Writing

07

Mar'14

Spring into Speeches and Meet CCSS in Content Areas

Speeches meet CCSS By Spring of the school year, your students likely are comfortable enough with you and their classmates …

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14

Feb'14

Talking and Writing about LOVE

Vocabulary of Love Valentine’s Day Activity Refer to the most recent reading or topic you’ve studied with your class. Ask …

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12

Nov'13

Efficient Classtime

Practical ways to manage class time and help students stay on task. Adapt for your classroom.

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18

Oct'13

Writing Convincing Arguments

Writing Convincing Arguments* “You cannot convince a confused person, so keep things tidy and ordered.” Reading Critically “When you read, …

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30

Sep'13

Peer Feedback – Problem/Solution

Peer Feedback – Problem/Solution Students can be  better prepared to present for class or submit for grading speeches and essays …

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25

Sep'13

Writing – Reflection, Responses and Grades

Student Feedback  You’ll hear lots of great ideas from colleagues near and far. Here are some to add to those …

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22

Sep'13

COLORS, ARRANGEMENT AND STORIES

Critical Thinking in Colors and Shapes Colors and arrangements can be used evoke different moods, different personalities, and different feelings. …

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15

Sep'13

A Day in the Life of…

Measure Comprehension A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. It’s always fun to find alternative ways for students to show what …

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11

Sep'13

Prep for Argumentative Speech or Essay

Argumentative Speech or Essay: Prep is Key Students sometimes misunderstand the subtleties of persuasive and argumentative speaking and writing. Showing …

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27

Aug'13

Write Now about the Future

Journalistic Writing   Here’s a great first quarter assignment to get students thinking about the value of post high school …

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