B. Writing: 2. The student writes to communicate ideas and information effectively.: 6-8: The student...
LA.B.2.3.1 Add Website - Add Activitywrites text, notes, outlines, comments, and observations that demonstrate comprehension of content and experiences from a variety of media.
English Language Arts Writing
A guide to writing a research paper.
Activity: Endangered Species Project Activity: Presidential Scrapbook Activity: Each One Answers--Each One Wins
LA.B.2.3.2 Add Website - Add Activityorganizes information using alphabetical, chronological, and numerical systems.
LA.B.2.3.3 Add Website - Add Activityselects and uses appropriate formats for writing, including narrative, persuasive, and expository formats, according to the intended audience, purpose, and occasion.
Northwest Regional Laboratories
NWREL provides the Six Traits of Writing Model to assess and revise writing.
Rewriting & the Six Traits
Questions that students should ask themselves to improve the quality of their writing products are listed according to the six traits.
Paradigm On-line Writing Assistant: Argument
Provides information on how to organize a piece of writing for an argumentative essay.
The Building Blocks to Children's Creative Writing
From Yale-New Haven Teacher's Institute comes a curriculum unit on creative writing. The author explores words, sentence arrangements, different forms of writing, and the organization of a story. The site includes a link to volumes of curriculum units by Fellows of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute 1978-1997.
Activity: Power Paragraphs Activity: Unusual Pet Research Activity: Following Directions for Making a sandwich
LA.B.2.3.4 Add Website - Add Activityuses electronic technology including databases and software to gather information and communicate new knowledge.
Activity: Animals of Sea World Activity: Globetrotters: A World-Wide Rap Session ! YourDictionary.com
Offers dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day activities, available in multiple languages