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  • Adventist Resource
    NAD Modern Languages Curriculum Guide 9-12 Grade 9-Grade 12
    The NAD curriculum guide for teaching French, German or Spanish to Grades 9-12 includes a philosophy statement, rationale, essential learning objectives for each major subtopic, and teacher resource listing of national and international support organizations,...

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    Pathways - NAD Integrated Language Arts Website Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Resources to successfully implement the NAD integrated language arts program for elementary English studies. Pathways is organized around two central features: cross-curricular themes and a scope and sequence of strategies. This program includes reading, writing,...

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    A Reason for Handwriting Grade 1-Grade 6
    A Christian handwriting K-6 program, based on scripture verses and values. Includes detailed lesson plans, activities, instructions, and creative border sheets for student use and display. Series consists of one workbook for each grade level and one Instruction...

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    A Reason For Spelling Grade 1-Grade 6
    A Christian Spelling curriculum based on scripture verses and values, published by The Concerned Group. Each of 6 levels includes over 200 pages of learning activities in student workbooks and detailed Teacher Guidebooks with great enrichment ideas.

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    A Writer is Someone Who Writes -- And So is a Writing Teacher! Kindergarten-Tertiary
    An examination of the 1984 North Pacific Union Conference-sponsored writing program for elementary, secondary, and college teachers. Central to the workshop was a resource center, which facilitated the blending of theory with practice. The workshop's organizing...

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    Academic Service Learning in First-Year Writing: Implications for Practice Grade 12-Tertiary
    The author shares research answering six questions:
    1. What do service-learning composition courses look like?
    2. What perceptions do teachers in service-learning composition programs have about their success in ensuring that composition and service...

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    Adventist Pioneers Biography Writing Grade 9-Grade 12
    This sample lesson plan provides objectives, Journey to Excellence connections, materials list, advanced preparation, process, and curriculum connections.

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    Adventists and Fiction - Another Look Grade 9-Tertiary
    Moncrieff talks about factual and fictional writing. He covers several key arguments and includes information about Ellen White's writing and the Bible in regards to fiction.

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    Adventures of a Volunteer Writing Tutor Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author, an ex-editor, shares her experiences as a volunteer writing tutor at a college and university. She offers tips on tutoring and a list of useful books for writing tutors.

  • All Kinds of Minds Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This non-profit institute helps students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific, and clinical expertise. The organization offers a helpful tool-kit for parents...

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    Anthology of Spiritual Poems Grade 9-Grade 12
    An anthology of spiritual poetry and essays that could be used as illustrations.

  • Brain Pop Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "BrainPOP creates animated, curricular content that engages students, supports teachers, and bolsters achievement – in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices." It utilizes interactive online learning with quizzes, game play, and activities in many subjects.

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    College Composition Revisited: The Right Type of Write Hype Grade 11-Tertiary
    The art of writing has deteriorated and teachers need a stronger grounding in language and literature. Teachers are not interested in teaching writing courses and many are ill-equipped to do so. Guidelines for writing and writing instruction are discussed....

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    Creating Reading Excitement Through Character Dialogue Journals Kindergarten-Lifelong
    In this article, a teacher education professor shares how her college students would communicate with elementary students through character dialogue journals. Each college student assumed the persona of a literary character, and each week, would answer letters...

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    Creating Writing Assignments That Promote Perspective-Taking Skills Grade 11-Tertiary
    Loveless seeks strategies appropriate for college writing assignments which require students to consider the effects of their comments on their audience, a perspective-taking experience, hypothesizing that such experiences assist students in moving to higher...

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    Critical Thinking Skills Grade 9-Lifelong
    The process of writing is also the process of thinking. Leading students away from the misconception that writing is an event is the focus of this article. This article suggests ways a teacher can cultivate critical thinking and writing by providing opportunities...

  • Education World Preschool-Lifelong
    Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. Includes a search engine for educational web sites only

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    English Curriculum Framework SPD Grade 5-Grade 12
    An essential curriculum development tool: this downloadable framework outlines the Adventist philosophy, values and principles, and shows teachers how valuing, thinking and other learning skills can be taught from a Christian viewpoint in this subject. It...

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    Enhancing Creativity Through Music, Rhythm, and Sound Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Interested in altering your thinking and mood with music? Try the following exercises: drawing to music, writing with music, and thinking through music.

  • eThemes Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "eThemes is your source for content-rich, kid-safe online resources that will help enhance your teaching and save you time. eThemes provides free, fast access to over 2,500 collections of websites."

  • Everyday Spelling Grade 1-Grade 8
    Pearson's Everyday Spelling has spelling list files for grades 1-8; 25 frequently misspelled words for each grade; links to language tools; spelling strategies for learning new words; research by spelling experts; puzzles; writing prompts for bringing spelling...

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    Exemplary Software for Teaching Writing Grade 2-Lifelong
    Reviews of computer software for teaching writing.

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    Expository Writing and Steps to Christ Grade 9-Grade 12
    This sample lesson plan uncovers expository writing and Steps to Christ for grades 9-12.

  • Great Books Foundation Kindergarten-Lifelong
    An adventure in thinking, the Great Books Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization. Junior Great Books combines interpretive discussion and activities with outstanding literature to help students of all abilities learn to read for meaning, think...

  • Guide to Grammar and Writing Grade 7-Grade 12
    This exhaustive site focuses on the technical aspects of English, including close-ups on sentences, paragraphs, essays, Powerpoint presentations, and many online grammar quizzes. Especially helpful is the way the site is broken down into levels: word &...

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    Health and Temperance Mini Lesson Grade 2-Grade 12
    This health and temperance mini-lesson draws on eight health tips from the Spirit of Prophecy.

  • Homeschool.com Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The Homeschooling Resource Guide is a comprehensive and growing guide of home schooling resources and services to help each child reach their highest potential. The guide provides links to publishers and supply companies, art, music, reading, and general curriculum...

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    Ideas for Faith-Integrated Spelling Grade 5-Grade 8
    Discover three practical ways to integrate faith in spelling lessons in any spelling curriculum.

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    Insight Magazine Writing Contest 2013 Grade 7--3
    Young writers can enter their writing in one of three categories: student short story, general short story, or study poetry. Access the contest rules here. Entry deadline is May each year.

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    JAE Editorial: Reading, Writing, and Revolution Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Ian Bothwell's editorial discusses some of the controversy surrounding the teaching of reading, including phonics, whole language, basal readers and more. Articles are divided into the following categories:

    Elementary Level
    Teaching...

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    JAE Editorial: What's New! Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Beverly Rumble shares current developments such as the new Journal of Adventist Education (JAE) website, popular articles and issues, international and foreign language editions, and future plans in the areas of science, higher education, international and...

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    JAE Editorial: The Journal Needs YOU Kindergarten-Lifelong
    What sorts of articles appeal to you? In this editorial, the Journal of Adventist Education outlines its mission as the only publication that integrates faith and learning from a Seventh-day Adventist Christian perspective. The journal seeks to provide relevant...

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    K-12 Writing Activities with a Spiritual Emphasis - Powerpoint Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A PowerPoint presentation of topics and activities that integrate faith and learning in the writing class, with 8 sample lesson plans exemplifying the ideas shared in this presentation. A handout version can be downloaded here.

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    K-12 Writing Activities With a Spiritual Emphasis - Sample Lessons Kindergarten-Grade 12
    A list of writing activities and sample lesson plans ideas to effectively teacher from a biblical worldview. A powerpoint accompanies this handout.

  • Kidspiration Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Created for K-5 learners, Kidspiration provides an easy way to apply the proven principles of visual learning. Students build graphic organizers by combining pictures, text and spoken words to represent thoughts and information.

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    Language Arts for the Gifted Student Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Students who are gifted in language arts need to learn to use higher thinking skills in analyzing literature. They need encouragement and affirmation. This article also introduces the TAG (Talents and Gifts) curriculum developed by the Pacific Union Conference....

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder - My Favorite Writer Grade 4-Grade 6
    Introduces Wilder, her books, the craft of writing and the publishing process. Jewelry in illustrations may be a concern. Out of print, but available on Amazon Marketplace.

  • Learning Disabilities Handbook Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This handbook is designed to empower teachers to work with their students who struggle in the areas of: reading, writing, math, visual/auditory perception and difficulties, ADHD, developmental delays, English as a Second Language. It shows characteristics...

  • Lesson Planet Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This commercial company "is dedicated to improving student education by providing teachers with a convenient way to discover and share innovative online lesson ideas and resources."

  • Link to Learning - Ontario Curriculum Links Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Linking you to websites supporting the Ontario curriculum, by subject area: language, mathematics, the arts, science and technology, social studies, history and geography, health and physical education. Special sections included for kindergarten, teacher advisory...

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    Literature: Bringing Pleasure and Value to Young Readers Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This JAE article argues that students in elementary school can understand and learn from literature as well as older students. In good literature, the story is basic; it promotes ethical sensitivity; it inspires imitation; and it communicates values. There...

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    Making Education Work Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The combined efforts of school and home as well as reading, phonics, math, writing, science, and homework are important areas in which schools can make education work. A discussion of the U.S. Department of Education's "What Works: Research About Teaching...

  • National Council of Teachers of English - NCTE Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Devoted to supporting and improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. The NCTE publishes the following journals which are available in print and online:

    Elementary: Language Arts, School Talk, and...


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    Parable Writing Sample Lesson Plan Grade 9-Grade 12
    This sample lesson integrates faith and learning as students learn to appreciate Jesus' method of teaching and communicating along with learning how to write parables.

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    Personal Journals - A Life Skills Teaching Tool Grade 3-Lifelong
    What are the benefits of keeping a journal? Patricia Fry outlines the benefits of journaling for children in school and homeschool settings. In addition to teaching children to express themselves freely, journaling is also a useful problem-solving tool. Shared...

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    Profile 4: Student Missionary Program Kindergarten-Lifelong
    SALUDS is a student missionary program with a unique mission: literacy. Based at Mountain View College in the Philippines, this program sends student missionaries to reach indigenous tribes, such as the Manobo. Entire villages have learned to read and write...

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    Profile 5: Parent Involvement Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The Language Literacy Program at Canberra Christian School enlists the help of parents and community members to meet the need of students. They have achieved a ratio of one adult to every two students. Serving the Australian community since 1972, the school...

  • Purdue University's Online Writing Lab (OWL) Grade 9-Lifelong
    Purdue University's online writing lab (OWL) is an invaluable tool for upper level English teachers and EFL/ESL teachers. There are many worksheets, style guides, and other writing helps available.

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    Readers Theatre - A Unique Approach to Reading and Writing Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Readers Theatre provides opportunities for readers and audiences to interact. Students develop writing and communication skills, along with comprehension and understanding of subject matter. The author gives examples of how Readers Theatre can be used across...

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    Reading and Writing: The Autobiographical Connection Grade 9-Grade 12
    The author discusses a reading/writing course he created, "The Art of Autobiography." His course focuses on six stylistic features present in autobiographies and common to most narrative writing: the use of dialogue to replace some indirect discourse,...

  • Research & Documenting Sources Grade 9-Lifelong
    The Purdue University Online Writing Lab provides handouts and exercises on research skills, resources and writing research papers. It includes comprehensive resources on using Modern Language Association (MLA) format and American Psychological Association...

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    Revisiting Writing Workshop Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this article is to review some essentials of writing workshop along with supplemental information to make it easier to use. Creating a positive environment, enabling student ownership and success, creating a culture for writing, facilitating...

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    School Newspaper Trains Future Editors and Reporters Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Lloyd Lyles shares how an active school newspaper program can provide enrichment and teach students more than journalism skills.

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    Scraps of My Life Grade 7-Grade 12
    "The unit will begin with an introduction to scrapbooks and, in particular, to thematic scrapbooks. From there the teacher will guide students through a mini-course on the writing process and how to create effective paragraphs. Students will then use...

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    Sheldon's Adventures In Heaven - Worship Extension Activity Grade 1-Grade 2
    This lesson is a worship extension for grades 1-2 on the book Sheldon's Adventures in Heaven. Learning experiences will help students to know God's plan for their future, be excited about God's eternal plan and write their own heaven adventure.

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    Short Story Writing based on The Book of God Grade 9-Grade 12
    This sample faith integrated lesson plan is based on The Book of God. It provides objectives, Journey to Excellence connections, materials list, advanced preparation, process, and curriculum connections.

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    Small School English Correlation Guide Grade 1-Grade 8
    The Small Schools English Correlation Guide is designed for use with The Small Schools English Manual. In addition to providing the teacher with an abundance of strategies...

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    Small School English Manual Grade 1-Grade 8
    Developed for multi-grade small schools as a primary source for fast, easy multi-grade unit and weekly planning. Contains materials and activities for teacher-directed presentations and student assignments. Includes set of 35 file folders with organized multi-grade...

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    Solo Time with God Grade 8-Grade 12
    This conversational letter writing activity allows students the opportunity to be still and know God.

  • Steck-Vaughn Phonics Preschool-Grade 4
    Accelerate your students' progress while helping them become successful, confident readers. Uses rhyme, thematic units, colorful photos, flash cards and activities to engage attention and spark imagination. Thematic links between all five books give students...

  • Sunburst Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Find multimedia educational software, videos, and printed supplements created or distributed by Sunburst. Offering over 500 software, print and Web-delivered titles designed specifically for schools. Specialized educational pricing available.

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    Teaching academic writing to graduate English as Second Language students: the effects of instruction on student academic writing at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS), Philippines Tertiary-Lifelong
    The purpose of this study was to determine, through action research, the effects of instruction on graduate English Second Language (ESL) student academic writing at the Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS).

    Models and...

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    Technology - Teacher Bulletin Volume 5 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Technology is becoming more and more an integral teaching tool in the classroom. This section is full of annotated links for all subject areas, techy articles, webquests, and ideas for making technology work in your classroom.

  • The Booksource Preschool-Grade 12
    The Booksource provides the education market with the largest selection of new and classic titles and classroom collections. It currently has over 30,000 titles in its catalog, representing more than 150 publishers. Booksource has designed collections of literature...

  • The Creative Journal for Children - A Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counselors Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This practical guide explains how to help children from preschool through junior high begin to understand themselves and to develop a positive self-image, as well as communication and artistic skills, by recording and illustrating their feelings and thoughts...

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    The Critical Role of Research in Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Undergraduate college and university students can benefit from hands on action research in their areas of study. This article shares how academic departments and faculty members can create an environment that supports and provides opportunities for undergraduate...

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    The Learning-Disabled Child: A Challenge for Christian Teachers Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special exceptional child issue questions how Christian teachers can deal with learning-disabled children. Children must be tested to determine their specific problem, then given material at the proper reading level. Ideas for teaching...

  • The Looniest Limerick Book in the World Grade 5-Grade 8
    A collection of limericks for children which acts as a resource for teaching creative writing and poetry.

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    The Travels of Tavers: Using Theme/Journal Books in Your Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 2
    Carolyn Scheller shares a creative way of stimulating interest and inspiring creativity in the social studies classroom. Each year she selects a mascot for her class; the mascot travels with the class and their families on field trips or family excursions....

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    The Write Stuff Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Student writers are often inhibited by the fear of teachers bleeding red ink all over writing assignments, or sarcastically reading papers out loud as examples of what not to do. Teachers themselves often harbor their own frustrations about the task of teaching...

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    The Writing Process Grade 5-Grade 12
    Created by an English teacher in self-defense and for self-preservation, this series of PowerPoint presentations, with companion notes and assignments, tackles the nuts and bolts of The Writing Process in general as well as a number of specific types of essays.

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    Thinking About Writing Kindergarten-Tertiary
    The relation between mental processes and writing skills. Writing is a complex and symbolic activity that requires observation, imagination, and discipline. Dissatisfaction with the focus on the end-product has resulted in a discussion of the kinds of thinking...

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    Toward Research Writing Grade 5-Grade 12
    Students and teachers alike often dread the inevitable multiple-page research paper. Managing the note cards, quotations, footnotes, and bibliography from multiple sources makes us attempt this but once a year. Is there a way to teach these tools in smaller,...

  • URL Plato Learning System Courseware Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Plato Learning System Courseware, designed to meet the needs of young adult and adult learners, provides a comprehensive scope and sequence of a broad range of subjects such as: Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

  • VoWac Publishing Company Kindergarten-Grade 5
    VoWac Spelling teaches children how to become spellers instead of teaching them how to spell certain words. Once they acquire the skills to spell unfamiliar words, they become spellers for a lifetime. VoWac's spelling methods teach children the mechanics...

  • Web English Teacher Grade 1-Grade 12
    Find many ideas and links for literature, poetry, drama, ELL/ESL, journalism and writing, speech, reading/literacy, AP, vocabulary and interdisciplinary materials for English teachers.

  • Weekly Reader Preschool-Grade 12
    Weekly Reader produces elementary, middle and high school magazines focusing on health, science, geography, reading, writing, and career education. Many K-12 learning activities and rich teaching resources related to each issue are available online for subscribers....

  • WiggleWorks Preschool-Grade 3
    Wiggly Works is an inventive reading program that contains three amusing picture books and engaging activities. It includes a phonetics component as well as a practical management system for the teacher. Students hear stories, rewrite them, and read them aloud....

  • Wordsmyth English Dictionary - Thesaurus Grade 9-Lifelong
    The ONLY Integrated English Dictionary and Thesaurus in electronic form! Search, or browse Words of the Week, or subscribe to their electronic newsletter. This is a good spot to bookmark for looking up that obscure word (either spelling or meaning). Very well...

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    Write On! Journal-Keeping for Teens Grade 4-Grade 12
    A useful tool for English/language arts teachers of writing. Write On, Journal-Keeping for Teens, shows young writers how to get started, advises them in selecting a journal book, helps them find the time to write and coaches them in using their journal...

  • Write: Out Loud Grade 2-Grade 8
    Write: Out Loud is an easy-to-use word processor that talks. Students can listen to their work as they type it. The spelling checker lets students hear and see suggested replacement words. The program features a handy on-screen ribbon that lets students quickly access the program's options.

  • Writer's Thesaurus Grade 1-Grade 9
    Students find the words they want in this thesaurus with 600 entries and over 4000 synonyms. Features like Word Workshop, Watch It!, Notable Quotable, and Writer's Choice help instill an appreciation for our language and improve writing skills, without intimidating...

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    Writing Across the Curriculum: The Accent is on Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Involving teachers from every discipline in teaching writing offers a workable means of improving the quality of student writing. The goal of writing is to communicate effectively and efficiently. A cross-disciplinary writing program will have wider appeal...

  • Writing Matters in Every Classroom Grade 5-Grade 12
    "This book shows how teachers, can orchestrate increased nonfiction writing in every classrooms and, by so doing, raise student achievement in all subject areas. Here you'll find strategies to help you use more nonfiction writing with students, no matter...

  • Writing Prompts and Journal Topics Grade 4-Grade 10
    A handy collection of journal prompts and topics for elementary school teachers.

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    Writing through the Proverbs Grade 5-Grade 8
    A five day, faith-integrated writing lesson plan will assist your 5th-8th graders in Writing through the Proverbs. Behavioral Objectives, , curriculum connections, Journey to Excellence connections, materials list, and five days of content are included. Solomon...

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    Writing Unit Grade 6-Grade 8
    "The Writing Process is an important part of our curriculum. It is not always easy to find good teaching materials. The units included here have been divided into three divisions: Essay, Short Story, and Free Verse. The units are written specifically...