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    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

    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 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

    Minilesson

    Defending Huck Finn

    Defend a fictional character in court.

    Huck Finn

    Minilesson

    Building Words

    Assemble prefixes, roots, and suffixes.
     

    Building Vocabulary

    Minilesson

    Answering Objections in Arguments

    Answer key objections to an argument.

    Illustration of figure pulling rope

    Minilesson

    Reading as a Writer

    Learn how to discover writing strategies from reading models. 

    Reading as a Writer

    Video

    Who Is Sending the Message?

    Video

    What Is the Message?

    Video

    What Medium Should I Use?

    Video

    Who Is Receiving This Message?

    Video

    What Is the Context of This Message?

    Video

    Why Teach Communication Skills?

    Video

    Ways to Maximize Learning in English Language Arts

    Video

    Take a Tour of Inquire

    Video

    Lessons to Enrich Your Social Studies Instruction

    Video

    Key Skills and Strategies for School Success

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