Teach your students to entertain readers with narrative writing. This lesson will help your students understand the genre, the different parts of a story, and elements such as character, setting, and conflict.
Are your students having trouble taming run-on sentences into a more manageable length? In this lesson, your students will learn to not only recognize a run-on sentence, but also how to stop it in its tracks.
Do you want your students to have confident, informative discussions? Build student discourse and writing confidence with these comparison sentence frames! Students will use sentence and paragraph frames to practice comparing two nouns of their choice.
Opinion essays have a structure that is fairly easy to dissect. This lesson includes an anchor essay which students will mark up, a mixed-up essay outline for them to sort, and a web for them to organize ideas for their own essay.
English Learners often struggle with the notion of complete versus fragment sentences. Use this grammar resource to help your students identify the subject and predicate that make up a complete sentence.
Most stories have a message for the reader! Help students determine a story's theme so that kids are prepared to compare stories with similar themes. Use this on its own or as support to the lesson Head to Head Fiction Reflections.