Sentence Starters: Useful Words and Phrases You Can Use As Sentence Starters - ESL Forums
Sentence Starters! Here you will find a useful list of common sentence starters that you can use in a discussion as well as in essay writing. Learn these
Writing Lesson: Expanding Sentences
Expanding Sentences Anchor Chart- The author models how to revise a piece of writing by looking for sentences to expand. Revise vague sentences by adding an adjective or telling WHEN, WHERE, HOW or WHY something happened. Freebie included!
Teach Tone with One Sentence - ELA Buffet
Picture this scenario: Typical middle schooler. At home after school. Cut to the harried mother, who has not only been to work and back, but has also picked up, dropped off, cooked dinner, and cleaned up…you’ve got the picture. Mother, calmly, to middle school student: I’ve asked …
Awkward Wording: Help Your Students Write Strong, Clear Sentences
Middle and high school English teachers: help your students avoid awkward wording with these lesson plans. #awkwardwording #writinglessons #teachingwriting
Thesis Statement Throwdown!
Every English teacher has experienced the frustration of introducing a writing skill, like how to write a thesis statement, over and over again without it 'sticking.' Three years ago, I began 'flipping' my writing instruction, so students watch videos on
Tone and Mood Skinny Posters - Set of 2
Set includes one of each of the following posters: Tone and Mood Comparison Skinny Poster (4P2106) Tone and Mood Words Skinny Poster (4P2107) ©2016. Two posters. 13 x 38 inches each. Laminated. Middle school, high school. About the Author Amber O'Reyah began her journey as a teacher in 2011 for the Elko County School District in northern Nevada. She has a master's degree in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in secondary reading. In March 2016, she began her…
Does Teacher Feedback to Students Matter? | Lindsay Ann Learning
How do you make teacher feedback to students meaningful? You must give feedback when it matters - before students are "done" with a piece of writing...