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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.

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History Essay Graphic Organizer

When told to write a history essay, students tend to get stressed and some even shut down. This graphic organizer is a simplified way for students to organize their thoughts to write a clear and organized essay.

mestudyblr:16.02.15Finished planning and writing a practice history essay. I was going to go to the library now but I’m not feeling too good at the moment so I’m going to complete everything at home instead with a warm mug of green tea :) Need to finish off my economics holiday homework and chapter 3 of microeconomics before heading to the gym - t’is a long day today.


pensandmachine: “Essay writing tip from my friend Theresa I asked my friend Theresa (who is majoring in philosophy) for tips on writing a philosophy essay and wrote down what she gave me. Although...

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Rubric for History Essay! Students self-assess their work in four categories


Students are constantly being told to proofread but don't always know how. Attached is a step-by-step proofreading guideline for students to help them proofread their history essays. It not only tells them what to look for when proofreading, but asks them to interact with the their essays by circling, underlining and highlighting key components.

A three-activity lesson teaching students what thesis statements are and how to use them effectively in writing Document Based Questions (DBQs) and other history essays.