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Using Formative Writing in Any Subject

Improve Text-Based Essays Using the TEACH Method

Formative vs Summative Writing

How to Use TEACH to Improve Student Essays

How to Use TEACH to Improve Student Essays

Although text-based essays can be difficult for students, they don’t have to. I use a standard form of teaching text-based essay writing that I believe works well!

New Paired Passages: Age of Exploration

New Paired Passages: Age of Exploration

New paired passages! I finally finished an exploration-themed text set. There are 3 texts included; each text is provided on 3 reading levels (grades 4, 5, & 6). A six question reading quiz is included for each passage, as well as an extended informative writing...

How to Teach Essay Writing

How to Teach Essay Writing

Everyone needs a teacher bestie that gives them new ideas. I am thankful to have a teacher bestie who is really good at breaking down concepts for students – and she shares all of her excellent ideas! Recently we discussed our students’ evidenced-based essays....

Improve Evidence Based Essays by Teaching Reading

Improve Evidence Based Essays by Teaching Reading

Citing evidence to support your thesis is hard – but adding analysis of that evidence is even harder.I came to this conclusion after teaching evidence-based essays to upper elementary students. Many students understand how to write a thesis statement or the topic...

Grammar: Teaching Grammar Effectively

Grammar: Teaching Grammar Effectively

There are few subjects as widely discussed in the world of education as grammar. Everyone is asking, should we teach it? If so, how? What is the most effective? Recently, I’ve read some of the research about grammar, as well as discussed grammar instruction with...

How to Use Interactive Notebooks Effectively

How to Use Interactive Notebooks Effectively

Don't forget read the rest of the "Teaching Students How to Take Notes" Series! Teaching Students How to Take Notes The Most Effective Note Taking Methods 7 Types of Guided Notes that Will Improve Students Learning 7 Benefits of Interactive Notes How to Use...

7 Benefits of Interactive Notes

7 Benefits of Interactive Notes

Don't forget read the rest of the "Teaching Students How to Take Notes" Series! Teaching Students How to Take Notes The Most Effective Note Taking Methods 7 Types of Guided Notes that Will Improve Students Learning 7 Benefits of Interactive Notes How to Use...

7 Types of Guided Notes that Will Improve Student Learning

7 Types of Guided Notes that Will Improve Student Learning

Don't forget read the rest of the "Teaching Students How to Take Notes" Series! Teaching Students How to Take Notes The Most Effective Note Taking Methods 7 Types of Guided Notes that Will Improve Students Learning Benefits of Interactive Notes How to Use Interactive...

Why Students Need to Learn How to Take Notes Effectively

Why Students Need to Learn How to Take Notes Effectively

Don't forget read the rest of the "Teaching Students How to Take Notes" Series! Teaching Students How to Take Notes Why Students Need to Learn How to Take Notes Effectively 7 Types of Guided Notes that Will Improve Students Learning 7 Benefits of Interactive Notes How...

Teaching Students How to Take Notes

Teaching Students How to Take Notes

Don't forget read the rest of the "Teaching Students How to Take Notes" Series! Teaching Students How to Take Notes The Most Effective Note Taking Methods Types of Guided Notes Benefits of Interactive Notes How to Use Interactive Notebooks Effectively As all teachers...

How to Write a Bibliography for a Research Paper

How to Write a Bibliography for a Research Paper

Please also make sure to check out the rest of the "Teaching Research Skills in Grades 3-8" series. Teaching Research Skills in Upper Elementary and Middle School Grades How to Select Effective Research Topics Easily Teach Students how to Take Research Notes How to...

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