Students learn how sentences work together as a system form a paragraph. They’ll try to re-order mixed-up paragraphs and then try their hand and writing a mixed-up paragraph that their peers can untangle.
Structure a lesson so that students discover plural spelling rules on their own using the inductive model of instruction.
Use the Content Imperative thinking prompts to help students dig into conflict in language arts and social studies.
Allis Wade explains how she uses the Newbery Medal Award winners to create a passionate book project. Students must write to defend their book’s award using the medal’s criteria.