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7 C's for Building a Rock-Solid Argument
Making Rhetorical Appeals
Appeal to ethos, logos, and pathos.
Evaluating Sources of Information
Evaluate sources with a checklist.
Writing a "Showing" Paragraph
Help students show instead of tell.
Writing a Four-Star Food Review
Use this prompt to spark students' creativity.
Writing: Now how do I get out of this one?
Assign this prompt to spark students' creativity.
Writing a Diary of a Famous Figure
Have students creatively narrate.
Elaborating Ideas Using Different Levels of Details
Teach elaboration with levels of detail.
Using Parallel Structure
Teach students to write using parallel structure.
Thinking About a Process
Prepare students for how-to or process writing.
Seeing Emotion in Facial Expressions
Create mindfulness of facial expressions.
Seeing Emotions in Body Language
Create mindfulness of body language.
Understanding the Parts of the Brain
Teach brain parts and functions.
Starting Stories: 5 Great Beginning Strategies
Practice five strategies for starting a story.
Setting and Reaching Goals
Help students set and reach academic goals.
Calming Down with Deep Pressure
Teach deep pressure to calm students.
Sequencing with a Time Line
Use time lines for critical thinking.
Evaluating with a Pro-Con Chart
Analyze good and bad with a pro-con chart.
Analyzing with a Cause-Effect Chart
Analyze causes and effects of any topic.
Comparing with a Venn Diagram
Analyze similarities and differences.
Analyzing with a Line Diagram
Analyze parts of a topic with a line diagram.
Writing a Tumble-Down Poem
Help students write a free-verse poem.
Writing a 5 W’s Story
Help students write realistic stories.
Elaborating in a Food Review
Help students practice elaboration.