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B. Writing: 2. The student writes to communicate ideas and information effectively.: 6-8: The student...

LA.B.2.3.1 Add Website - Add Activity

writes text, notes, outlines, comments, and observations that demonstrate comprehension of content and experiences from a variety of media.


English Language Arts Writing
http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca

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 Activity

organizes information using alphabetical, chronological, and numerical systems.

LA.B.2.3.3 Add Website - Add Activity

selects and uses appropriate formats for writing, including narrative, persuasive, and expository formats, according to the intended audience, purpose, and occasion.


Northwest Regional Laboratories
http://www.nwrel.org/eval/toolkit/traits/

NWREL provides the Six Traits of Writing Model to assess and revise writing.


Rewriting & the Six Traits
http://www.fno.org/sept98/infolit5.html

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
http://www.spaceland.org/paradigm/argufrms.htm

Provides information on how to organize a piece of writing for an argumentative essay.


The Building Blocks to Children's Creative Writing
http://www.cis.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1980/4/80.04.03.x.html

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 Activity

uses 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
http://www.yourdictionary.com

Offers dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day activities, available in multiple languages



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