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    Minilesson

    Writing a Family Story and Historical Marker

    Inspire students to write family stories.

    Kascinski's World Famous Hot Dog Stand Plaque

    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

    Using a Peer Response Sheet

    Teach students to write peer responses.

    Response Sheet Example

    Minilesson

    Correcting End Punctuation

    Insert end punctuation in the paragraph.

    California landscape

    Minilesson

    Correcting Capitalization 1

    Correct capitalization.

    Image of the underground railroad

    Minilesson

    Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement 1

    Make subjects and verbs agree in number.

    A tornado in a field

    Minilesson

    Using Commas in a Series

    Use commas in series.

    Anteater

    Minilesson

    Using Commas in Dates and Addresses

    Use commas in dates and addresses.

    Fireworks

    Minilesson

    Using Commas with Numbers and Interjections

    Use commas with numbers and interjections.

    Rain on a window

    Minilesson

    Using Hyphens with Compounds and Fractions

    Use hyphens in compounds and fractions.

    Lights at field

    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

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