Writing

Don’t Make These Ten Mistakes in Your Poetry

| File type : Teaching Material

Advice from a poet for growing poets on how NOT to write poetry. Courtesy of Lynn Michael Martin at the Curator. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Creating Confident Writers

This handout on teaching writing includes brainstorming activities and revision guides. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Book Report Outline & Author Posters

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A book report outline and a collection of author posters featuring Hesba Stretton, Sydney Taylor, Dr. Paul White, Meindert de Jong, and Johanna Spyri. From the contributor: "I put up one authorโ€™s... Read More

Building Writing Skills

James Martin | Writing

Why is writing so important? How can I get my students to enjoy it?

Poetry Composition Prompt

Contributors: Josh Nisley | File type : Document

An assignment in which high school literature students compose an original poem that imitates the form and style of an early American poem. The assignment could be adapted for any literary period or s... Read More

Scarlet Letter Character Analysis Prompt

Contributors: Josh Nisley | File type : Teaching Material

A writing prompt describing how to write an analysis of a character from Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, The Scarlet Letter. Download the document now or read it below. ... Read More

Autobiography Project

Author: Josh Nisley

| File type : Collection

These materials are designed to help advanced student writers complete an in-depth autobiography project. The series includes writing guides and prompts for each of the seven chapters and supporti... Read More

Personal Essay Rubric

Contributors: Lucy Miller

A rubric for grading personal narrative essays. The rubric is specifically designed for essays relating an amusing incident, but can be adapted for any topic. Download this worksheet now or read it... Read More

Autobiography Project Schedule

A detailed, 20-day schedule for the autobiography project, including descriptions of class activities and assignments. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More

Research Paper Checklist

Contributors: Lucy Miller

A checklist handout that enables students to self-assess their research papers. Download this worksheet now or read it below. ... Read More