High school English teachers and middle school English teachers looking for the most engaging (and time saving) lesson plans -- look no further. This is a treasure trove.

I would use this lesson plan in my classroom, not all the time, but occasionally. I think it's a good idea to mix things up and make sure the children are involved in the classroom and I think this is a great way of doing that.

Great idea. Make thematic word walls and then add to an overall one

Make thematic word walls and then add to an overall one Look at newspapers and magazines for components of persuasive writing

Attack rhetorical analysis and writing using the SOAPSTone method!     	 Breaks down the popular SOAPSTone acronym used for rhetorical analysis and writing: Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, and Tone.  	 Each point includes questions for critical reading.  	 Aligns to Common Core State Standards      ©2016. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated. Middle school and high school.

SOAPSTone Strategy Skinny Poster from Teacher's Discovery. Attack rhetorical analysis using the SOAPSTone method!

Middle School Mob: Evidence Tracker for Reading Comprehension & Argumentative Writing

Use this great free Evidence Tracker Graphic Organizer to help your students find and analyze evidence from any unit you're studying! Great to use as a writing tool for your students!

High School Bulletin Board (things to remember when writing literary paragraph/essay)

High School Bulletin Board (things to remember when writing literary paragraph/essay). This would be great for Middle school also.

Your students will LOVE this spin on argument writing!

Argument writing comes to life when you put the Big Bad Wolf on trial! Your students will never think writing is boring again!

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28 Awesome Anchor Charts for Teaching Writing

Always looking for good examples of anchor charts! 25 Awesome Anchor Charts for Teaching Writing

Student essays hit the mark with this thesis statement poster. Explanations, tips, and formulas for strong thesis statements will help them take aim and focus their essays. ©2017. Middle school, high school. 13 x 38 inches. Laminated.

Student essays hit the mark with this thesis statement poster. Explanations, tips, and formulas for strong thesis statements will help them take aim and focus their essays. 13 x 38 inches.

If you want to see me plan a GREAT lesson, don’t come find me on a Sunday afternoon when I’ve deliberately set aside a chunk of time for some hardcore planning. I’ll be priming my…

Best of the Best: Speed Debating in the ELA Classroom

If you want to see me plan a GREAT lesson, don’t come find me on a Sunday afternoon when I’ve deliberately set aside a chunk of time for some hardcore planning. I’ll be priming my…

Here is a list of 20 persuasive/opinion writing prompts that I let my students choose from. They are probably most appropriate for intermediate and middle school students.

Here is a list of 20 persuasive/opinion writing prompts that I let my students choose from. They are probably most appropriate for intermediate and middle school students.

This is an anchor chart created with a middle school class. It works well for any grade, but particularly fifth grade through high school. Often multiple other standards depend on the assumption that students in these grades recognize claims and can move on to evaluate the validity and strength of the multiple claims.

An anchor chart. Often multiple other standards depend on the assumption that students in these grades recognize claims and can move on to evaluate the validity and strength of the multiple claims.

Argumentative Writing Chart. This chart is great to display in the classroom or turn into a reference worksheet. It helps guide students in writing argumentative papers, ensuring that they have the general format and elements present.

This chart is great to display in the classroom or turn into a reference worksheet. It helps guide students in writing argumentative papers, ensuring that they have the general format and elements present.

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