RED, ORANGE, and PINK all lead to differentiated activities for students at different levels of writing proficiency.
This activity has low-level students fill out a structured planning sheet (called an I-Plan) to help write their essays. For even greater scaffolding, some students get a word bank.
I maintain a heavy emphasis on FSA prep and standards-based, data-driven instruction.
1.3 Analyzing Interactions quiz for Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”, with corresponding 1.1 Citing Evidence questions.
A writing activity which helps students clip their quotes, and integrate their evidence an elaborations.