45 Ways to Avoid using "Very" #writing #editing #tips

45 Ways to Avoid using "Very" Mwahahaha! FORCED good writing just by using better descriptive words.

key words for writing in English

key words for writing in English Read a section to the class with your partner.

Stuff Students Say and Other Classroom Treasures: Literacy

Stuff Students Say and Other Classroom Treasures: Literacy "Say Something" Guided Reading Prompts

Using Myths for Writing Prompts - Writers Write

20 Myths To Use As Writing Prompts

Using Myths for Writing Prompts - Writers Write - or even bard story ideas

Show Me the Evidence strips: These have great evidence stems to help students cite specific evidence in their written responses/discussions.

The Creative Chalkboard: Showing Evidence Freebie--Great for close reading and text-based evidence. Maybe make into anchor chart instead?

Great for non-fiction.

Great anchor chart for non-fiction text features. Readers notebook next year!

This nonfiction response is great for students to begin to recognize the features of nonfiction pieces of writing. They can see what nonfiction writing has in common and pick out the main idea and supporting evidence. This worksheet would also be good for students to summarize and use again to reference the piece of work they read.

Non-Fiction Know-It-Alls

Create●Teach●Share Non-fiction response sheet

Improve reading comprehension skills - Making this a routine to ask students "What are you thinking?" and, in the beginning, they must respond with one of these prompts

The Teaching Thief - Metacognition Stems - Teach student to use these sentence starters when responding in online discussions.

Writing Prompts

What I love about these is you could easily make them Warehouse 13 fanfiction.

Evidence based terms in writing anchor chart.

"Evidence Based Terms" anchor chart for constructed response

Writing Prompt

Writing Prompt → Write a scene that takes place immediately after a tragedy. Don't mention the tragedy.

Writing Prompts

The Sarcastic Muse Writing Prompts: Photo

Pernilla's English Classroom: September 2015

Ethos, pathos, and logos defined.

Printable Paper Doll Pattern - for use with Character Analysis. Thoughts- head;said- mouth;actions hands;decisions- feet; physical characteristics along trunk or appropriate spot.

Paper Doll Accessories

or body template. I will have Kindergarteners color in to make their own made up superheros art-lesson-ideas

Writing prompt

The Sarcastic Muse Writing Community : Photo

Common Core Booster: Text-Based Answers (Sentence Writing Prompts) - MsJordanReads - TeachersPayTeachers.com

Common Core Booster: Text-Based Answers (Sentence Writing Prompts)

This checklist helps students to build better, more descriptive paragraphs. Having this posted on the wall, or on a laminated sheet in their books will help them to take a second look at their writing in order to improve upon it.

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