Provides a variety of lessons for students in grades six through eight on the process of writing an essay.
Introduces basic concepts of paragraph writing, explains the essentials of paragraphs, and provides practice exercises.
A guide for students to use the basic units of grammar.
Writing about Reading
Author: Janet Angelillo
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Janet Angelillo introduces us to an entirely new way of thinking about writing about reading. She shows us how to teach students to manage all the thinking and questioning that precedes their putting pen to paper. More than that, she offers us smarter ways to have students write about their reading that can last them a lifetime. She demonstrates how students' responses to reading can start in a notebook, in conversation, or in a read aloud lead to thinking guided by literary criticism reflect deeper text analysis and honest writing processes result in a variety of popular genres--book reviews, author profiles, commentaries, editorials, and the literary essay. She even includes tools for teaching-day-by-day units of study, teaching points, a sample minilesson, and lots of student examples-plus chapters on yearlong planning and assessment. Ensure that your students will be readers and writers long after they leave you. Get them enthused and empowered to use whatever they read-facts, statistics, the latest book--as fuel for writing in school and in their working lives. Read Angelillo.
Provides lessons and models to help teach writing to elementary school students.
Provides lessons, models, rubrics, and activities to teach students to write effective essays.
Effective writing is based on skills that can be learned. This standards-based series provides lessons and activities to help students master a wide range of writing skills.
Author: Rebecca Rozmiarek
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
Activities in this book have been divided into three categories: letters, editorials, and reviews. Incorporated throughout the book are standards for assessment.
Written by a veteran middle school English teacher of 18 years, Grammar and Writing for the Middle School Student: Grades 6-8 is designed specifically for the homeschooling parent. Lessons are fun, easy to teach, and easy to understand. Contains exercises, quizzes, and tests with an answer key.
Build teamwork, enhance communication, and refine critical thinking with Mark Twain Project-Based Activities for sixth–eighth grades. The exercises in this book require students to collaborate while creating graphic novels, virtual systems, book trailers, school brochures, and more. To achieve success, it is essential to work together to accomplish goals— both in and out of the classroom. Project-Based Activities promotes teamwork while challenging students to: -create unforgettable story characters -utilize informational text -write argumentative essays -cite sources -use explanatory writing -write book reviews Mark Twain Media Publishing Company provides engaging supplemental books and eye-catching decorations for middle-grade and upper-grade classrooms. This product line is designed by leading educators and features a variety of subjects, including history, fine arts, science, language arts, social studies, government, math, and positive behavior.
Consists of activities that use visual enhancements as aids in developing writing skills of students.
Both teachers and parents appreciate how effectively this series helps students master skills in mathematics, penmanship, reading, writing, and grammar. Each book provides activities that are great for independent work in class, homework assignments, or extra practice to get ahead. Text practice pages are included!
Author: Heather Wolpert-Gawron
Discover why project-based writing is so effective in engaging students and enriching their writing. Follow a practical approach to choosing topics, conducting online research, organizing and presenting ideas, and assessing results. The wealth of ideas and guides makes it easy to implement differentiated instruction and meet Common Core standards.
Teaching materials that introduce basic concepts of paragraph writing, explain the essentials of paragraphs, and provide practice exercises.