One of my favorite writing examples. Every writer has their own tone. Read aloud to hear your rhythm. //This Sentence Has Five Words: A Lesson from Gary Provost on Varying Sentence Length//Writing tips//Advice//Editing//Style//
VIDEO: Teaching students to use textual evidence is a key component of the Common Core. Learn how to teach students to cite textual evidence, engage in collaborative discussions and draw evidence from literary text in preparation for writing.
English Is Weird Infographic -- Did you know that English is the first language of between 300 and 400 million people. However, only about of the total population of the world speaks English as a native language?
First, let every student make a fingerprint onto white paper. Next, blow up their fingerprints using the photocopier or larger). Then, Have your kids write words and phrases about themselves along the lines and whorls of their fingerprints :) Cool idea