All writers of essays need to know how to write a thesis statement. Unfortunately, this proves difficult for inexperienced writers so teaching thesis statements should be the first step in teaching students how to write essays.
Poetry Scavenger Hunt or Task Cards for High School
Continue the Research fun with the SEQUEL to my original bundle! Looking for Common Core "short research projects" that won't feel like work? Do you want research to spark student curiosity? Need to involve inquiry without students realizing it?
Movie quotes: gab & go stations and writing prompts
This PDF File contains 45 writing prompts for your students to respond to during the first minutes of class. Students work on building their enjoyment of writing by responding to varied and interesting writing prompts.