Extra Practice Exercises

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Chapter 6: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4, Lesson 5, Lesson 6
Chapter 7: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4
Chapter 8: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4, Lesson 5
Chapter 9: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4, Lesson 5
Chapter 10: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4
Chapter 11: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4, Lesson 5, Lesson 6, Lesson 7
Chapter 12: Lesson 1, Lesson 2, Lesson 3, Lesson 4, Lesson 5

Writing Rubrics

Writing rubrics for four purposes of writing: to explain (expository), to persuade (persuasive), to convey experience (narrative), and to inform (informative).

Writing Workshops

Six online Student Writing Workshops illustrate the nuts-and-bolts of the writing process—brainstorming, drafting, editing, and revising.

Writing Process Work-in-Progress
Pre-writing, Drafting, Revising, Editing and Proofreading, Publishing and Presenting

Description, Autobiographical Incident, Persuasive Essay, How-to Essay, Personal Response to Literature, Research Paper

Online Peer Review Form

The peer review form guides students as they evaluate each other's drafts — brainstorming, drafting, editing, and revising.

Professional Development

Teaching Writing in the Context of CCSS