WRITING  
6 Trait Scoring Practice - NWREL
Interactive Writing 6 Traits Scoring with Examples  
Topics for Student Writing
Writing Prompt Generator - choose prompts randomly
Writing Prompts Online - NWREL - Narrative, Expository & Persuasive
Narrative Writing Prompts - Manatee, FL
Expository Writing Prompts - Manatee, FL
Six-Trait Writing Posters - downloadable posters inspired by Vicki Spandel
More Six Traits of Writing Posters - Ednina
Using Picture Books to Teach Narrative & Six Trait Writing - also connected to character traits
Another Book List - helps teach writing traits through picture books from Ednina  
The Write Source Student Writing Samples to Prompts            Writing Topics
Writing the Five Paragraph Essay
Paragraph-a-Week - a really cool site for students to practice paragraph skills with weekly prompts & editing checklists
Writing Resources from Mrs. Caro's Class  
Letter Writing  
Writing Ideas - from The Teacher's Desk.org  
Types of Leads  
Student Writing Examples - from the Write Source

Writing Topics

 
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Introduction to Writing Presentations (Texas)

Printed Version (93 pgs)

bullet Written Composition
bullet Sample Papers
bullet Activities to Practice
bullet Appropriate Organization of Ideas
bullet Correct and Effective Sentence Construction
bullet Standard Usage and Appropriate Word Choice
bullet Proofreading for Punctuation, Capitalization, and Spelling
bullet Kara's Paper: "Changing Sports Forever"
bullet Justin's Paper: "Video-Game Camp" and Practice Questions
bullet Bianca's Paper: "Dr. Cobra's Visit" and Practice Questions
 

 

 

POETRY
Poetry Zone Teacher Resources
More Poetry Sites for Students 
Mrs. Renz's Poetry Unit

 

 

HANDWRITING
Handwriting Worksheet Maker - neat!
Cursive Handwriting Animations
Cursive Animations for Kids
Cursive Handwriting Worksheets
D'Nealian Cursive - by abcteach.com

 

CITING SOURCES
Citation Styles Index 

 

 

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