Writing

Research Fair Grading Form

Contributor: Jason Beachy | File type : Curricular

Use this rubric to grade students' oral reports and exhibits at science or history fairs.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

Sample: Creative Writing I from Sparkling Bits of Writing

Contributor: Andrew Yoder | File type : Teaching Material

This is an excerpt from Sparkling Bits of Writing by Jennifer Yoder. For more information or to purchase a copy, contact Andrew and Jennifer Yoder at (330) 704-6030 or rayoder389 at gmail dot com. Boo... Read More

Lesson 4: Writing Poetry without Rhyme or Rhythm

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students learn about alliteration and colorful words in poetry. Students are introduced to poetry that doesn't have a strong rhythm or rhyme scheme. Students write a poem about an anim... Read More

Lesson 3: Writing Poetry Counting Syllables

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students learn to count the number of syllables in a line of peotry. They learn that a number pattern of syllables in a stanza causes rhythm. Students write a two-line rhyme with eac... Read More

Lesson 2: Writing Poetry Quatrains

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students learn about different rhyme patterns in a 4-line poem or a poem with multiple 4-line stanzas. They write some 4-line poems.Lesson Plan Download this document now or read... Read More

Lesson 1: Writing Poetry Couplets

Contributor: Yvonne King | File type : Teaching Material

In this lesson, students are introduced to writing poetry by writing two line rhymes.Lesson Plan Download this document now or read it below.Worksheet Download this document now or read ... Read More

How Do I Assess Subjective Projects? Rubrics for Creative Writing

Contributor: Sharon Martin | Length : 4 | File type : Video

Assessing creative projects can seem arbitrary. Are there ways to make the process easier for teachers and more transparent for students? Sharon Martin says yes.Using rubrics can simplify the pr... Read More

Theme Paper Scoresheet for World Lit

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This scoresheet provides seven categories for grading a high-school theme paper in World Literature. The categories consider format, topic, argument, purpose, citation, clarity, and grammar and spelli... Read More

Theme Paper Stage 1

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

This document guides students for writing a theme paper on the love of money versus the love of people as found in Silas Marner.Download this document now or read it below.... Read More