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Get-More-Points Essay Checklist

Avoidable mistakes can account for an average of 10 missed points on a writing assignment — that's the difference between a B and an A! Use this comprehensive checklist to get on top of the 7 most common types of errors. Never miss the easy points again! 

 

Intro & Conclusion Worksheet

A relevant introduction and conclusion frame your writing and give it momentum. You don't have to reinvent the wheel to write a great intro and conclusion. Just follow this step-by-step guide to include everything you need for a strong start and finish to your writing.

 

Procrastination Buster Worksheet

When a project is first assigned, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking you'll have plenty of time to work on it. But what exactly do you need to do, and when exactly will you do it? This worksheet takes you through all the steps of planning a big project, including avoiding scheduling conflicts and planning your writing process. 

 

Cooperative Paragraph-Writing Game

Help younger writers understand and practice paragraph structure with this fun and cooperative game. You can use it one-on-one with a single student or with a group. Great for any topic, including reviewing material at the end of a unit or offering students a chance to be experts on their favorite topics. Provide a fun break from individual writing while giving students a chance to show off their skills and learn from one another.

 

Paragraph Frames

Provide structure and key transition words to make drafting easier. These simple frames show exactly how to build a paragraph and take the pressure off of the organizing part of the brain so students can focus on creativity. Each frame includes a sample so young writers can see the potential of writing with a built-in structure. Great for use one-on-one with a student or in a classroom setting.

Plus...

  • How to Write a Lit Analysis Essay
  • Lit Analysis Outline Templates
  • 3 Types or Categories Outline Template
  • Topic Sentence & Concluding Sentence Recipes
  • Compare and Contrast Outline Template

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