Round Up Similar Ideas in Revision

Round Up Similar Ideas in Revision

As students write more sentences, elaborate on ideas, and develop their reasoning, their work with the trait of ideas tends to improve. However, the organization of the piece often runs awry. As each new detail, fact, idea, or example pops into their heads, they jot...
Adjust a T-Chart to Fit Various Text Structures

Adjust a T-Chart to Fit Various Text Structures

Adjust a T-Chart to Fit Various Text Structures Oct 5, 2018 | [Writing] Graphic organizers can aid readers and writers. However, when students are presented new and different graphic organizers all the time, it’s hard to foster masterful use of any of them....
Adapt the Storyboard to Fit All Chronological Texts

Adapt the Storyboard to Fit All Chronological Texts

Adapt the Storyboard to Fit All Chronological Texts Sept 24, 2018 | [Writing] When engaged in a narrative writing unit, the basic storyboard is a universal pre-writing tool. It accounts for beginning, middle, and end and goes in a chronological order, making it...
Start and End Persuasive Pieces

Start and End Persuasive Pieces

Start and End Persuasive Pieces Nov 10, 2017 | [Writing] Most students know that their book reviews, persuasive letters, and argumentative essays need to have an introduction. The problem is–they struggle to write one that isn’t literal. Hello, I’m...