Book Title: Week-by-Week Homework for Building Writing Skills: 30 Reproducible, Take-Home Sheets With Short Writing Models and Engaging Activities to Help Students Sharpen Their Writing (Teaching Resources)
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching Strategies)
Author: Mary Rose
Help students succeed on state writing assessments with this collection of weekly homework sheets that give them practice with “on demand” writing. Students learn how to respond to a prompt, write an attention-grabbing introduction, spice up their essay with lively verbs, descriptive adjectives, and figurative language, and more. Homework sheets include a note to parents that explains the skill being studied, lists related standards, provides samples of student work, and offers instructions on how to help their child complete the assignment. A great way to strengthen the home-school connection! For use with Grades 3-5.