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Advanced Composition Lesson Plans (Year) + Free Preview

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***This bundle includes 36+ Weeks of Lesson Plans for an Advanced Composition course for 12th Grade.

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Description: course content focuses on the writing process (planning, drafting, and revising). Students will focus on different writing genres and organizational structures: expository, persuasive, narrative, descriptive, comparison-contrast, exemplification, process analysis, classification, cause and effect, and definition. Advanced grammar Continue reading

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Grammatically Speaking Challenge

Grammatically Speaking

Grammatically Speaking

We had a little fun today in Language Arts/Writing with a game called Grammatically Speaking. I first viewed the quiz/game/challenge via my Facebook feed. I took the challenge, and I earned a 91%. I thought it was pretty fun as well as had the potential for friendly competition between my writing classes. The online quiz is provided by Staples. They prefaced the game with the following: “Whether you’re a stickler for good grammar or just curious about your punctuation prowess, test your grammar know-how with the Grammatically Speaking quiz. Use the dials to select the correct answers and then challenge your friends to beat your score.” I always tell my students that nobody has perfect grammar, but it doesn’t mean that we can’t try. I also let them know, proper grammar is the best as well as quickest way to get your point across. Furthermore, I let them know that their teacher still struggles with all the rules, so don’t feel bad if you make a few mistakes… Continue reading