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    Blog Post

    Launch Into Argument Writing

    English Language Arts: 
    Prewriting
    Thesis Statement
    Writing
    Writing Process

    Blog Post

    8 Mindful Writing Habits (and 16 Prompts!)

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing Process
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Creative Thinking
    Problem Solving
    Critical Thinking
    Questioning
    Researching
    Creating

    Blog Post

    Bend the Rules to Teach the Rules

    English Language Arts: 
    Grammar
    Sentence Fragments
    Fragments
    Sentence
    Fluid Sentences
    Sentences

    Blog Post

    ELA and SEL: Partners in Learning

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    SEL
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Emotion

    Blog Post

    Take Note of Podcasts

    English Language Arts: 
    Logical Organization
    21st Century Skills: 
    Media Literacy
    Listening
    Technology Literacy
    Information Literacy

    Blog Post

    Eyes on Editing

    English Language Arts: 
    Editing
    Proofreading
    Grammar
    Correct Conventions
    Spelling
    Punctuation
    End Punctuation
    Capitalization
    Sentences

    Blog Post

    Youth in Crisis: Address Pervasive Sadness

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Sadness
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Emotion
    Anger
    Fear
    Brain and Nervous System

    Blog Post

    How to Create Engaging Writing Prompts

    Blog Post

    Invigorate Reading Discussions

    English Language Arts: 
    Reading

    Blog Post

    Listen with Empathy

    Social-Emotional Intelligence: 
    Empathy
    Conflict Resolution
    Social-Emotional Learning
    Socialization
    Team Building

    Student Writing Model

    Musical Arts

    The use of an authority’s quotation to open this editorial lends credibility to the writer’s opinion. Seventh-grader Jess backs up her position in subsequent paragraphs.

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Persuasive Writing
    Form: 
    Editorial
    Theme: 
    Art
    Education

    Student Writing Model

    Unique Wolves

    Sixth-grader Bryan wrote this report after visiting a wolf park in Battle Ground, Indiana.

    Level: 
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Mode: 
    Research Writing
    Form: 
    Research Report
    Theme: 
    Animals
    Science
    Environment
    Nature

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.K.8

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Reading: Literature

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.2.E

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Reading: Foundational Skills

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF.K.3.B

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Reading: Foundational Skills

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.K.4

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Writing

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.K.9

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Writing

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.K.10

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Writing

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1.D

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Language

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.3

    Standard Grade: 
    K
    Standard Strand: 
    Language

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.8

    Standard Grade: 
    1
    Standard Strand: 
    Reading: Literature

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.4

    Standard Grade: 
    1
    Standard Strand: 
    Writing

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.9

    Standard Grade: 
    1
    Standard Strand: 
    Writing

    CCSS

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.1.10

    Standard Grade: 
    1
    Standard Strand: 
    Writing

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