Mode: Writing Basics
The mode of writing describes the purpose of the writer. For example, writing that informs or explains is in the explanatory mode. Writing that tells a story is in the narrative mode. The resources below focus on a specific mode. Click a resource to find out more.
Celebrating Presidents' Day in the Primary Grades
3 Wise Ways to Teach Writing
Write on Course 20-20
Discovering Rules for Their, There, and They’re
Use shared inquiry to learn their, there, and they're.
How to Engage Your Students with Shared Inquiry
Using Apostrophes in Contractions and Possessives
Use apostrophes with contractions and possessives.