Improve student writing with one or all of these worksheets! These worksheets specifically ask students to analyze their writing with language questions.

Improve Student Writing Worksheets: meet language standards and improve sentence variety in student writing.

Improve Student Writing: Overused Words, Poor Sentence Structure, and More - help secondary students fix their writing with differentiated tools.

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.

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.

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: simple, compound, complex, compound complex - twenty sentences. Worksheets + Posters to study types of sentences.

Types of Sentences Worksheet

Types of Sentences: simple, compound, complex, compound complex - twenty sentences. Worksheets + Posters to study types of sentences.

Teaching methods for student writing evolve. On a large scale, educators teach students to write for college and to use proper tone in emails. We no longer teach the different types of snail mail letters. On a smaller scale, (hopefully) each teacher’s ideas about teaching writing evolve. I personally know that to improve student writing, my methods have evolved. Here are five quick ways that I’ve found success in helping students with their writing. Look at each sentence. Ask students to…

Improve Student Writing

Five ways to help students improve their writing.

Improve student writing with grammar.

Connecting Grammar and Writing

Improve Student Writing Worksheets - help students vary their sentences, clauses, phrases, and punctuation for their best writing.

Brainstorming with high school students BEFORE they start writing -try these fun ideas to get students talking and writing with solid ideas.

Fast Brainstorming Activities for High School

Providing brainstorming activities for high school students can give them an opportunity to think and expand ideas.

Make this quick and simple anchor chart on matter with your students.  Write down different solids, liquids, and gases.

Matter Unit and Anchor Chart

Make this quick and simple anchor chart on matter with your students. Write down different solids, liquids, and gases.

Improve student writing and grammar without boring drills! Engage students and have fun while increasing writing sophistication with Mentor Sentences,

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,

Advice, tips and ideas for improving students' writing in the middle and high school classroom.

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

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.

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, use a read aloud video of “Where the Wild Things Are” or film clips from “The Little Prince”and spoken word poetry videos to teach tone, mood, connotative language, negative connotation, positive connotation and figurative language.

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,

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!

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: practice identifying verbs (main verbs and helping verbs) while getting students out of their seats!

Verb Stations: Main Verbs and Helping Verbs

Verb Stations: practice identifying verbs (main verbs and helping verbs) while getting students out of their seats!

Paragraph Structure Writing Practice for Middle and High School students - engaging materials for struggling students without all the cutesy stuff!!

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 - do your high school students need to spice up their writing with stronger verbs? Nudge them to better writing with these activities.

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.

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