Some form of writing activity should be included in every reading intervention session for students whose deficit area is word identification. Writing helps strengthen letter sound relationships and is one of the most effective strategies to use in develop the syntactic cueing system.Read more

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Students and teachers use Curriki Groups to...Read more

cK-12 is a free website that was founded with the mission to enable every student to learn in his or her own way. They provide content paired with technology. This site is available to students, teachers, and parents/guardians.Read more

Kahoot is a game-based learning platform. You and your students will play, learn, and have fun together!Read more

Padlet is an online tool that allows students (and teachers) to collaborate on projects. Check out the school-friendly version of Padlet, called Padlet Backpack. Select the "Linked URL" to the right to explore this resource.Read more

K-12 annotated student writing samples illustrating the integration of content understanding and writing in the three types of writing expected by the CCSS. There are two types of resources available:

On-Demand Writing provides a progression of writing across grades (K-5 and 6-12);...Read more

A collection of over 3000 videos that K-12 math, biology, chemistry, physics and some of the social science. Each video is about 10 minutes long and many include interactive components to check understanding.Read more

Based on the book Writing with Mentors by Marchetti & O’Dell, this article details using app reviews as a way to engage students in writing for authentic purposes. Steps for preparing and teaching lessons around app reviews are provided, as are several authentic app reviews that can serve as...Read more

Students in grades 3 and above will find this Strategy Journal a valuable reference as they begin each new writing task. As writing instruction is provided, and students begin to plan their written response, referring to their writing strategy journal may assist students to select a strategy...Read more

This grades 3-5 resource will help students “flesh out” their character descriptions when writing narrative and literary pieces. If the resource is duplexed, students can fold and cut along the lines to create a Skeleton Description Open-flap page.Read more

This graphic organizer was created to assist middle school students as they develop their skills in creating coherence in Informative/Explanatory writing.Read more

This middle school peer revision checklist for writing standard one will help guide students as they provide objective feedback to their peers.Read more

Check out this resource for students in grades 6, 7, and 8! Students benefit by using a checklist as they develop their revision skills as called for in Writing Standard 5. This tool assists students to self-reflect as they consider how to strengthen their writing through editing.Read more

A useful template to plan and organize authentic text-based instructionRead more