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    Minilesson

    Using Apostrophes in Contractions and Possessives

    Use apostrophes with contractions and possessives.

    Open book with imaginary landscape

    Minilesson

    Using Quotation Marks

    Use quotation marks with titles and quotations.

    Gollum paddling in underground river

    Minilesson

    Correcting Capitalization 2

    Correct capitalization.

    Plane taking off

    Minilesson

    Using Numbers

    Use numbers correctly.

    Colorful fabric from a southwestern rug

    Minilesson

    Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement 2

    Make subjects and verbs agree in number.

    Bison walking on the snow

    Minilesson

    Fixing Run-On Sentences

    Correct run-on sentences.

    Image of the liberty bell

    Minilesson

    Fixing Sentence Fragments

    Fix sentence fragments.

    Picture of Dorothea Dix

    Minilesson

    Using the Right Word

    Use the right word.

    an image of the recycling symbol

    Minilesson

    Combining Choppy Sentences

    Combine sentences for better flow.

    An image of the planet Venus

    Blog Post

    Subscriber Spotlight: Posters from Thailand!

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Communicating
    Design Project
    Writing Project
    Questioning
    Planning
    Researching
    Inquiry Process

    Minilesson

    Punctuating Dialogue

    Teach quotation marks with end punctuation.
     

    Minilesson

    Creating a Growth Mindset

    Develop a growth mindset.

    Minilesson

    Starting a Journal

    Help students begin journal writing.

    Journal Writing

    Blog Post

    3 Wise Ways to Teach Writing

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing Process
    Writing
    21st Century Skills: 
    Critical Thinking
    Creative Thinking
    Communicating

    Minilesson

    If I Were President

    Think about being president.

    If I Were President

    Minilesson

    Comparing Myself to a President

    Compare yourself to a president.

    Abraham Lincoln

    Minilesson

    If I Were a President's Pet

    Imagine being a president's pet.

    FDR quote

    Minilesson

    Elaborating Sentences

    Add detail to sentences.

    Cheerleaders at a high school football game

    Minilesson

    Elaborating with Supporting Details

    Use a variety of details.

    Bridge support

    Minilesson

    Capturing Readers' Attention

    Use opening strategies.

    Photo of a gorilla

    Minilesson

    Answering Objections

    Address opposing positions.

    Photo of a protestor with a "no" sign

    Blog Post

    How to Teach Problem Solving

    Writing Assessment Model

    Please Be Kind

    Writing Assessment Model

    Let Me stay up with Shane

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