Writing Strategy

20 writing hooks
MightyMiddles (plots twists)


Persuasive Writing

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persuasive writing guidelines
Persuasive Essay PROMPT

When writing a persuasive essay, sometimes we struggle with choosing the right words to best articulate our thoughts. Here is a helpful chart of words in support of or against.

Verb tense: this seems like a simple skill, BUT many students have trouble keeping consistent verb tense throughout their writing. See the videos from the Khan Academy for a simple review.

Subject/Predicate/Direct Object video lesson and notes:

Diagramming Sentences: Overview