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Grades 3 – 12 | Mobile App
Word Mover allows children and teens to create “found poetry” by choosing from word banks and existing famous works; additionally, users can add new words to create a piece of poetry by moving/manipulating the text.
Grades 7 – 9 | Lesson Plan
Using various reading strategies and resources, students explore the issue of food waste. They also create persuasive arguments and blog posts examining this topic.
How can we convince others to agree with us on important issues? In this lesson, students explore relevant environmental issues and gather information to write persuasive essays.
The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
Bookworms will enjoy the bytes they find in this lesson as they research and share information about online library services in places around the world.
The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.
Students compose found and parallel poems based on a descriptive passage they have chosen from a piece of literature they are reading.
Bio Cube is a useful summarizing tool that helps students identify and list key elements about a person for a biography or autobiography.
Students read an example of allegory, review literary concepts, complete literary elements maps and plot diagrams, create a pictorial allegory, and write diamante poems related to the theme of change.
Useful for a wide variety of reading and writing activities, this outlining tool allows students to organize up to five levels of information.
Conversation provides opportunities for students to practice and use cognitive strategies, and is critical for developing comprehension.
In this strategy guide, you will learn how to organize students and classroom topics to encourage a high degree of classroom participation and assist students in developing a conceptual understanding of a topic through the use of the Think-Pair-Share technique.
Lisa Rank | Language Arts Teacher | Easton, MD
When asked to develop a Writing for Publication course for middle school students, I turned to ReadWriteThink.org for inspiration and advice