ESs should give each parent/student the handouts in this column below.
Instruction and Practice Materials
ESs need to make sure each parent/student is aware of theInstruction & Practice Materials in this column, that each parent/student is shown these links, and that the ES prints and provides the materials to any parent/student who wants them. Highly recommended, but not required.
ESs need to make sure each parent/student is aware of the Persuasive Web Links in this column. These Web Links are resources only, and provide optional support.
ESs need to make sure each parent/student is aware of the General Writing Web Links in this column. These Web Links are resources only, and provide optional support.
2. "Mock" Practice Assignments K-12
(Highly recommended, but optional)
4. Scoring Rubrics
6. How to Write for the Writing Assignments
7. Scoring Checklists
--The Persuasive Writing Standards
--What is Persuasive Writing?
--Persuasive Composition Characteristics
--How to Write for the Writing Assignments
Grade K: Instruction
Grade 1: Instruction
Grade 2: Two Paragraph Example / Blank Organizer
Grade 3: Three Paragraph Example / Blank Organizer
Grades 4-12: Writing the Thesis - Persuasive Organizer
Grades 4-12: Five Paragraph Persuasive Essay Outline
Grades 4-12: How to Write Five Paragraph Persuasive Essay
*Strategies and Vocabulary
Persuasive Writing Web Links
The Five Paragraph Essay
CDE 4th & 7th Grade Writing Prompts, Scoring Examples, Student Samples - Best Pick!
More Persuasive Writing Prompts
Persuasive Lessons & Web Quests
Persuasive Writing - Student Samples
Online Writing Resources
Comprehensive Writing Guides
Comprehensive Grammar Guides
Elements of Style, by Strunk
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Citation - MLA, APA, Chicago, and more
California Writing Genres
School year(s) genre is emphasized