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Effective Writing Instruction

Resources to provide effective writing instruction.
  1. Essays, Paragraphs, Papers (29)
  2. Grammar, Style, Mechanics (6)

Write a Five Paragraph Essay
Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to write a five-paragraph essay.

Journal Writing in the Classroom
This article looks at the uses of journal writing in the classroom.

The Four Stages of the Writing Process
Learn about the four stages of the writing process.

Evaluating Supporting Details in Writing
A Worksheet and Rubric for Evaluating Supporting Details.

Writing Across the Curriculum
Across the nation, businesses are repeating that writing skills are extremely important for graduating seniors. Teaching reading and writing falls on all teachers. Find out how you can integrate writing in all classes throughout the curriculum with these great tips and ideas.

Writing Topics
Want students to write expository or persuasive essays in your classes? Here are some great essay prompts for classes throughout the curriculum.

Make Your Life Easier with Rubrics
Grading writing assignments can sometimes seem like guesswork. That's where rubrics come in. Rubrics are important for grading writing in a more objective manner by providing guidelines for awarding points and grades.

Writing a Five Paragraph Essay
Don't miss this simple step by step guide to writing a five paragraph essay. It could also be given as a handout to students.

The Prewriting Stage of the Writing Process
Prewriting is the first stage of any successful writing project. These strategies can help students get the most out of the prewriting stage.

Paradigm - Online Writing Assistant
This site has wealth of information with corresponding writing assignments which could be used for independent study.

Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Don't miss this rich source of information including references, handouts and more.

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