Writing

Peer Revision-Edit Cards

Revising and editing are two completely different things. Click HERE to view or download a copy of our “Peer Revision-Edit Cards.”

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Text Dependent Question Bank

These questions are correlated to the Common Core Standards and are considered “text dependent.” That means you have to go back to the text to answer them completely. These were created by the Elk Grove Unified School District and originally shared via the EGUSD Common Core State Standards Website.

Text Dependent Question Bank Gr. 4

Text Dependent Question Bank Gr. 5

Text Dependent Question Bank Gr. 6

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Paraphrasing/Summarizing/Quoting Phrases

Click HERE for a list of sentence stems you can use to help you summarize, paraphrase, or quote evidence when writing.

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Transition Words

Click HERE for a huge list of transition words you can use in your writing.

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Idioms

Watch idioms acted out by “The Teacher” by clicking here.

The Phrase Finder

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6 + 1 Writing

Scored Writing Samples

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Persuasive Writing

ProCon.org

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Grammar

Guide to Grammar and Writing

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Sentence Study

Sentence Diagramming 

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The Writing Center 

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Expository Essay Map

ReadWriteThink.org’s Interactive Graphic Organizer

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Persuasive Essay Map

ReadWriteThink.org’s Interactive Graphic Organizer

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Paraphrasing

Read.Write.Think.Org Lesson and Materials

 Purdue University

University of Wisconsin