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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
How-To Writing: Motivating Students to Write for a Real Purpose
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 40-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Essay Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for an informational, definitional, or descriptive essay.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 20
Students examine the different ways that they write and think about the role writing plays in life.
Grades K – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains how to use write-aloud (also known as modeled writing) to teach effective writing strategies and improve studentsí independent writing ability.
Grades K – 5 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains the writing process and offers practical methods for applying it in your classroom to help students become proficient writers.