Teaching Resources

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Oct'14

Writing Tight – In 25 Words

National Day of Writing – October 20 Composing or Summarizing Briefly I thought you’d be interested in an in-class activity to get …

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Oct'14

October Celebrations

More than HALLOWEEN Learning about and celebrating the cultures of others is a wonderful reason to write. And,  October is …

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Sep'14

Patterns for Thoughtful Conversations

Sentence Stems Stimulate Thinking, Talking and Writing One way to prepare our students to have more thoughtful conversations and to …

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Aug'14

Planning for First Month – 1

Get Off to a Good Start – 1 Consider thematic units that may be drawn from Essential Questions. Once you decide on …

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Jun'14

Writing in Eighth Grade

Age Appropriate Themes A colleague on social network for teachers posted this query. Because many of you are considering similar …

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May'14

Summative Assessments

Prepping for Exams Students should not be surprised about what they are expected to know and be able to do …

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Apr'14

POETRY DISCUSSION Questions

POETRY DISCUSSION Questions

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Apr'14

Earth Day – Lyrics and Punctuation

Earth Day Inspires Writing   April 22  is Earth Day as proclaimed by the United Nations in 2009.  Here’s an …

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Apr'14

Pattern Writing

 Commemorative Essay about Favorite Author  A commemorative essay is a type of writing that celebrates or simply analyzes an important …

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Apr'14

Poetry Month April 2014

Inspiring Poetry Cartoon Challenge your students to work in small groups to find poems that could be “filed” in the …

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