WRITING LESSONS, WORKSHEETS,
This lesson uses the concept of a sandwich to teach students to construct a paragraph
The Attention Grabbing Topic Sentence
Teaches students to create attention grabbing opening sentences
A Written Game of Telephone
Students pass a paper and add a sentence to a paragraph similar to the “Telephone” game.
Journal Writing Ideas
Great story starters for journal writing
Proofreading and Editing Marks
Lesson plan for teaching students to edit writing for mistakes
Using the Senses
Students are given a written passage and find adjectives using a thesaurus. They then write a paragraph using their ten favorite adjectives.
Writing Using Speech Bubbles
This lesson uses speech bubbles to introduce students to dialog
Students use word cards to create silly sentences then write and illustrate the sentence.
The Hamburger Model
Worksheet using the hamburger model for organizing ideas for persuasive writing
Read Write Think Lesson Plan
Students write acrostic poems with the letters of their names to convey message of what is important to them
Alliteration in Headline
Students find examples of alliteration in poetry and create their own alliteration
Four Squares Worksheet
Work sheet for four square writing method
Students correct punctuation with this work sheet
A writer’s checklist for students to evaluate their writing.