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    Minilesson

    Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement 1

    Make subjects and verbs agree in number.

    A tornado in a field

    Minilesson

    Correcting Capitalization 1

    Correct capitalization.

    Image of the underground railroad

    Minilesson

    Correcting End Punctuation

    Insert end punctuation in the paragraph.

    California landscape

    Books

    Writers Express Skillsbook Teacher's Edition (Grade 5)

    Level: 
    Grade 5
    Page Count: 
    183
    Answers for the Student Skillsbook
    Price: $12.95

    Books

    Writers Express Skillsbook (Grade 5)

    Level: 
    Grade 5
    Page Count: 
    183
    Practice for language conventions
    Price: $12.95

    Infographic

    Text Structures Revealed

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Grade 9
    Grade 10
    Grade 11
    Grade 12
    Text Structures Revealed

    Books

    Writers Express Teacher's Guide

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Page Count: 
    489
    Teacher's Guide to the Writer's Express Student Handbook.
    Price: $0.00

    Books

    Writers Express Skillsbook Teacher's Edition (Grade 4)

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Page Count: 
    184
    Teacher's Edition
    Price: $12.95

    Books

    Writers Express Skillsbook (Grade 4)

    Level: 
    Grade 4
    Page Count: 
    184
    Practice for language conventions
    Price: $12.95

    Minilesson

    Using a Peer Response Sheet

    Teach students to write peer responses.

    Response Sheet Example

    Blog Post

    7 Steps to a Great Writing Workshop

    English Language Arts: 
    Qualities of Writing
    Ideas
    Structure
    Writing Process
    Prewriting
    Writing
    Revising
    Editing
    Publishing

    Blog Post

    How Photojournalism Connects Kids and Community

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

    Minilesson

    Performing "Systems Checks" of Your Writing

    Help students self-evaluate their writing. 

    Pilots interacting in a plane cockpit

    Blog Post

    10 Reasons Why We Write #WhyIWrite

    English Language Arts: 
    Writing
    Writing Process

    Infographic

    Meet the 21st Century Writer

    Level: 
    Grade 3
    Grade 4
    Grade 5
    Grade 6
    Grade 7
    Grade 8
    Grade 9
    Grade 10
    Grade 11
    Grade 12
    Theme: 
    People
    Technology
    Communication
    Meet the 21st Century Writer

    Blog Post

    4 Writing Strategies for Creative Thinking

    English Language Arts: 
    Qualities of Writing
    Ideas
    Critical Thinking
    21st Century Skills: 
    Creative Thinking

    Blog Post

    Why Project-Based Learning Motivates Students

    21st Century Skills: 
    Project-Based Learning
    Collaborating
    Problem Solving
    Productivity

    Minilesson

    Writing a Family Story and Historical Marker

    Inspire students to write family stories.

    Kascinski's World Famous Hot Dog Stand Plaque

    Minilesson

    Writing Freely and Rapidly

    Teach student to freewrite for ideas.

    Illustration of a notebook and pencil

    Minilesson

    Elaborating in a Food Review

    Help students practice elaboration.

    Cheeseburger cooking on a flaming grill

    Minilesson

    Writing a 5 W’s Story

    Help students write realistic stories.

    Two ice skaters glide along a frozen river

    Minilesson

    Writing a Tumble-Down Poem

    Help students write a free-verse poem.

    Dalmatian dog lifts his head up and sniffs

    Minilesson

    Analyzing with a Line Diagram

    Analyze parts of a topic with a line diagram.

    US Gov Line Diagram

    Minilesson

    Comparing with a Venn Diagram

    Analyze similarities and differences.

    Presidents Venn Diagram

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