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New~!  Resources for the Essay Writer - http://www.paperstarter.com/resources/resources-for-the-essay-writer  
Topics, Thesis; Types of Essays; Organization; Grammar/Syntax; Plagarism
 
Thank you to our friends from the Midwest Writing Club who have shared included our site in their resource guide :-) 

 Journaling - Access the journaling feature of Naviance

6 Traits of Writing -

  • Outlines and Materials - Graphic Organizers (see bottom right)

  • Writing Prompts - Right Brain - Serendipity, Story Starter, Sentence, Who/What/Where Games, Alliterative Sparks, Visual Sparks

 
R.A.F.T. - Reading Quest (includes Social Studies support)

 

Read Write Think

Document Creator

Writing a persuasive essay - Persuasion Mapping

Organizing your essay - Developing an Essay

Plot Diagram Support Materials - Overview

    K Materials - Grades 1 & 2 - Grades 3 & 4 - Grades 5 & 6 - Grades 7 & 8 - Grades 9 & 10  - Grades 11 & 12

 

SAS® Curriculum Pathways® - Resources, including Writing Reviser for Students 

For grades 6 and up, English and Spanish.  Available from any internet connection. 

   Students:  To access SAS:  http://www.sascurriculumpathways.com/login 

      (Teachers:  Contact your building Administrator or IT liason for codes to create your teacher account)
 
To find resources ~ For general support activities, enter in the search bar:  writing 
For Specific Tools:  Enter the quick link number in the box, upper right corner
For Writing Reviser:  Quick Link 1242
For Spanish Writing Tablet:  QL 1348
Concrete Language:  QL 1331
Writing a short story/Spanish:  QL 237
Prewriting, developing questions:  QL 1059
  1. Type the number 1242 in the Quick Launch field at the top right of the main page. 
  2. Once in the SAS® Curriculum Pathways® Writing Reviser, follow the directions of the numbered steps.  Be sure to always read the entire screen for useful information and tips. 
  3. Use the Spell Check and Analysis functions after entering an essay and then proceed with the numbered steps found in the sidebar on the left of the screen.
  4. Teachers:  If you would like to see the results of student essay analysis, provide your student with an email address and identify what information you'd like to see in the emailed results.
 

Tools:  Dictionary/Thesaurus

    Websters - Dictionary, Thesaurus, Spanish/English, etc. 

    Dictionary.com - Dictionary, Thesaurus, Translation Tools, etc.

    Visual Thesaurus - Searchable Plans, Customizable Spelling Bees