Writing Help ~ Powerpoints, Graphic Organizers, Rubrics, Etc.
These are posted here as tools or ideas for you to do with as you see fit. I don't promise that they're perfect, or even perfect for YOUR kids in YOUR class... feel free to modify them as you wish to fit your needs.
If you come up with variations or alternatives with which you're particularly pleased, and care to share, I'd love to see them or share them if you're comfortable in so doing.
10 Steps to Writing a Decent Complex Thesis (student handout)
10 Steps to Writing a Decent Complex Thesis (Powerpoint)
Topic Sentences (Powerpoint)
Essay Outline (Graphic Organizer)
Essay Outline Peer Evaluation (Rubric)