For Student Writers

This collection features videos to inspire student writers. 

Type
Persuasive Writing
Persuasive Writing

Lesson

The students will take part in shared writing about a class favorite movie. Students will be able to create their own persuasive writing pieces.

Informative Writing
Informative Writing

Lesson

The students will revise and edit their on informative writing pieces. They will also help a partner revise and edit by giving supportive feedback on partners writing piece.

Artifactual Literacy
Artifactual Literacy

Lesson

Students will evaluate effective writing techniques in non-fiction storytelling. Students will complete an assignment where they will tell their own life stories.

Writing Letters
Writing Letters

Lesson

The students will learn how to form a proper letter. They will be able to remove key ideas/details from a text and apply it to their writing. They will also be able to incorporate transition and...

Ann Grifalconi | Baker's Dozen
Ann Grifalconi | Baker's Dozen

Video

Ann Grifalconi is an author and illustrator from New York City. She specializes in presenting realistic characters from other cultures. Her book, The Village of Round and Square Houses, is a Caldecott...
Opinion Writing
Opinion Writing

Lesson

Students will be able to form an opinion piece concerning one of their classmate’s character traits and give reasons to support that opinion.

What Can You Write About? | National Book Month
What Can You Write About? | National Book Month

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You probably have some ideas about your story now. Look at your field notes and the rest of your research. What in the world can you write about? For more information on April Pulley Sayre's books...