Use this 6 day unit to teach your students how to embed and cite quotes in their writing according to MLA Format - 8th Edition. My students showed a lot of improvement after a week. Students are given many opportunities to practice the skills and the quizzes and test give you a perfect idea of where your students are in terms of knowing the basics of MLA citation.
Teach middle school students how to write a strong thesis statement with a simple formula for argumentative, persuasive, opinion writing. Students identify the elements of topic, claim, and reasons, then rewrite the thesis from the opposite position using the element. Click to see a full preview.