High School – Writing

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Aug'13

Using Commas Correctly

Grammar: Using Commas It may sound silly, but it works.  Get PHYSICAL!  All you need is access to technology to …

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20

Aug'13

Talking and Writing About Texts

Talking and Writing about Text Preparing to Talk LITERARY ILLUMINATIONS*: Locate a few special sections of the reading that the …

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20

Jul'13

Human Interest Story

Journalism: Organizing Article   With what prestigious award will you be honored in 25 years? Paragraph 1 Who, what, when, …

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06

Dec'12

More Careful Reading – Homework Idea

Reading – Homework I love to share ideas from others that I wish I’d thought of myself.  Here’s one from …

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24

Oct'12

Ignite Writing by Patterning

“There’s nothing new under the sun!” True, but students can be inspired by the old to do something new for …

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03

Oct'12

Argumentation versus Persuasion

Check out this discussion thread on English Companion Ning which includes Carol S’s distinction, as well as a list of …

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21

Sep'12

Successful Writing Program

An approach proven successful for me has taken several years to develop.  But it does seem to encourage students to …

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24

Aug'12

Train Essays and Pie Paragraphs –

 Seeing is Believing Sometimes, when students SEE how essays work, they can write their own with more confidence and competence. …

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30

Mar'12

Writing Poetry Across the Curriculum

Writing Poetry April is Poetry Month throughout the nation and what an exciting and creative way to have your students …

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04

Mar'12

Grading Poetry

First, of course, it’s important to decide what you want to learn about the students and their ability to write …

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