When told to write a history essay, students tend to get stressed and some even shut down. This graphic organizer is a simplified way for students to organize their thoughts to write a clear and organized essay.
The founder of The Effective Educator taught AP US History for 8 years. Along the way, he collected thousands of lessons and resources related to US History and the AP exam. Some of these resources can be found below.
PEEL Your Paragraphs writing scaffold. Literacy mats. Particularly for extended writing in history or essays. Helps to make sure students can access at least Level 6 at Keys Stage 3 by explaining and evaluating.
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay … Read More