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Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

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Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

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Automated Comment Generator for THE ESSAY

This document has been created to help teachers evaluate students’ essays quickly and efficiently while including as many detailed comments as possible. It is created in a Microsoft Word document so that you can easily modify it to suit your particular classroom needs. (You also have the option to copy and paste the entire page, or certain elements.) The document is completely modifiable, even the comments. The “grunt work” has been done for you.

This quickens the evaluation process and will help the teacher to write down information more quickly. This particular document has been embedded with drop down boxes with comments on: persuasion, information presented, analysis, style, structure, communication, sources and format.

Take a look at the preview for a better idea of what this product can do for you.

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English Grammar Cheat Sheet

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English Grammar Cheat Sheet

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This “Cheat Sheet” was designed to help students while writing in English. This at a glance 2 page sheet is colorful and has an easy to find layout to help students remember certain important things while they write.

I allow my students to use this in class when writing a test. This is not a grammar lesson, but it will remind students about the grammar they’ve learned in the past.

Some of the reminders included:

– parts of speech
– transitional words
– quotation marks (how and when to use them)
– basic sentence structure
– spelling tips (plurals of nouns and IE rule)
– puncutaion rules (apostrophe, colon, semicolon

The other side of the page has comma rules:
– with coordinate conjunctions
-with introductory elements
– with other elements (dates, parenthetical expression, nouns in a direct address)
– with adjectives
-with appositives

It also contains tips on things to avoid, such as writing a paragraph shorter than 4 sentences. And, it contains a list of things to do, such as make sure that your paragraphs contain at least 2 pieces of evidence.

It’s teaching made easy!

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From Teach BeTween the Lines

Everything you need to teach debate with Shakespeare’s Macbeth. This complete unit includes 5 lessons:

1. Introduction to controversial, debatable topics within Macbeth
-In-depth class discussion questions
-Mini-debate to engage learners and begin conversations on the text

2. Crafting arguments- the debate way. Introduce this step-by-step method
for crafting an argument specifically for debate.

3. Crafting counter-arguments- the debate way. Introduce this simple four
point method for crafting a counter-argument specifically for refutation in
debate.

4. Introduction to debate- introduces debate skills to students. Students learn
the why and how of debate, watch several examples, and grade those
debate examples using the assessment tools that will be applied to their
debates as well.

5. Introduction to Public Speaking- a mini-lesson to introduce the most critical
skills necessary for successful public speaking.

Your students will be able to take notes on all of these lessons inside of their Google Interactive Notebook. Students will also be able to prepare for their debate with specific graphic organizers for each step of the preparation process. They will also be able to craft their arguments and counter-arguments inside of this digital document with helpful graphic organizers. Additionally, they will be able to self-reflect on their preparation, their group’s preparation and arguments, and the quality of their own arguments. Rubric is included inside of this document for further self-assessment.

A complete debate scoring guide is included so a ‘winner’ can be determined post-debate.

A complete rubric is included for assessing the quality of each student’s debate skills.

PowerPoint, Word, and PDF versions are included for every document. This unit will be easy to print and teach as well!

41 Pages, 51 Slides.

CCSS Aligned:

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On the hunt for more Macbeth Lessons? Check out these fun and engaging lessons:
Theme Analysis &Thematic Literary Response Essay in Shakespeare’s Macbeth
Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s Macbeth
Character Analysis with Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Other lessons to consider:
Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream:
Debate with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream- The Battle of the Sexes
Theme Analysis in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Character Analysis with A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Complete Study Guide

Save money and get four additional lessons with: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Unit Bundle!!
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Complete Unit BUNDLE!

Introduction to Shakespeare:
Engaging and Collaborative Introduction to Shakespeare

 

 


In-Text Citation Lesson, Practice, and Assessment, MLA 8th Edition

From Teach BeTween the Lines

 

The MLA 8th edition lesson on incorporating textual evidence (quotations with parenthetical citations) will help your students learn:

-How to create an in-text citation with and without an author’s name.

-How to lead into or out of a quote with the student’s own words.

-How to pepper a quote.

-How to delete parts of the quote to seamlessly incorporate the evidence into the student’s paragraph.

-How to incorporate the title and/or author in signal phrases prior to a quotation.

-Block style quotations.

-How to cite dialogue

-Examples from quality literature for each type of citation.

-Text Evidence Trouble-Shooting Guide teaches students to fix common mistakes such as orphaned quotes, transition phrases, summarizing instead of analyzing, and big, chunky quotes. Support and examples are provided through this document, and the lesson activity that accompanies it.

-5 Days of Bell Ringer Practice Activities

Practice:
-Three practice documents (Google Doc, PDF, and Word document) using examples from literature. (Could be used as a quick quiz)

Summative Assessment:
Students are given three passages, one fiction and two non-fiction texts- with relating themes (social justice). They are asked to close read, then respond to the given prompt using evidence from two of the three sources. They are supported in doing so with detailed graphic organizers, and asked to seamlessly incorporate text evidence for the assessment.

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-Discussion slides added to create a deeper understanding with the in-text trouble shooting guide
-Complete digital (and printable) interactive notebook for students. This is over 50 pages in length and will take students through the entire unit in one document for easy link and go- or print and go- teaching!
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Shakespeare’s-A Midsummer Night’s Dream-Unit BUNDLE! Digital & Printable!

From Teach BeTween the Lines

Teach Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with this complete unit bundle! 145 pages, and over 105 teacher slides ready to print and teach- or use digitally for your 21st century learners!

Each of the bundled unit’s product description is below:

Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Complete Study Guide

This 45 page interactive student notebook will help your students fully comprehend and analyze one of Shakespeare’s finest comedies- A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This student guide will take your students through this play from beginning to end, ensuring a deep read and a great wealth of understanding.

This digital interactive notebook includes:

1. Scene by scene comprehension and analysis questions that support students in gleaning the most meaning from the text.

2. Character analysis with guiding questions and graphic organizers for support.

3. Literature Circle (or Socratic Seminar) preparation with guiding questions and a guided dialectical journal.

4. Plot analysis- students track the plot of the four major plot lines within the play with guiding prompts and graphic organizers.

5. Fun summative characterization activity that gets students up and moving, collaborating, and acting with their peers!

Beautifully designed images support with student engagement.

Digital documents allow students to type directly in the file through Google Apps.

PowerPoint and PDF versions provided as well for easy print and go teaching!

Perfect for Secondary and College Education

Debate with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream- The Battle of the Sexes

Everything you need to teach debate with the Battle of the Sexes in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
This complete unit includes 5 lessons:

1. Introduction to the theme of gender within the play
a. In-depth class discussion questions
b. Mini-debate to engage learners and begin conversations on the
gender battle

2. Crafting arguments- the debate way. Introduce this step-by-step method
for crafting an argument specifically for debate.

3. Crafting counter-arguments- the debate way. Introduce this simple four
point method for crafting a counter-argument specifically for refutation in
debate.

4. Introduction to debate- introduces debate skills to students. Students learn
the why and how of debate, watch several examples, and grade those
debate examples using the assessment tools that will be applied to their
debates as well.

5. Introduction to Public Speaking- a mini-lesson to introduce the most critical
skills necessary for successful public speaking.

Your students will be able to take notes on all of these lessons inside of their Google Interactive Notebook. Students will also be able to prepare for their debate with specific graphic organizers for each step of the preparation process. They will also be able to craft their arguments and counter-arguments inside of this digital document with helpful graphic organizers. Additionally, they will be able to self-reflect on their preparation, their group’s preparation and arguments, and the quality of their own arguments. Rubric is included inside of this document for further self-assessment.

A complete debate scoring guide is included so a ‘winner’ can be determined post-debate.

A complete rubric is included for assessing the quality of each student’s debate skills.

PowerPoint, Word, and PDF versions are included for every document. This unit will be easy to print and teach as well!

41 Pages, 51 Slides.

Character Analysis with A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Students analyze the characters within A Midsummer Night’s Dream with this fun, engaging, and beautifully decorated interactive notebook.

Students will look at character development, relationships, and interactions within the text.

Character analysis lesson will support students in this process.

Multiple character analysis essay questions provide voice and choice in the summative assessment.

Multiple graphic organizers to support in the development of a strong thesis statement.

Multiple graphic organizers to support in the development of a full character analysis lesson.

Crafting a character analysis lesson to teach the process.

Digital document- no printing and copying needed! Just imagine a lunch NOT waiting in line at the copy machine!

PDF versions provided- in case you enjoy the line at the machine!

Interactive notebook: 34 Pages
Teacher Lesson: 21 Slides

Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Teach students the art of literary analysis with Shakespeare’s drama filled play- A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Included:
Literary Analysis PowerPoint Lesson
—Graphic Organizers and Rubric to assess examples of literary analysis (for use with PowerPoint lesson)

Beautiful Literary Analysis Poster- in two sizes

7 high level, in-depth literary analysis questions for paragraph responses
— Graphic organizers for support.

Optional literary analysis essay and graphic organizer

Rubric provided

10 Pages with poster + 14 Slides

Theme Analysis in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Students will collaborate in literary circles on the topic of theme development- I call this the Theme Tracker Task Force group. Students will track the three most prevalent theme topics as they read through the play. The chart/lesson provided allows students to track evidence of the thread of each topic throughout the text as they read. They are then able to discuss this evidence and theme development, further preparing for their theme analysis essay.

Theme Google Presentation/PowerPoint to get students started in tracking the three important themes within this play. Guiding questions break down each theme for better understanding as students navigate A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Students are provided with five theme essay topics/questions to choose from as they begin to develop their essays. This allows for voice and choice in learning, yet each question specifically relates to the themes students have been tracking throughout the play.

Literary analysis lesson included to support your students in analyzing literature for this essay.

The graphic organizers provided will allow your students to craft this essay in a supported, step-by-step manner.

Thesis builder teaches the process of drafting a literary analysis thesis. Students are supported as they draft each important piece of their theme analysis thesis statement.

21 Slides, 15 Pages

CCSS Aligned:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.1
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.9

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Check out these individual lessons for all things Shakespeare!
Debate with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream- The Battle of the Sexes
Theme Analysis in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Character Analysis with A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Complete Study Guide

Teaching Macbeth?
Theme Analysis &Thematic Literary Response Essay in Shakespeare’s Macbeth
Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s Macbeth
Character Analysis with Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Introduction to Shakespeare:
Engaging and Collaborative Introduction to Shakespeare


Free Essay Outline Package

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The Outline

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The Outline package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. Seeing as the outline is the skeleton of a student’s essay, this document has been devised to help students organize their ideas within the essay format.

This document has been created as a tool to accompany the Teaching the Essay Package, which is available for digital download at my store.

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Free English Lesson- Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Grades 9-12+

Celebrate this President’s day with a FREE resource! Teach students the art of literary analysis with Shakespeare’s drama filled play- A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This unit was recently available for purchase for over $4.00, but you can find it FREE for a limited time on my Teacher’s Pay Teachers site: Teach BeTween the Lines

Included:
Literary Analysis PowerPoint/Google Slides Lesson
—Graphic Organizers and Rubric to assess examples of literary analysis (for use with PowerPoint/Google Slides lesson)

Beautiful Literary Analysis Poster- in two sizes

7 high level, in-depth literary analysis questions for paragraph responses
— Graphic organizers for support.
— Printable, editable Word Document
OR
— Digital Student Interactive Notebook

Optional literary analysis essay and graphic organizer

-CCSS Aligned:
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.1
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3
— CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.5

Rubric provided

10 Pages with poster + 14 Slides

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Check out these individual lessons for all things Shakespeare!
Debate with Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream- The Battle of the Sexes
Theme Analysis in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Character Analysis with A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Student Interactive Notebook for A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Complete Study Guide

Save money and get four additional lessons with: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Unit Bundle!!
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Complete Unit BUNDLE!

Teaching Macbeth?
Theme Analysis &Thematic Literary Response Essay in Shakespeare’s Macbeth
Literary Analysis with Shakespeare’s Macbeth
Character Analysis with Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Introduction to Shakespeare:
Engaging and Collaborative Introduction to Shakespeare


Teaching the Essay Package

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Teaching the Essay Package

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TEACHING THE ESSAY – AN EASY TO USE GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

The Teaching the Essay package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. This comprehensive package includes details on how to structure an essay as well as how to develop arguments. This visually attractive handout contains practical examples and guides students with revision questions to keep them on track.

The package focuses on: (Package contains 13 pages)

– Format (Introduction – thesis, development, conclusion)
– Developing arguments
– Tips for writing
– Practical examples
– Quote insertion and selection
– Comprehensive transitions list
– How to analyse
– Paragraphing and how to format arguments within the paragraphs
– Style and flow (transitions)
– Revision questions
– Practical essay analogy
– Strategies in writing

I have been using and revising this document for over 10 years and it has proved to be a most useful tool for teaching the essay.

It’s teaching made easy!
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Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

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Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

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Please note that this document does not work with a Mac computer.

Automated Comment Generator for THE ESSAY

This document has been created to help teachers evaluate students’ essays quickly and efficiently while including as many detailed comments as possible. It is created in a Microsoft Word document so that you can easily modify it to suit your particular classroom needs. (You also have the option to copy and paste the entire page, or certain elements.) The document is completely modifiable, even the comments. The “grunt work” has been done for you.

This quickens the evaluation process and will help the teacher to write down information more quickly. This particular document has been embedded with drop down boxes with comments on: persuasion, information presented, analysis, style, structure, communication, sources and format.

Take a look at the preview for a better idea of what this product can do for you.

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Speech Evaluation with drop down boxes
FREEGroup Work Comment Sheet with Drop Down Boxes

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Speech Evaluation with drop down boxes

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Speech Evaluation with drop down boxes

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Please note that this document does not work with a Mac computer.

Automated Comment Generator for SPEECHES

This document has been created to help teachers evaluate students during the speech evaluation. It is created in a Microsoft Word document so that you can easily modify it to suit your particular classroom needs. (You also have the option to copy and paste the entire page, or certain elements.) The document is completely modifiable, even the comments. The “grunt work” has been done for you.

This quickens the evaluation process and will help the teacher to write down information more quickly. This particular document has been embedded with drop down boxes with comments on: elements of persuasion and argumentation, communication, the quality of information, the quality of sources, and the quality of visual aids.

Please see the preview for a better idea of how this product can help you to assess your students.It’s teaching made easy!

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Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes
FREE Group Work Comment Sheet with Drop Down Boxes

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Free Teaching Theme Development

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Developing Themes

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This handout has been created to help both teachers and students learn how to develop themes in literature properly.

This handout includes step by step instructions on how to develop a theme in paragraph form.

I hope you enjoy it! It’s teaching made easy!


Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

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Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Please note that this document does not work with a Mac computer.

Automated Comment Generator for THE ESSAY

This document has been created to help teachers evaluate students’ essays quickly and efficiently while including as many detailed comments as possible. It is created in a Microsoft Word document so that you can easily modify it to suit your particular classroom needs. (You also have the option to copy and paste the entire page, or certain elements.) The document is completely modifiable, even the comments. The “grunt work” has been done for you.

This quickens the evaluation process and will help the teacher to write down information more quickly. This particular document has been embedded with drop down boxes with comments on: persuasion, information presented, analysis, style, structure, communication, sources and format.

Take a look at the preview for a better idea of what this product can do for you.

You may also be interested in:

Speech Evaluation with drop down boxes
FREEGroup Work Comment Sheet with Drop Down Boxes

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Teaching the Essay Package

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Teaching the Essay Package

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

TEACHING THE ESSAY – AN EASY TO USE GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

The Teaching the Essay package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. This comprehensive package includes details on how to structure an essay as well as how to develop arguments. This visually attractive handout contains practical examples and guides students with revision questions to keep them on track.

The package focuses on: (Package contains 13 pages)

– Format (Introduction – thesis, development, conclusion)
– Developing arguments
– Tips for writing
– Practical examples
– Quote insertion and selection
– Comprehensive transitions list
– How to analyse
– Paragraphing and how to format arguments within the paragraphs
– Style and flow (transitions)
– Revision questions
– Practical essay analogy
– Strategies in writing

I have been using and revising this document for over 10 years and it has proved to be a most useful tool for teaching the essay.
It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
13
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N/A
Teaching Duration
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Speech Evaluation with drop down boxes

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Speech Evaluation with drop down boxes

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Please note that this document does not work with a Mac computer.

Automated Comment Generator for SPEECHES

This document has been created to help teachers evaluate students during the speech evaluation. It is created in a Microsoft Word document so that you can easily modify it to suit your particular classroom needs. (You also have the option to copy and paste the entire page, or certain elements.) The document is completely modifiable, even the comments. The “grunt work” has been done for you.

This quickens the evaluation process and will help the teacher to write down information more quickly. This particular document has been embedded with drop down boxes with comments on: elements of persuasion and argumentation, communication, the quality of information, the quality of sources, and the quality of visual aids.

Please see the preview for a better idea of how this product can help you to assess your students.It’s teaching made easy!

You may also be interested in:
Essay Evaluation Comments with Drop Down Boxes
FREE Group Work Comment Sheet with Drop Down Boxes


Free Essay Outline Package

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The Outline

 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The Outline package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. Seeing as the outline is the skeleton of a student’s essay, this document has been devised to help students organize their ideas within the essay format.

This document has been created as a tool to accompany the Teaching the Essay Package, which is available for digital download at my store.

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
11
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Teaching the Essay Package

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Teaching the Essay Package

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

TEACHING THE ESSAY – AN EASY TO USE GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

The Teaching the Essay package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. This comprehensive package includes details on how to structure an essay as well as how to develop arguments. This visually attractive handout contains practical examples and guides students with revision questions to keep them on track.

The package focuses on: (Package contains 13 pages)

– Format (Introduction – thesis, development, conclusion)
– Developing arguments
– Tips for writing
– Practical examples
– Quote insertion and selection
– Comprehensive transitions list
– How to analyse
– Paragraphing and how to format arguments within the paragraphs
– Style and flow (transitions)
– Revision questions
– Practical essay analogy
– Strategies in writing

I have been using and revising this document for over 10 years and it has proved to be a most useful tool for teaching the essay.
It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
13
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A

Teaching the Essay Package

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Teaching the Essay Package

 

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

TEACHING THE ESSAY – AN EASY TO USE GUIDE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

The Teaching the Essay package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. This comprehensive package includes details on how to structure an essay as well as how to develop arguments. This visually attractive handout contains practical examples and guides students with revision questions to keep them on track.

The package focuses on: (Package contains 13 pages)

– Format (Introduction – thesis, development, conclusion)
– Developing arguments
– Tips for writing
– Practical examples
– Quote insertion and selection
– Comprehensive transitions list
– How to analyse
– Paragraphing and how to format arguments within the paragraphs
– Style and flow (transitions)
– Revision questions
– Practical essay analogy
– Strategies in writing

I have been using and revising this document for over 10 years and it has proved to be a most useful tool for teaching the essay.
It’s teaching made easy!

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Free Outline Package

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The Outline

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

The Outline package has been devised as a resource to help guide students develop their essay writing skills. Seeing as the outline is the skeleton of a student’s essay, this document has been devised to help students organize their ideas within the essay format.

This document has been created as a tool to accompany the Teaching the Essay Package, which is available for digital download at my store.

It’s teaching made easy!

For contests, promotions and other freebies, visit my Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Teaching-Made-Easy/734339640007672

or visit my Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/teachwithpassio/

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FREE WORKSHEET: Subordinating Conjunctions Cheat Sheet for Dependent Clauses!

I teach a writing lab for the community college I work with, and right now we are working on recognizing Independent and Dependent Clauses. (Yep! College students sometimes have to go waaaaaay back to the basics in order to find sentence fragments within their Composition Essays!)

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I like to give my students a visual when thinking about parts of sentences. So the first thing I told them is that I have a one-year-old who is about to start walking. Right now, she is holding on to our hands (or walls, or cabinets, or the dog) to help support her walking. Then I ask them, “Is she an independent walker?” Of course the answer is no. “Why?” Their responses were:

“She can’t stand on her own.”

“She relies on other people or things.”

DING! DING! DING! In order to walk, she is DEPENDENT on other people or things. An INDEPENDENT walker is someone who can stand on his or her own.

I then tell them the same goes for Independent or Dependent clauses! “An Independent Clause is a sentence that can totally stand on its own without any help from other clauses. A Dependent Clause relies on other clauses, or complete sentences, to make sense.”

After reviewing types of each, I gave them a Common Subordinating Conjunctions Cheat Sheet to use in order to find fragments (it also includes the five relative pronouns, but I didn’t go too into detail with those–only so much the brain can handle in an hour!). Then I let them know the secret that if their sentence is starting off with one of the words listed on the cheat sheet and does not express a complete thought, it’s probably a fragment.

I hope this cheat sheet helps your students make sense of Independent and Dependent clauses a little bit better!

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THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates!

Follow these directions to enter to win THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates.  

Directions on how to win the 

FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

Go to The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs to enter to win the FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate by 11:00 P.M. on July 27, 2015 Pacific Time – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net/2015/07/three-100-giveaways-of-tpt-gift.html. Complete the Rafflecopter Contest Application which is located at the bottom of the post under “BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!! ”  (You may have to wait a minute for it to appear on your computer.)

Directions on how to win the

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All new members and members who have renewed their membership in The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative from June 2, 2015 – August 3, 2015 at 11:00 P.M. Pacific Time will be entered to win the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate.  (The ending date has been changed to August 8, 2015 to coincide with the TpT Back to School Sitewide Sale.)

Get THOUSANDS of PAGE VIEWS for your TpT products by advertising your free products, priced products, sales, and promotions on our blogs.  Our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, currently has more than 31,000 average daily viewers.

 



TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!  The time and date you become a TBOTEMC member determines if you will be posting on The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs II, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs III, etc.  THE LINKS OF ALL OF THE POSTS FROM THE VARIOUS BLOGS WILL BE ADVERTISED AGAIN IN ALL OF THE TBOTE BLOGS…so your TpT products will still be advertised on our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, which is currently ranked #34 in the May 2015 Top Referral URLs which brings in traffic to TpT.

Directions on how to win the

THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative will automatically be entered to win the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate on August 3, 2015.  (The ending date has been changed to August 8, 2015 to coincide with the TpT Back to School Sitewide Sale.)

The three winners will be announced at our blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Wishing you the best,

Vicky

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Comment Bank

Comment Bank

With report cards right around corner and an increasing demand for specific student comments, make your life easier with this Comment Bank.

 

The Comment Bank has been constructed to save the Language Arts teacher time when offering constructive and helpful comments on students’ evaluation. Marking papers in any Language Arts class is always a lengthy process. Increasingly, teachers are being asked to write more detailed comments to highlight students’ strengths and weaknesses, and sometimes we run out of ideas. Being the vigilant teachers we are, and wanting to help our students achieve their potential is and will always be one of our priorities. To this end, when marking students’ papers, writing down everything we want to say to them about their papers would be a very lengthy process. I have decided to share my personal comment bank with you.
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The bank comments on the following areas:

-Structure
-Communication
-The next step
-Mechanics
-Style
-Persuasion
-Analysis

The package contains 7 pages of comments, which are divided by levels of accomplishment A, B, C and D.

Included in this package are over 120 comments for students. You can get inspiration from these pages to handwrite your comments, or you can do what I do and copy/paste your comments into a word document, print, and staple the comment to the students’ evaluations. This is a real time saver. Parents, students, and school administration LOVE this method of feedback. And, this way, it takes much less time to be much more efficient.


FREE MATH LESSON – “Free Counting Song 1-20 (MP3)”

by Renee Dawn

PreKindergarten – 12th Grade

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How do you get kids to behave, calm down, clean up, transition, do homework, time out, stand and stretch? It’s all made easier with a soothing voice counting the numbers 1 – 20 over relaxing music with a soft beat.

This “magic timer” counts numbers like a heartbeat. It is one beat per second, plus intro and fade-out; one minute of music in all. It’s a great behavior management tool to help kids calm their minds and focus on the task at hand. You can replay it for an extended countdown.

It’s also perfect for teaching kids to count numbers 1-20, as the pronunciation is slow, clear and correct.

It’s not just for kids! If you would like a minute of relaxation, then cup your palms over your eyes as you listen to this…

It’s FREE, so enjoy it…and if you would kindly leave your rating and feedback it would be greatly appreciated!

I hope you find this MP3 useful and helpful, and if you’d like to try the longer version it’s here:

Counting 1-100 Song MP3

Skip Counting Song MP3

MP3 length 1:07

© 2014 Renee Dawn

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Free-Counting-Song-1-20-MP3-1412525

 

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“When I first began TBOTEMC, I will admit, I was a little skeptical. I decided to really commit to the material, and I got connected with some of the members. TBOTEMC was the best decision, or investment, I have ever made. My sales for February 2015 are $8,046. My total sales for last year were just over $6,000. I’ve made more money this month than all last year!!! I am only a few thousand dollars away from my first TPT MILESTONE! I MADE THE TOP 100 PRODUCTS AND TOP 100 SELLERS OF THE WEEK. Julie from Educating Everyone 4 Life has been my cheerleader, and emails me whenever I need her. I bought my tickets for Las Vegas, and I can’t wait to see what else TBOTEMC has in store!!! Thank you Victoria! I want to hug you in real life!!!”
Thanks,
Kayse
member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kayse-Morris 

 

Educating Everyone 4 Life has earned $44,887.69 in just 8 months since joining The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative! Click on the button above to download TBOTEMC’s preview to read her letter and see the amazing statistics of life before and after she joined TBOTEMC.
Educating Everyone 4 Life
member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Educating-Everyone-4-Life

 

“When I started selling on TpT in May of 2013, until I joined TBOTEMC this August, my total sales were $3,157.45. That’s for 15 months. I joined TBOTEMC August 5th of this year, just 3 months ago. In those 3 months I’ve sold $9,014.46!!!”

-Leah Popinski
member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Leah-Popinski

 

“TBOTEMC offers

Collegiality
Lessons
Activities
Student Success
Seller Success
Because of TBOTEMC, I reached my $20,000.00 milestone on TpT much sooner than I expected. I first joined TBOTE to gain exposure for my TpT products and my blog http://teachitwrite.blogspot.com/ – which, I’m thrilled to say, definitely happened. The Social Media Partners concept is a win-win for TpT sellers and is a marketing treasure.Victoria Leon goes out of her way to help her members to increase their selling potential.”
~Connie
member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Connie

 

“I am at the beginning of an amazing journey! I recently joined TBOTEMC, and I am amazed at the opportunities in front of me. This cooperative group works together to achieve everyone’s success. I have only begun to use the extensive amount of resources available to me and can already note increases in followers and sales. Vicky is amazing and will support you in every way. You took a huge step when you became a seller at Teachers Pay Teachers. Join TBOTEMC and jump to the next level!
-Monica
Fourth Grade Frenzy
member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Fourth-Grade-Frenzy

 

“I started selling at TpT in January of 2013 and, without much marketing, made steady progress and managed to reach the first milestone in October of 2014. After realizing the potential of this business, I decided that I MUST add marketing to my plan if I wanted to continue to rise in the marketplace to the next level. That is when I discovered Vicky’s product. With the guidance of this program, I have seen increases in all areas of my business and I have begun to enjoy the benefits of working with others for the common goal of increasing TpT awareness in the world marketplace. I highly recommend adding this to your own hard work and see where it can take you.”
Kathryn Garcia @ Made For Learning
member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Kathryn-Garcia


The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative – Categories

Hi everyone,

Thanks for stopping by our Word Press blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative.  Click on the categories posted on the right hand column to find particular lessons. Below is a list of the categories.

Have fun exploring TBOTEMC,

Vicky

 

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Hi, my name is Vicky Leon and I have been teaching in the Los Angeles Unified School District since 1982.   I hope to use this site as a way to help teachers share ideas with other teachers.

Members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative promote their free products, priced products, sales, and promotions on this WordPress blog.  They also write articles about their teaching experiences and about themselves.  You may also see free products created by teachers who sell their lessons at TeachersPayTeachers.com.

If you would like to be a member of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative, go to

http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneursmarketingcooperative.com/2014/01/the-best-of-teacher-entrepreneurs.html and purchase the one year membership using your PayPal account or the PayPal credit card service.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Happy reading,

Vicky

 

 

 

Join The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative athttp://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneursmarketingcooperative.com/2014/01/the-best-of-teacher-entrepreneurs.html

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