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Writing Lessons -Word Choice. Activities That Teach Students the Power of Words

Activities That Teach Students the Power of Words

"I don't want my students to just choose effective words when they write; I want them to understand how language choices can affect meaning.

Improve Word Choice in Writing. Fav of "Let's Talk Speech-Language Pathology" by Teachers pay Teachers-great for those middle schoolers and even high schoolers (grades 6-12). Download it for free! Includes over 250 synonyms. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources.  Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy  for therapy resources.

English/Language Arts for the Classroom: FREE Huge list of words to help students make better word choices in their writing!

Sometimes when our middle/high school students are struggling with writing, we have to go back to basics: word choice. These 22 worksheets will help them hone their writing skills.

WORD CHOICE Worksheets: Tools for Teaching Writing

Citing sources extended essay format Effective citing and referencing International Baccalaureate. Sources are acknowledged differently in a press release or magazine article, in a piece of

Easy-to-write "I Poem." This pin does not go to this image, but you can see enough from the pin to get the idea.

Writers notebook entries - I am a . Good first of the year activity. Maybe do again at the end of the year and look at the differences

Teaching about government systems with gummy bears!

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This English Language Arts foldable bundle can be used as writing skills mini-lessons throughout the year and are a perfect addition to an existing interactive notebook, or perhaps the start of a new one.

ELA Interactive Notebook Activities BUNDLE (essay, grammar, punctuation, etc.)

Instead of simply taking notes with definitions, or to practice outlining skills, "sketchnoting" is the practice of listening/reading, summarizing, and synthesizing information along with eye-catching images. Check out the blog for amazing samples by students and adults!

Brilliant history teacher doodles each history book chapter to hand out to students but also has them do them themselves and he swaps his for theirs.

Making Meaning with Melissa: Why I Use Mentor Sentences to Teach Writing in my High School English Classroom

Why I Teach Writing Using Mentor Sentences in my High School English Classroom. FREE mini book on simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex

Hydr - Water; Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes Foldables; Greek and Latin Roots Interactive Notebook Activity by Lovin' Lit

Interactive Vocabulary Notebooks

Greek and Latin Roots, Prefixes and Suffixes Foldables; Greek and Latin Roots Interactive Notebook Activity by Lovin' Lit. Great idea for spelling, match prefixes to base words

Academic vocabulary units for high school and middle school English students.

Academic vocabulary units for high school and middle school English students.

You students will love researching and writing about controversial issues with this controversial issue argument essay unit for high school English students.

Controversial Issue Argument Essay Unit

Allowing cell phones in school essays Narrative Essay: Should Cell Phones Be Allowed in Schools. I do not believe that cell phones should be allowed in. I am still at school even though I leave.

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Incorporating technology and classic literature for middle school and high school students. This allows students to be creative and prove that they understand a character/text!--use with novel and myth characters!

Beginning of the Year Team Building Ice Breaker Get to Know You Ideas. Explanation Writing.

Back to School Team Building Get to Know You Activities | First Week of School

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