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Are you looking to provide specific feedback to your students in order to improve their writing? These samples are annotated for the specific skills students applied effectively in their writing …

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Topics:Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesOpinion Writing

Are you looking to provide specific feedback to your students in order to improve their writing? These samples are annotated for the specific skills students applied effectively in their writing …

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Topics:Narrative WritingStudent Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesResource by Grade LevelGrades 2-5

Are you looking to provide specific feedback to your students in order to improve their writing? These samples are annotated for the specific skills students applied effectively in their writing …

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Topics:Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesExpository WritingResource by Grade LevelGrades 2-5Response to TextExpository Student Writing Samples

These released item samples from the https://www.doe.mass.edu/ are analyzed for specific skills taught using the Empowering Writers approach. Each sample features the skills that the students successfully applied and suggestions …

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Topics:Student Writing LessonsStudent Writing SamplesMCASResponse to Text

With the advent of the CCSS, everyone is concerned about teaching Opinion Writing in response to text, to issues, situations, likes and dislikes. The underlying organizational structure of a well-crafted …

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What is your favorite season and why? Write a piece describing and explaining your favorite season. This was a prompt that until recently I would have used for my students …

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PROMPT: If you got to pick any pet in the pet store what would you pick and why. Explain your reasons. Use this student sample to discover how the lack …

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My daughter Hayley can argue anything! When she was in middle school if I said the sky was blue she would argue that it was really shades of gray. I …

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Topics:Student Writing SamplesArgumentative/Persuasive Writing

Where do I begin writing instruction in my k-1 classroom when my students are all over the map? Not literally, (although that is true of the K-1 classroom) but across …

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Topics:Student Writing SamplesK-1 Writing

Narrative: The Big Hairy Giant The student sample below showcases the use of the Magic of Three, a narrative skill that gives the reader a sense of anticipation or worry  The …

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