December 2nd, 2020

High School Resource: ThoughtAudio.com – Worries of a Winter Walk

  High School Resource Worries of a Winter Walk This short story is a delightful tale of a writer with a deadline who is on a winter walk. This story epitomizes an example of the creative path that a writer may take while viewing a normal everyday scene and formulating a cohesive story line from […]

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September 21st, 2020

High School Resource: Guided Journal 

High School Resource Guided Journal In this unit, students, posing as fictional adults, write a journal. They complete a journal entry every week during the school year, after completing the Dossier handout that defines the qualities of the journal character (e.g., age, nationality, employer, education, etc.). Journal entries are a minimum of two pages, and […]

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January 7th, 2020

Middle School Resource: Power Writing – Writing to Inform by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Middle School Resource Power Writing – Writing to Inform  Students will learn to use writing techniques to write an organized logical paragraph when “Writing to Inform.” Related NY State Academic Standards: W.5.2, W.5.2.a, W.5.2.b and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, […]

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January 6th, 2020

Elementary School Resource: Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning

  Elementary School Resource Writing Practice Book, Enchanted Learning This site provides printable books to help students practice writing the letters of the alphabet. Words for each letter of the alphabet are also included on the page. A cover page can be printed out. This is appropriate for grades K-2. It can be used by […]

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October 14th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Personal Newspaper

  Elementary School Resource Personal Newspaper In this activity, students will be writing different articles for the front page of each person’s personal newspaper. Additionally, students will be drawing pictures for the newspaper. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.4.4, W.4.6 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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September 11th, 2019

High School Resource: Guided Journal

High School Resource Guided Journal In this unit, students, posing as fictional adults, write a journal. They complete a journal entry every week during the school year. Related NY State Academic Standards: LOTE.ML.1.1.C.C, LOTE.ML.1.2.C.B, LOTE.ML.1.2.C.C and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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June 19th, 2019

High School Resource: Writer’s Journal by Newspapers in Education Program

High School Resource Writer’s Journal by Newspapers in Education Program In this resource, students will collect stories that demonstrate unusually effective writing and create a “writer’s journal”. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.5.7, RI.6.7, RI.7.7 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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June 18th, 2019

Middle School Resource: Guided Journal

Middle School Resource Guided Journal In this unit, students, posing as fictional adults, write a journal. Related NY State Academic Standards: LOTE.ML.1.1.C.C, LOTE.ML.1.2.C.B, LOTE.ML.1.2.C.C and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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June 17th, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Dialogue Journals

Elementary School Resource Dialogue Journals Dialogue Journals are intended to provide students an opportunity to share privately in writing their reactions, questions, and concerns about school experiences with the teacher without any threat of reprisal or evaluation. It affords the teacher the opportunity to learn what each individual child is doing and thinking and then […]

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April 1st, 2019

Elementary School Resource: Custom Tracing Pages from Kidzone

Elementary School Resource Custom Tracing Pages from Kidzone This is a site for creating letter tracing practice sheets. Choose from a variety of themes and printing styles, as well as design your own words to practice writing. This practice is appropriate for grade level(s) kindergarten. Related NY State Academic Standards: L.K.1.a, L.K.2, ELA1.E.SW2G.KN.01 and more! […]

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