the top two can be changed to definition and characteristics.

for Thank You Ma'am
just in case anyone wants a group activity fir the first week.

I know we aren't using these poems, but I think James had a great technique here.

for "Thank You Ma'am"
How to quickly teach the MLA paper heading that directly translates to typing a paper as well. We need to get the whole school to do this again this year!!
ppt for the fill-in notes below
fill-in notes (& key) from the ppt above. I have the students keep this in their binders for the whole year.
RAFT Materials

Practice sheet for RAFT prompts

Diagnostic Assessments