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    "Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal."

    Level: 
    Grade 9
    Grade 10
    Grade 11
    Grade 12
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Persuasive Essay
    Letter to the Editor
    Opinion Essay
    Theme: 
    Goals
    Work
    Play
    Education

    Blog Post

    15 Awesome Persuasive Writing Prompts

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Writing Project

    Blog Post

    4 Writing Activities for Celebrating Black History

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Reading
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Researching

    Blog Post

    6 Strategies for Writing Arguments

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Building Arguments
    Writing Project

    Infographic

    7 C's for Building a Rock-Solid Argument

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Grade 9
    Grade 10
    Grade 11
    Grade 12
    Theme: 
    Education
    7 C's for Building a Rock-Solid Argument

    Blog Post

    7 Graphic Organizers for Critical Thinking

    English Language Arts: 
    Critical Thinking
    Writing Process
    Prewriting
    Qualities of Writing
    Ideas
    Structure
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Researching
    Creating
    Writing
    Writing to Learn
    Studying
    Visual Literacy

    Writing Topic

    _ is like a boomerang

    Level: 
    Grade 9
    Grade 10
    Grade 11
    Grade 12
    Mode: 
    Creative Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Poem
    Play
    Story
    Opinion Essay
    Theme: 
    Life
    Health
    Science
    Technology

    Writing Topic

    A big hazard on the road

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Editorial
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Persuasive Essay
    Letter to the Editor
    Problem-Solution
    Theme: 
    Transportation
    Rules

    Writing Topic

    A big problem in education is . . .

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Editorial
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Persuasive Essay
    Letter to the Editor
    Problem-Solution
    Theme: 
    Education
    Rules

    Writing Topic

    A cartoon character that I like

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Mode: 
    Explanatory Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Explanatory Paragraph
    Explanatory Essay
    Opinion Essay
    Theme: 
    Play
    Friends
    Family
    Entertainment

    Writing Topic

    A change that would improve school life

    Level: 
    Grade 9
    Grade 10
    Grade 11
    Grade 12
    Mode: 
    Business Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Email
    Personal Essay
    Persuasive Essay
    Editorial
    Opinion Essay
    Problem-Solution
    Theme: 
    Food
    Education
    Rights

    Writing Topic

    A cool store

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Narrative Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Evaluation
    Opinion Essay
    Explanatory Paragraph
    Explanatory Essay
    Theme: 
    Community
    Money

    Writing Topic

    A dedicated teacher or coach

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Editorial
    Opinion Essay
    Letter to the Editor
    Theme: 
    Education
    Goals
    History
    Science
    Sports
    Language

    Writing Topic

    A song that means a lot to me

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Mode: 
    Explanatory Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Persuasive Essay
    Opinion Essay
    Explanatory Paragraph
    Explanatory Essay
    Theme: 
    Entertainment
    Play
    Music

    Student Writing Model

    Adopting a Pet from the Pound

    This model is based on an essay submitted by fourth-grader Kristyn. She clearly states her opinion in the first paragraph. Then she shares a supporting reason in each of the middle paragraphs.

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Editorial
    Theme: 
    Animals
    Family
    Life

    Minilesson

    Analyzing with a Cause-Effect Chart

    Analyze causes and effects of any topic.

    Chemcial Cause Effect

    Student Writing Model

    Cheating in America

    In this problem and solution essay, sixth-grade writer Nicholas grabs the reader’s attention with some “shocking statistics” that identify the problem. The essay closes with some possible solutions as well as a point to ponder.

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Problem-Solution
    Theme: 
    Education
    Rules

    Minilesson

    Comparing with a Venn Diagram

    Analyze similarities and differences.

    Presidents Venn Diagram

    Minilesson

    Creating Pie Graphs

    Teach how to make a pie graph.
    Computer Lab Pie Graph

    Writing Topic

    Dear Senator

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Business Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Persuasive Letter
    Persuasive Essay
    Problem-Solution
    Business Letter
    Theme: 
    Environment
    Community
    Technology
    Education
    Rules

    Minilesson

    Developing an Opinion Statement

    Develop a main claim.

    High school male cheering

    Writing Topic

    Discover nature

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Research Writing
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Research Report
    Persuasive Essay
    Editorial
    Opinion Essay
    Theme: 
    Animals
    Plants
    Science
    Environment

    Minilesson

    Distinguishing Argumentation from Persuasion

    Study argumentation/persuasion.

    Stick figure contemplating apples vs oranges

    Writing Topic

    Don't litter!

    Level: 
    Grade 1
    Grade 2
    Grade 3
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Persuasive Paragraph
    Theme: 
    Environment
    Rules

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