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    How to Improve Student Writing With Writing Checklists

    Checklists are used for many academic tasks, and writing is a common one. Are they really effective? Absolutely! This post will explore why checklists are used, research results, and how to use writing checklists to improve student writing in the classroom.   Why Are Writing Checklists Used in the Classroom? When children have the opportunity to address their own mistakes within the writing process, it makes their learning more meaningful. They can fix mistakes as they go and develop their…

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    A Series of Step-By-Step Writing Mini Lessons

    Are you looking for ideas to help your students become successful writers? This post outlines the table of contents for  30+ writing mini lessons that has proven to help students write…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #38 on Final Copies

    Are your students ready to write a final copy? It is the step following peer reflections in the writing process. This writing mini lesson is part of a series of lessons…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #37 on Peer Reflections

    Do your students particpate in peer reflections? Peer reflection is a step in writing process after revising and editing a rough draft and before the final copy. It is one more…

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    Writing Mini Lesson #36 on Spelling

    Are you looking for teaching ideas for proofreading spelling? Students should edit their rough drafts using CUPS (Capitalization, Usage, Punctuation, Spelling) and this lesson focuses on the S for spelling. It…