K-12 Writing: Qualities of Writing
The English language arts focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking. For example, students need to use the writing process as they develop and structure their ideas. The resources below provide strategies. Click a resource to find out more.
Deciding When to Use Formal and Informal Language
Match language with purpose and audience.
Elaborating Ideas Using Different Levels of Details
Teach elaboration with levels of detail.
Using Perspective Shifting to Persuade Readers
Help students see from readers' perspectives.
Writing: Now how do I get out of this one?
Assign this prompt to spark students' creativity.
Writing Descriptions That "Show" Instead of "Tell"
Teach students to use sensory details.