How to Write an Essay Like the Pros (Infographic)
What makes a good essay? This infographic will teach you, step-by-step, how to write a great essay, the pitfalls to avoid and golden rules to obey, and the most common stylistic mistakes. Better bookmark this now for your next essay!
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay over a math test literally any day of the week. I’m a fast writer and I managed to get good grades on my papers even when I admittedly didn’t try very hard.
Evidence-based terms in social studies
As we move into a social studies world that is asking kids to collect evidence, organize evidence, create products, and communicate results, writing skills are becoming more and more important. But…
The Difference Between Inference & Prediction
Differences between Inference and Prediction. Excellent to use when introducing inferences. Students can tell what they know about predictions, and then learn about how inferenceing is different.
Grammar Posters - Distance Learning
Get these 8 grammar mini anchor charts to glue in your students interactive writing journals. They are a great resource to help your students remember some important grammar rules. Topics included: Punctuation Rules, Capitalization Rules, Comma Rules, Quotation Marks, Subject and Verb Agreement, Subject and Predicate, and Compound and Complex Sentences!
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Somebody Wanted But So .... What Works!
Summarizing is one of the hardest strategies to teach and for students to learn. Many students will retell the text ... almost word for word when asked to give a summary. In order for students to learn the difference between a retelling and a summary, teachers must model, model, model summarizing often. According to Dr. Jan Richardson, when we ask our students to summarize they ... write too much or not enough do not capture the most important ideas copy word for word from the text do not…
Show, Don't Tell: A FREE Writing Lesson
Show, Don't Tell: A Writing Minilesson! This blog post focuses on teaching students to write showing sentences instead of telling sentences. It includes an anchor chart and a FREE Bingo game!