Discover Writing - For Students -
Student Writing Center from Barry Lane’s website: Discover Writing.
Contains many helpful lists such as strong leads, strong endings,
strong verbs, and strong smells. Includes a good deal of humor.
The Five Paragraph Essay
The five-paragraph essay is a very specific approach, some would say
rigid, to writing a well-organized essay. This website gives all the
details and includes links to many websites for additional help and
Grammar and Writing - Great website that allows you to select
what it is that you want to know about concerning grammar and
writing. Also has PowerPoint presentations to download.
Heinemann's Resource Center - Heinemann books and teaching resources – an
excellent publishing company
for K-12 teachers in
Ralph Fletcher's Tips for Young Writers -
Teacher and poet Ralph Fletcher writes about writing and teaching
writing. His website includes a list of tips for young writers about
getting ideas for writing, keeping a writer’s notebook, revising
writing, and finding places to publish or share.
Writing Roadmap 2.0 - All WV teachers in grades 4-10 have
unlimited access to this program which is provided by the WVDE. It
is a valuable teaching tool and allows students to receive immediate
feedback (scoring rubric) on their essays. An online
demonstration is also available.
Contact Sandra Foster, Coordinator of Writing Assessment at the WVDE
for technical support (firstname.lastname@example.org)