Within the past week we have been learning the correct way to write a research question. We are learning how to approach the question and what content it should include. The research question is a more central question then below you can have sub questions to help more define what you will be discussing.
This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.
P.E.E.L. paragraphs literacy writing mat scaffold in history (PEEL)
PEEL Your Paragraphs writing scaffold. Literacy mats. Particularly for extended writing in history or essays. Helps to make sure students can access at least Level 6 at Keys Stage 3 by explaining and evaluating.
A large list of descriptive words. This list will help you choose different words when you are writing an essay or letter and avoid repeating the same word. Find an online English teacher on Blabmate.com