Improve Student Writing Worksheets: meet language standards and improve sentence variety in student writing.
Improve Student Writing: Overused Words, Poor Sentence Structure, and More
Tired of students using the same words in their writing - or worse - plugging in random words from the thesaurus? These activities were made for secondary students who need to stop overusing the same words and improve their overall writing structure.
A Philosophy for Assessing Writing: Aim for Improvement, not Perfection
In this blog by Bespoke ELA for TeachWriting.org, find tips for assessing student writing in secondary ELA for improvement, not perfection. Helpful for writing workshop in grades 6-12.
Types of Sentences Worksheet
Types of Sentences: simple, compound, complex, compound complex - twenty sentences. Worksheets + Posters to study types of sentences.
Improve Student Writing
Five ways to help students improve their writing.
Connecting Grammar and Writing
Improve Student Writing Worksheets - help students vary their sentences, clauses, phrases, and punctuation for their best writing.
Fast Brainstorming Activities for High School
Providing brainstorming activities for high school students can give them an opportunity to think and expand ideas.
Matter Unit and Anchor Chart
Make this quick and simple anchor chart on matter with your students. Write down different solids, liquids, and gases.
Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom
Look at the worksheets--Improve student writing and grammar without boring drills! Engage students and have fun while increasing writing sophistication with Mentor Sentences,
Teach Your Child to Read - Advice, tips and ideas for improving students writing in the middle and high school classroom. - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.
Literary Essay Writing for Any Text, Differentiate for Writers of All Levels-PDF
Differentiate and scaffold for secondary middle school or high school students writing a literary analysis essay. Provide, require, or exclude support resources such as templates or reference guides.
Teach Figurative Language and Connotative Language using film clips
Watch Maya Angelou’s “STILL I RISE” poem, and other spoken word poetry performances and ask students to: “Identify, interpret and analyze the poem’s figurative language and theme.” Want more fun practice ideas? Instead of boring task cards or worksheets,
Paragraph of the Week - Paragraph Writing with 60 Writing Prompts for Grades 1-2
From prompt to final draft, here is a step-by-step process to help your students write opinion, informative, and narrative paragraphs. Especially for first and second grade! Great for paragraph of the week!
Verb Stations: Main Verbs and Helping Verbs
Verb Stations: practice identifying verbs (main verbs and helping verbs) while getting students out of their seats!
Writing Paragraphs - NO PREP Paragraph Building Activities - Structure, Style
Paragraph Structure Writing Practice for Middle and High School students - engaging materials for struggling students without all the cutesy stuff!!
Eliminate Linking Verbs from Secondary Student Writing
Eliminate Linking Verbs from Secondary Student Writing - do your high school students need to spice up their writing with stronger verbs? Nudge them to better writing with these activities.