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6 Best Writing Lessons Ever

Distance Learning Student Assignments


Purposeful Lessons and Activities to Engage K-8 Students

"It's no surprise but the resources you are putting together are AMAZING! Thank you for all of your work as we try to wrap our heads around a digital learning platform. As always, the EW team has exceeded our expectations! Thanks again for all you continue to do to support teaching and learning."

~ Maureen F. | Director, Language Arts / Social Studies

The creative, student and teacher focused, content team of Empowering Writers dove right into creating additional lessons and enhancing ways for teachers to support their students virtually. The results of their “can-do” attitude and support can be found in the Distance Learning Section of all our HUB guides.   Assign to your Google or Microsoft Classroom. 

Quick Writes

Students will practice the mechanics, parts of speech, figurative language, vocabulary, and genre techniques using short answer responses. Three weeks of quick writes are provided with directions for students to complete two a day.

Lesson Format: Google Slides & Microsoft Forms

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Distance Learning Lessons Quick Writes

Lessons of the Month -
Revised for Distance Learning

Empowering Writers popular Lessons of the Month have been revised for at home learning.  Many of these lessons connect to common literary themes in the books you are reading in your classrooms and the essays or literary analysis pieces that you are writing.  A wide range of skills are covered in the assignments and the necessary digital sources are included.

Lesson Format: Google Slides & Microsoft Powerpoint

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Skill Focused Fun Around the House

These engaging lessons cover a wide range of reading and writing skills.  The inspiration for their responses will come directly from students' home environment!  Each assignment included can be used for a daily writing assignment or even a week long challenge. 

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Kindergarten-1st Grade 

The K-1 Distance Learning Lessons include a variety of assignments spanning a range of foundational writing skills and strategies concurrent with the Empowering Writers methodology.  The lessons are stand-alone with skills presented in isolation. Every assignment can be sent to students exactly as is or separated into several lessons.

Lesson Format: Google Slides, Microsoft Powerpoint, and Printable PDF Packets

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