writing and reading for the rest of their lives. These common core aligned resources (W.6.3) will give you some great starting...
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Narrative & Creative Writing Prompts

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Narrative writing prompts challenge young writers to create stories. Along the way, they learn how to stretch their imagination, draw on personal experiences, organize the elements of a story, and add sensory details. The 11 prompts are...
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Dealing with Dilemmas: Upstanders, Bystanders and Whistle-Blowers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are upstanders, bystanders, and whistle-blowers when it comes to dealing with dilemmas. The four lessons in this unit module ask young scholars to think about injustice and how to resolve difficult situations. Learners research...
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EngageNY Grades 6 ELA Module 2B: Voices of Adversity

For Teachers 6th Standards
Were things really harder back in the day? That is the question sixth graders research in a three-unit module. They read information articles and literature about the adversities of medieval life, and then draft an essay in which they...
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Five Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Every writer knows how terrible writer's block can feel. Use these five writer's block-busting techniques to help young writers get out of their rut and into a better state of mind.
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Rediscovering Forgotten Women Writers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Women's voices are becoming more prominent in the world of literature, but for centuries, this wasn't the case. Young historians research a woman whose writings are considered to be lost, out of print, or forgotten. They develop an oral...
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Write with Writers

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Write and work with authors on the Scholastic Website to promote the recognition of various genres.  Young writers will participate in activities based on the type of writing such as biography, descriptive, folktales, mystery, news, and...
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Nonfiction Genre Mini-Unit: Persuasive Writing

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Should primary graders have their own computers? Should animals be kept in captivity? Young writers learn how to develop and support a claim in this short unit on persuasive writing.
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My Restaurant Visit

For Students K - 3rd
Young writers recount their visit to a restaurant, describing where they went, what they ate, and who was in the party.
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Choosing a Story Idea for a Narrative

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Decisions, decisions. Now that young writers have brainstormed ideas for a personal narrative, it's time to decide which one to write about. Follow along as the instructor explores the thought process involved in choosing the topic that...
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Silly Stories

For Students Pre-K - 4th Standards
Young writers get a jump start on story telling by selecting a plot, a setting, and multiple character cards and then use these basic elements to create a tale.
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Young Writer's Workshop Writing Prompt Worksheet

For Students 4th - 5th
In this young writer's workshop worksheet, students write a response to the prompt, "Aga Panthis looked at the butterflies and she looked at the flowers. She thought..." They see a picture of a young lady looking at butterflies and...
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The Misunderstood Adolescent Writer: Special Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
All young authors experience the frustration of feeling absolutely misunderstood at least once. Your class can experience themselves as writers through a literary analysis and writing project. They read a story about a misunderstood...
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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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Teaching Writing: Is There a Right Way?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Delve into CCSS by implementing a writer's workshop model complete with mini-lessons, shared writing experiences, and author celebrations.
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Young Writers Unite

For Students 5th - 6th
In this young writers worksheet, student publish their work at an online site. They read the question and answer section, read some of the stories at the site, and publish a story for submission.
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Tell the Story - The Cows Go Shopping

For Students K - 2nd
Will Casey get a can of clover? After examining the provided writing prompt about Casey's trip to the grocery store, young writers must decide what happens next and tell their story with words and pictures.
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Create Your Own Fantasy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young writers get an opportunity to create their own characters, world, and fantasy as part of a study of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. After reviewing the tropes of the genre, they let their imaginations carry them away to a land of...
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Conclude a Persuasive Essay

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
If only writing a conclusion were as simple as saying The End. Model how to conclude a persuasive essay by summarizing main ideas and making a plea for action with the fifth lesson in this writing series. Consider pausing the video and...
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Something Green

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Kermit would really enjoy this prompt. Young writers select something green, describe it, identify where it is found and how it is used, and then illustrate their something.
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Conclusions Chart

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
How do you know who done it? This graphic organizer reminds young writers that multiple pieces of evidence are needed to support a conclusion. The chart works equally well for a paragraph or a complete essay.
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Building a Community of Writers

For Teachers 3rd
Emerging writers help create a classroom community of writers willing to take risks with their ideas, voices, and experiences. Use this lesson to encourage young writers to give and receive written responses to oral and written stories.
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Persuasive Writing - Anticipating Opposing Views

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Persuasion, when used effectively, is a powerful and effective tool. In groups, young writers develop a persuasive letter about something that they would like their parents to allow them to do. Then, independently, they use proper...
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Lesson Plan 5: Creating a Supporting Character

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
As a class, young writers learn how to develop a strong supporting character. They think and discuss a good friend they know, they use that friend as a basis for a potential supporting character. They create a supporting character as a...