Writing

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How to Run a Successful Writer’s Workshop

Procedures and Classroom Management Many people are concerned about Writer’s Workshop because of the different type of students they have in their class. Here are things that you may be concerned about, but that Writer’s Workshop will be...

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Opinion Writing: Using NewsELA to Write Opinion Pieces

Do your students write opinion pieces that don’t include supporting evidence? My students did at first, so I knew I needed a great mini-lesson on writing opinion pieces. In this post, I’ll walk you through using NewsELA, which is a free...

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10 Mentor Texts for Teaching Opinion Writing

Using mentor texts to teach opinion writing is the best! See below for my favorites! Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, it’s much appreciated! ...